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2395 Scrum Master/Agile Team Coordinator

Location: Bend, OR

Description:
We’re looking for a Scrum Master with passion for building high-performing teams, maintaining velocity, removing impediments, and who has deep experience in fostering team engagement, ownership and accountability. If you are a Scrum Master who is a convincing advocate for Agile and is passionate towards continuous improvement, please apply at careers@itmotives.com. We value and encourage diversity in the workplace and women, minorities, and veterans are highly encouraged to apply. Thank you.

Job Type: Contract to Hire

Additional Information:
More about this role:
-You will serve as scrum master and coach in facilitating the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) for the Business Intelligence team and their business partners, while helping to guide the organization through the transition from traditional into lean Agile methods. You will use your strong communication and personal skills to foster great collaboration with product end users and other teams within the organization. Your command of your scrum teams’ capacities and dependencies along with your understanding of business user needs will enable you to clear impediments and maximize the business benefits that can be achieved with the team capacity.
-This role is critical to executing a BI Portfolio prioritization process for multiple teams delivering work products to support a broad range of business portfolios and teams. You will be a steward and a custodian of the SAFe process. You need to be willing to roll up your sleeves to support the team to ensure that objectives are achieved.
-Establish team processes that adhere to lean Agile concepts and principles, while accommodating practical needs of the organization
-Support teams in execution of the Scaled Agile Framework and Agile Release Train resulting in decreased lead time to delivery and increased velocity
-Facilitate prioritization meetings and status communications with end users
-Manage the intake of requests into a scrum or kanban process for BI Portfolio DevOps teams and for the BI Portfolio Infrastructure teams that build the supporting data platforms
-Partner with Team Leads who manage infrastructure and product development to help achieve team alignment in priorities and solution designs
-Record and address dependencies, impediments and retrospective action items in a timely manner
-Facilitate Scrum meetings and agendas – Be able to manage to a time box and parking lot for off agenda topics
-Maintain sprint backlog and velocity metrics and maintain accurate and up-to-date metrics
-Collaborate with other teams and Scrum Masters to coordinate work, manage dependencies and improve the environment for Agile development
-Coach the teams and organization on the Scaled Agile Framework and lean Agile principles
-Lead teams to self-organization and continuous improvement to sustain Agility

What you’ll bring to the Team:
-Three plus years of experience as a Scrum Master and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced business intelligence environment where requests are constantly evolving
-Demonstrated ability to foster team engagement, ownership, and accountability
-Strong ability to coordinate inter-team dependencies resulting in successful delivery of large-scale efforts
-Proven ability to interface with internal and external clients to manage expectations and deadlines; i.e. scheduling, communication, escalation and risk analysis
-Ability to navigate teams from traditional into lean Agile methods
-Strong communication, organization and coordination skills, with the ability to effectively handle multiple complex issues simultaneously
-Experience with Business Intelligence, Data Analysis, Data Science and Data Architecture nice-to-have
-Holds current Scrum Master or SAFe Certification
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience