Job Description :
Job Description:
iEN Program SAFe Scrum Master: The SAFe Scrum Master will be in the Demand Management Office (DMO) supporting an enterprise-wide systems network/services program. The SM will report directly to the SAFe team lead but needs to be independent with the ability to listen to stakeholders, follow up and be proactive in all aspects. The SM works closely with multiple internal VZ project team members, partnering with key stakeholders to ensure requirements are met. The SM will focus on multiple work streams to ensure the committed deliverables are met.

Scrum Masters are servant leaders and coaches for an Agile Team. They help educate the team in Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Kanban, and SAFe, ensuring that the agreed Agile process is being followed. They also help remove impediments and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement.

MUST HAVE SKILLS:
Exhibits Lean-Agile leadership – Exhibits the behaviors of a Lean-Agile Leader with a Lean-Agile Mindset. Helps the team embrace SAFe Core Values, adopt and apply SAFe Principles, and implement SAFe practices.
Certified Agile Scrum Master (SAFe Scrum Master preferable) track record of success
Supports the team rules – The rules of an Agile Team are lightweight, but they are rules nonetheless, and the Scrum Master is responsible for reinforcing them. These may include the rules of Scrum, Built-In Quality practices from Extreme Programming (XP), Work in Process (WIP) limits from Kanban, and any other process rules the team has agreed.
Facilitates the team’s progress toward team goals – The Scrum Master is trained as a team facilitator and is continuously engaged in challenging the old norms of development to improve performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity. They help the team focus on daily and Iteration Goals in the context of current Program Increment (PI) Objectives.
Leads team efforts in relentless improvement – Helps the team improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitates the team retrospective. Teaches problem-solving techniques and helps the team become better problem-solvers for themselves.
Facilitates meetings – Facilitates all team meetings, including (where applicable) the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, and Iteration Retrospective.
Supports the Product Owner – The Scrum Master helps the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
Eliminates impediments – Many blocking issues will be beyond the team’s authority or may require support from other teams. The Scrum Master actively addresses these issues so that the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the Iteration.
Promotes SAFe quality practices – SAFe provides guidance to assist the teams in constantly improving the quality of their deliverables and meeting the Definition of Done (DoD The Scrum Master helps foster the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship that is the hallmark of effective Agile teams.
Builds a high-performing team – Focuses on ever-improving team dynamics and performance. Helps the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth. Escalates people problems to management where necessary, but only after internal team processes have failed to resolve the issue; helps individuals and teams through personnel changes.

DESIRED SKILLS:
5+ years of directly related experience in Project Management
Self-starter with demonstrated ability to learn quickly in an unstructured environment with little or no supervision
Proven experience with systems integrations preferably in the ERP/Accounting space
Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholder groups and functions across a complex organization
Previous experience creating and delivering status updates / presentations to all levels of management
Ability to build and maintain strong partnerships across a complex organization in many regions
Proven track record of successfully managing multiple project phases at various stages of the project life cycle

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
Scrum Master or SAFe 4.5 Scrum Master certification (current SPC 4.5 certification if possible
REQUIRED SHIFT: 8-5 M-F required