Scrum Master in Charlotte, NC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  819624

Key Responsibilities:

• Continually reinforce the Agile principles and values for the delivery team members, stakeholders, and BHF associates.

• Help the team identify, raise, and resolve impediments.

• Facilitate and assist Agile Scrum or Kanban teams in ceremonies including standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, retrospectives, and PI planning sessions.

• Provide situational coaching and support team members to optimize their use of Agile.

• Help teams enable built-in quality by executing practices such as DevOps, CDCI Pipeline, Integrated Test Strategies, and automation.

• Lead and participate in communities of practice – populated with both Brighthouse and vendor employees – that serve to both promote best practices and solicit input on how to continuous improve operations.

• Participate in Agile organizational design discussions, making suggestions on Agile operating models based on knowledge, experience, observation, and team input.

• Must be comfortable working with all types of teams as this role may rotate to different teams throughout the organization (IT, Marketing, Actuarial, Data + Analytics).

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

• Must demonstrate solid understanding of Agile principles, values, and ceremonies.

• Prior experience affecting change in organizations towards agile adoption and sustainability

• Servant / leader mindset (while emphasizing accountability) is critical.

• Strong communication, facilitation, presentation and leadership capabilities.

• 3-5 years experience as Scrum Master or Agile team member.

• Must be comfortable working on a teams that include other BHF employees as well as 3rd party vendors.

• Experience managing / coordinating / escalating external dependencies for a team.

• Agile Certification desired.