Cvent | Technology | Tysons Corner, VA
We are looking for a Scrum Master who will, drive our development teams to efficiently reach corporate goals. The Scrum Master facilitates processes, escalates impediments, manages risk, promotes architectural strength, and helps to drive continuous improvement at the project level. A project is composed of multiple development teams associated with one business line and the Scrum Master acts as a servant leader to maintain alignment with product strategy and corporate priorities.
What You Will Be Doing
Helps to establish release and sprint cadence
Coordinates with product owners to keep the release and individual team sprint backlogs groomed
Facilitates release planning, review and retrospective events at the project and team level
Publishes committed project objectives
Identifies and escalates impediments
Maintains relevant metrics to help the team monitor their performance
Coordinates elements of the release plan with other technology staff outside of the project
Takes responsibility for managing dependencies between the project team and third parties, release managers, or between the project team and other development teams.
Facilitates Scrum of Scrums
Encourages Architect and Team collaboration
Coordinates timely response and support to production line customer issues and helps to ensure that teams maintain adherence to Service Level Agreements
Participates in project release estimation process
Communicates project status to stakeholders
Promotes adherence to Agile software development best practices
Drives continuous improvement initiatives at the project and team level
Coaches and mentors individual team Agile coaches and scrum masters
Acts as an Agile coach to the project team
What You Need for this Postion
- Software development and/or project management experience, in a professional environment using Agile methodologies
5+ years of technology or software/SaaS industry experience including 2+ years as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach for multiple development teams
Understanding of backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition
Large/enterprise application development experience using Agile methodologies
Strong leadership, time management, conflict resolution, and analytical skills.
Able to act as servant leader at the project level
Situational Awareness - Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
Enthusiastic - Must be high-energy
Drive for continual improvement
Quick learner - Must be able to quickly gain a high level understanding of the technical and business domains of the development teams
Self-motivation and the ability to work under minimal supervision are a must
Outstanding written and oral communication.
Experience with Atlassian Tools such as Jira and Confluence preferred, but not required
CSM is a plus
Need more reasons to consider us? We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision,semi-annual bonuses, 401K match, and other great perks! If you would like to learn more about Cvent and our products, visit our website at www.cvent.com?
Cvent maintains a drug-free workplace