Scrum Master

Job Description

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Company: Guest Supply
Location: US-NJ-Somerset
Zip Code: 08873
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 5
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

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OVERVIEW:
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why we’re at the heart of food and service.

 

Summary

Coach agile team by instilling agile practices & methods, raising the performance of agile teams through impediment management, continuous improvement, and process facilitation.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides experience and insights for the Product Owner and team in the creation and ongoing management of the backlog
  • Facilitates effective sprint planning sessions, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives, promoting team ownership
  • Provides insight into the priorities, through an understanding of technical issues, and identifying dependencies on other teams
  • Coaches teams to interact in ways that ensure clear communication of product requirements and team commitments
  • Coaches continuous improvement and self-organizing behaviors in the team while promoting the use of agile practices
  • Clears the team’s impediments and ensures team is raising and clearing impediments on a daily basis
  • Reviews progress, issues and risks and teaches team to conducts problem analysis as well as conflict resolution
  • Identifies gaps in knowledge and addresses them through teaching, mentoring, and coaching of best practices across teams
  • Mentors other SMs through Community of Practice and other informal forums
  • Supervises delivery team members as they commit to and deliver work

 

Mandatory Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5-8 years experience in the role of a Scrum Master in an agile environment
  • Strong understanding of Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban and other agile development frameworks
  • Strong understanding of agile Project Management Tools such as Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, HP agile Manager, Rally etc.

Competencies

  • Demonstrated l servant leadership with the ability to foster team engagement and collaboration
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to manage and resolve conflicts
  • Demonstrated problem solver and active seeker of solutions
  • Effective change management skills in a fast-paced agile environment

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Guest Supply is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time