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Scrum Master/Agile Coach 

About the Organization Since 1986 LERETA's nationwide team of real estate tax and flood professionals has provided the mortgage and insurance industries the fastest, most accurate and complete access to property tax and flood information across the nation. LERETA is an industry leader with an enormous focus on technology, innovation, and commitment to service excellence.  
Open Date 5/24/2022  
Position Scrum Master/Agile Coach  
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Category Information Technology  
Location Pomona  
Req Number INF-22-00016  
Description

The Scrum Master/Agile Coach helps teams embrace Agile core values and teaches them how to apply Agile principles and practices. The role is a highly visible as it collaborates with various levels of IT and PMO leadership. The position is responsible for coaching and developing teams by providing direction, creating opportunities for engagement, and removing impediments to support the company’s overall strategy and objectives.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and maintains consistent and beneficial Agile Process methodologies within a software development team by conducting daily standups, sprint retrospective, sprint planning, grooming, sprint review ceremonies, etc.
  • Works with Product Owners and Stakeholders to identify and clarify priority of project-related needs
    • Ensures collaboration to create an understanding of user needs and timely delivery of user stories, wireframes, and other required artifacts needed for the overall success of a project
  • Works with the Product Owner to ensure that the team's backlog is well groomed and actionable - defining acceptable states of issues
  • Helps determine and maintain overall team velocity and capacity with regards to the team's roadmap of projects and planning/prioritization
  • Escalates issues of concern or risk related to deliverables and can work with Stakeholders and Developments Managers to address or mitigate such issues
  • Works with multiple teams in a Scrum Master role and is focused on the successful processes and outcomes related to those teams
  • Defines, standardizes, and sets consistent processes throughout the engineering organization
  • Works with the leadership to focus the team's work effort, addresses risks/areas of concerns, provides feedback, and supports the health of the team
  • Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
  • Coaches teams on agile cultures, values, principles, and practices including agile product and project management and continuous improvement
  • Ensures Product teams understand the business, product vision, and sprint goals. Develop and negotiate effective user stories, acceptance criteria, and definition of done for the teams.
    • Coaches Product teams to ensure sprint backlogs are well managed, commitments are adhered to, stories are swarmed, sprint goals are predictably delivered, quality and performance expectations are met.
  • Works with the leadership to focus the team's work effort, address risks/areas of concerns, provide feedback, and support the health of the team.
  • Collaborates with teams across the enterprise to educate on agile principles, best practices, and tools to improve productivity
  • Works with Product Owners to develop release plans and ensure product backlogs are deep, healthy, and well groomed

This position will perform other duties as assigned based on the needs of the department.

 

 

 
Position Requirements

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and maintains consistent and beneficial Agile Process methodologies within a software development team by conducting daily standups, sprint retrospective, sprint planning, grooming, sprint review ceremonies, etc.
  • Works with Product Owners and Stakeholders to identify and clarify priority of project-related needs
    • Ensures collaboration to create an understanding of user needs and timely delivery of user stories, wireframes, and other required artifacts needed for the overall success of a project
  • Works with the Product Owner to ensure that the team's backlog is well groomed and actionable - defining acceptable states of issues
  • Helps determine and maintain overall team velocity and capacity with regards to the team's roadmap of projects and planning/prioritization
  • Escalates issues of concern or risk related to deliverables and can work with Stakeholders and Developments Managers to address or mitigate such issues
  • Works with multiple teams in a Scrum Master role and is focused on the successful processes and outcomes related to those teams
  • Defines, standardizes, and sets consistent processes throughout the engineering organization
  • Works with the leadership to focus the team's work effort, addresses risks/areas of concerns, provides feedback, and supports the health of the team
  • Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
  • Coaches teams on agile cultures, values, principles, and practices including agile product and project management and continuous improvement
  • Ensures Product teams understand the business, product vision, and sprint goals. Develop and negotiate effective user stories, acceptance criteria, and definition of done for the teams.
    • Coaches Product teams to ensure sprint backlogs are well managed, commitments are adhered to, stories are swarmed, sprint goals are predictably delivered, quality and performance expectations are met.
  • Works with the leadership to focus the team's work effort, address risks/areas of concerns, provide feedback, and support the health of the team.
  • Collaborates with teams across the enterprise to educate on agile principles, best practices, and tools to improve productivity
  • Works with Product Owners to develop release plans and ensure product backlogs are deep, healthy, and well groomed

This position will perform other duties as assigned based on the needs of the department.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Scrum Alliance CSM or CSP certification or PMIs Agile Certified Professional (ACP)
  • Experience with SAFe
 
EOE Statement We are an Equal Employment/ Affirmative Action Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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