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Scrum Master

Posted on Jan 15, 2021 by Community Brands

Austin, TX
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Position: Scrum Master Location: Remote Job Id: 556 # of Openings: 1 Community Brands is a software company that helps organizations achieve social good. Through our technology, we assist more than 100,000 associations, nonprofits, K-12 schools, faith-based organizations, and partners grow stronger and achieve their missions. Like our clients, our nearly 1,500+ employees strive to improve the world in which they live, and we believe that technology plays an important role in that. We are techies and volunteers who dream big and are motivated by more than just a cool job (though that's a great perk). The Community Brands culture is one where employees can pursue this passion as part of their profession, and we're looking for great employees to join us! Community Brands is seeking a Scrum Master with 3-5 years of experience to join our Nonprofit Solutions division. In this role, you will facilitate the success of your team by leveraging Agile techniques to enable predictable delivery of high quality and valuable software. You will act as a servant leader and guide, fostering an environment of high performance, continuous flow, and relentless improvement. We are open to remote candidates, but preference will be given to candidates in Austin, TX. About You: - You have acted as a full-time Scrum Master for a few years. You can leverage real-world experience, and you are eager to learn and grow. - You understand what it means to be a servant leader - You are passionate about Agile principles and values, and you understand that they need to be integrated into the reality of a fiscally oriented corporation - You believe you and your team can succeed. You enjoy the challenges of coaching and inspiring teams to ever higher levels of Agile maturity. - You challenge the status quo, and you propose solutions - You like analyzing and disseminating dataResponsibilities and Duties: - Guide Best Practice. Teach and advocate the Scrum framework, process, and rules and help the team follow Agile best practices as established by the team and the organization. - Facilitate the team's progress toward team goals. Continuously seek improvement in areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity. Help the team focus on daily and sprint goals, through the following: - Pursue commitment. Ensure that the product owner and team have a shared, agreed upon understanding of the commitment for each sprint. - Promote visibility. Maintain transparency into the team's work for all stakeholders at an appropriate level of detail. Radiate information, including established KPIs. - Remove impediments. Support the team in eliminating impediments blocking commitments. - Track capacity and optimize flow. Work with the team to establish the available velocity for each sprint. Use the techniques of Lean to optimize flow. - Facilitate process. Facilitate team meetings, including sprint planning, daily stand-up, retrospectives, stakeholder meetings, and sprint review. - Support the Product Owner. Support backlog management and refinement. Guide the team in sizing and establishing estimates. Foster a healthy team dynamic regarding scope and priorities. - Drive accountability and lead team efforts in relentless improvement. Help the team take responsibility for their actions by enabling a culture of trust and continuous improvement. Facilitate effective retrospectives and help the team become better problem solvers. - Enable a high-performing team. Apply coaching and development techniques to drive continuous improvement in team performance and satisfaction. Help the team exploit strengths and work through challenges, only escalating to management when the team cannot resolve on its own. - Coordinate with other teams. Support the team's efforts to continuously improve communications and relationships with other teams. Encourage an attitude of mutual respect between the team and stakeholders. Represent the team at the Scrum of Scrums and help coordinate cross-team efforts using a scaled Agile approach. - Champion Agility. Help the team embrace and adopt Agile values, principles, and practices. Contribute to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the team. Maintain awareness of industry trends and new technology, and explore those that would benefit our teams.Skills - Skilled at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, facilitation, and other Agile techniques - Some experience using Lean techniques of visualization and limiting Work in Progress (WIP), and reducing batch sizes and managing queue lengths - Strong coaching and motivation skills - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Strong analysis and problem-solving skills - Strong organizational skills, including ability to prioritize and multitask - Proactive and self-motivated - Knowledge of software development tools, languages, and standardsEducation & Experience - Scrum Master certification - Bachelor's degree or relevant experience - 1-3 years in a Scrum Master role on a software development team - Experience with the software product development processBonus - Located near our Austin, TX office - Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) - Experience working with Microsoft Azure/TFS - Experience with Kanban - Have been a Scrum Master on two teams simultaneously - Experience coaching a team in which Scrum is not yet fully understood and adoptedGood People, Doing Good Things: Employees at Community Brands are techies and volunteers who strive to make the Company a great place to work. We dream big and are motivated to help our customers use the technology we create to improve the world around us. And, we look forward to you being part of our story! - Flexible Planned Paid Time Off - Generous Sick Leave - Casual Environment - Purpose Driven Culture - Work-life balance - Passionate about Community Involvement - Company Paid Parental Leave - Company Paid Short Term Disability - Remote Flexibility Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


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