Scrum Master Digital Employee Experience

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by Nike

Portland, OR 97201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description

Description

Nike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world's largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.

Digital Employee Experience is a new program as part of Nike's culture strategy with the goal to create a more connected, intuitive, productive, inspiring, and digital experience for our employees.
The Digital Employee Experience project team needs a strong Scrum Master who will lead self-organizing and self-managing teams in applying and optimizing Agile practices to maximize team performance and effectiveness.

Responsibilities

  • Operates as a team-based servant leader in service to the teams needs.
  • Ensures the team is practicing Agile principles.
  • Partners with, coaches and supports Product Owner in managing the backlog to ensure it is properly prioritized and appropriately sized.
  • Facilitates all of the Scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, planning meetings, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, demos).
  • Establishes, tracks and communicates agile metrics (such as team velocity and sprint progress/burn down chart) to team, management and any impacted stakeholders.
  • Facilitates alignment and assistsProduct Owner and Delivery Teamwith making appropriate commitments.
  • Identifies, removes and/or escalates risks, roadblocks and cross team dependencies that are unresolvable by the team and interfere with the teams ability to deliver commitments.
  • Accountable for promoting continuous improvement by coaching the team to use metrics to identify and measure progress.
  • Participates with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization and cross-scrum collaboration on delivery execution.
  • Continuously learns new approaches to facilitation, agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics.
  • Helps the Team to focus on delivery of high quality stories on a predictable, sustainablecadence.
Skills

  • In-depth understanding of Agile Principles and how they're applied in workplace culture
  • Strong facilitation and coaching skills within teams and groups (cross-functional in Technology as well as Business groups)
  • Experience resolving issues across teams
  • Effective communication, team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills
  • Sufficient understanding of technology systems and the team's ecosystem to help team overcome roadblocks


Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience supporting or leading a team
  • Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools
  • Familiarity or experience with other agile methodologies such as LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.
  • Relevant certification in the field preferred (examples below)
    • Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)
    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
    • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
    • Agile Scrum Master (ASM)
    • Scrum Master Certified (SCM)
    • SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Certification


Reference: 561327147

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