Job Description :

Title: Sr Scrum Master JobDiva #: 21-02526 Company: COX Automotive Pay Rate: $70/Hour Position Type: Right to Hire Location: Austin, TX, United States (Need only Locals)

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Our client. is an industry leading innovator and provider of automotive software solutions. Since the company was founded in 2005, our client has launched several first-in industry innovations, including its current suite of solutions that deliver a better way to price, appraise and stock pre-owned vehicles. We are a fast-moving technology company specializing in web & mobile application solutions for the Automotive Industry.

As a Senior Scrum Master, you will take ownership of developing scrum teams that deliver exceptional results to achieve business outcomes, irrespective of the challenges the team may encounter. Your team will use an inspect and adapt cycle to continuously improve the delivery of valuable, working software, and they will take complete responsibility for failures without looking for excuses. This team will have a laser focus on the creation of valuable, working software and will utilize a collaborative process that minimizes defects, rework, and time spent on work that will never contribute to delivering value to clients. The team will use sufficient and effective communication to create a shared consciousness of current state, desired state and a shared understanding of quality, value, and time to market goals. This team will set and consistently achieve sprint goals and all members of the team will experience work as both sustainable and challenging.

Your Role:

  • Facilitate the pragmatic use of Agile ceremonies that consistently produce the benefits intended by the agile framework and enable the organization to deliver products incrementally using inspect and adapt cycles.
  • Drive high performance and collaboration in teams that themselves accountable and interact constructively within the team and outside of the team with all members of the organization
  • Own the use of an accurate, complete, readable, single source for artifacts and workflow information that the organization needs in order to engage in continuous planning, observe/monitor work in progress, and quantify the inspect and adapt cycle at the scrum team level.
  • Coach the team on writing user stories that ultimately enable scrum team focus and prioritization
  • Facilitate the identification of delivery focused solutions to address true root cause of issues
  • Own full alignment across dependent teams within a release train; manage risks and dependencies such that all parties are aligned with delivery strategy and sequence. Drive over-communication as necessary to ensure a shared understanding of dependencies.
  • Proactively identify, manage and communicate impediments to expedite resolution.
  • Drive scrum team accountability for ensuring the sprint commitment is less than / very close to the average velocity over the last five sprints, maximizing the likelihood of delivery on sprint commitments.
  • 5+ years of direct experience in the scrum master role, during which time you successfully drove continuously improved team performance with software development teams using Scrum or Kanban
  • 5+ years of direct experience in the scrum master role working with teams using Agile Engineering practices (Automated Testing, TDD, Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment, BDD, Pairing, Mobbing, etc.)

What we look for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Psychology (with work experience in IT organizations) or equivalent work experience.
  • Mastery of the SDLC, demonstrated by expertise on the various phases of work associated with software development
  • Mastery of the Agile framework demonstrated by expertise on how to achieve the positive outcomes associated with Agile
  • Advanced skills writing queries and ability to interpret data (strong Excel or Tableau skills are a plus)
  • Demonstrated success resolving inter-team / intra-team conflict and building relationships in a complex team environment
  • Mastery of industry standard information radiators (preferably Rally; but experience with JIRA, TFS or another standard radiator will be considered)

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