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Scrum Master

Company: Fiserv
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our Platform Engineering group is focused on bringing new and emerging infrastructure technologies to Fiserv while delivering them in an iterative and incremental manner. We need change agents who can align cross-functional teams to ensure the best possible experience for our business partners. Scrum Masters who join our team are passionate about people and helping others get things done.Our Scrum Masters communicate, coordinate, and facilitate, doing whatever it takes to help the team deliver what's asked of them. You are an Agilist that promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery, and encourages a rapid and flexible response to change while coaching the team into being self-organizing and adopting agile principles. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, this is a great place to grow your career!In this role, you can expect to---Assist Product Owners by:+ Making sure everyone on the team understands the product & sprint goals and scope+ Helping maintain the backlog+ Facilitating agile rituals/events (daily standups, retros, backlog refinement, etc.)+ Working with Product Owner and team to break down Features into Product Backlog items that execute on the Feature's acceptance criteria+ Forecasting team velocity and partners with Product Owner to develop timeline/roadmap utilizing dashboards and other visual metricsAssist the Team by:+ Ensures the team's work (ALL of it!) is on the board, visible, and understood+ Coaching the team into self-organization+ Protects the team from scope creep and distractions+ Resolves impediments that prevent the team from moving forward+ Addresses and resolves concerns raised in retrospective+ Provides data points to feed into metrics dashboard (burndown, velocity, impediments, risks, and decisions)+ Identifies dependencies, tradeoffs, and risks that may appear in the requirements backlog+ Collaborates with documentation teams to ensure proper documentation of product capabilities+ Aid the team in developing, modifying, and adhering to a team working agreement+ Maturing the team through their chosen agile frameworkAssist the Organization by:+ Encouraging the adoption of proper agile methodologies in their workflow+ Coaching their team on the transition to a working scrum framework+ By working with other teams to coordinate cross-team dependencies in order to facilitate team goalsThe ideal candidate will exhibit strong leadership skills; will be forward thinking, self-motivated, and able join a diverse, highly talented team, continuously striving for excellence.This position will be exposed to the latest technology, and training opportunities will be present across a wide range of disciplines, such as Cloud, Containers, Event Streaming, automation and more. Growth opportunities for the position are expected, as the enterprise scales to meet the demands of transforming our technology.**Basic skills and qualifications for consideration:**+ A bachelor's degree in computer science or related field of study is, or equivalent other hands-on experience will be considered+ Minimum: 5+ years of hands-on experience as a Scrum Master+ Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.+ Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures+ Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certification+ Excellent verbal, written, facilitation and presentation skills**Preferred Qualifications for Consideration:**+ Proficient in Clarity, Azure DevOps, Jira and Atlassian Suite+ Proven success in delivering product features and enhancements iteratively, while ensuring customer satisfaction+ Capacity to embrace change and quickly adapt to new situations, changes in direction, and altering priorities+ Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment+ Ability to handle multiple scrum teams and assignments+ Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, providing options and recommendations relating to resolving issues, mitigating risks, and resolving escalated items.All candidates being considered must be legally authorized to work in US without any kind of visa restrictions. You must be either a US Citizen or a Perm Resident. Unfortunately, we are not in a situation to sponsor any visas for this role. This is an on-site role.

Keywords: Fiserv, Alpharetta , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Alpharetta, Georgia

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