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Scrum Master – CTO Hardware Engineering – NA (contract position)

Posted on: March 29, 2017

Position: Scrum Master – CTO Hardware Engineering – NA

Job Status: Salaried Exempt (contract position)

Department: RAG

Reports to: CTO – Mobile Automation

 

Overview:
This position will be a member of the Mobile Automation (AGV) team.  The project team consists of a global group of engineers and technical leaders located in Europe, Asia, North America, and Australia, focused on the development of automated guided vehicles for industrial and commercial use.

This position will facilitate 1-2 of the North American hardware teams.  This individual will work closely with a dynamic leadership team including other Scrum Masters, Product Managers, Product Owners, and Developers.  The position will support the teams in the delivery and execution of committed goals.

Team Contributions:

  • Execute on behaviors of servant-based leadership that garner strong relationships within and outside of the scrum team
  • Facilitate discussions in decision making
  • Ensure scrum teams are focused on the highest priority item set by the product owner and product owner agent at all times
  • Facilitate the daily scrum, sprint planning and team retrospective
  • Engage the team in estimation exercises that target the team’s goals and create accountability
  • Empower team members to own effort and initiatives within their teams through self-organization
  • Support the use of JIRA and Confluence by adhering to standard work guidelines
  • Remove roadblocks from the team to enable members the most efficient development atmosphere
  • Contribute to a highly engaged co-located environment
  • Support the Product Owner(s) in coordination of requirements gathering
  • Ensure teams are executing effort in accordance to standard work processes

Experience/Skill Preferred:

  • Experience executing effort in a Scrum framework
  • Understanding of the Scrum Framework
  • Eagerness to guide a team to their goals
  • Action-oriented with a positive & engaging energy
  • Highly customer focused. Able to understand the customer(s) point of view and how that guides the project’s scope and needs
  • Effective communication skills. Needs the ability to properly communicate to a variety of audiences including scrum teams, business users, first adapters, and team members from a variety of countries around the globe
  • Strong team and collaboration skills
  • Ability to recognize behavioral patterns to create awareness of efficiency opportunities
  • Certification in Scrum a plus
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of iterative development

Travel:

  • Travel – Up To 25% (including International)