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Sr. Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-00246
Location: Gilbert, Arizona
Start Date: 01/15/2018
 
  • Description:
    The Scrum Master (SM) facilitates communication, coordination, and cooperation within a Scrum team. The SM assists the team in achieving their delivery goal of creating astonishing products.  The Scrum Master is a servant as the leader who promotes self-organization, self-management, and delivery via the effective use of Scrum and lean practices.  The Scrum Master upholds the rules of the scrum and assists the team in defining team norms.  


    Responsibilities:
    * Serve and support the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to enable the business.
    * Personify Scrum and Agile in using a servant leadership style and leading by example.
    * Guide and Coach multiple Scrum Teams on:
      * How to use Agile/Scrum practices and values.
      * How to get the most out of self-organization.
      * How to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
    * Assess the Scrum Maturity of the teams, and coach them to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
    * Remove impediments by finding the right personnel to assist with or remove the issues at hand.
    * Create a problem-solving oriented environment where issues can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem solving.
    * Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
    * Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
    * Assist with internal and external communication, improve transparency, and radiate information.
    * Support and educate the Product Owner, especially in respect to refining and managing the product backlog.
    * Enable the scrum teams to own and uphold the Definition of Done.
    Who is Ready Logistics?

    Ready Logistics, a Cox Automotive brand, is a national leader in transportation and logistics for the automotive industry, offering end-to-end solutions and services utilizing leading technology to connect vehicle inventory for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide.   

    Cox Automotive, Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions .The Cox Automotive family includes Manheim®, Autotrader®, Kelley Blue Book®, Dealertrack®, vAuto®, Xtime®, NextGear Capital® and a host of other brands. The global company has nearly 30,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry.  Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc., an Atlanta-based company with revenues of more than $17 billion and approximately 55,000 employees. Cox Enterprises' other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group.
  • Requirements:
    Temp to Perm - Please list salary on top of resume

    Required Skills and Experience:
    * Experience as a Scrum Master for at least two years.
    * Knowledge and experience of SAFe 4.0 practices and artifacts.
    * Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
    * Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (including Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, etc.)
    * Knowledge and experience of several approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
    * A solid understanding of agile story and epic writing.

    Additional / Optional Skills and Experience:
    * Second or Third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)
    * Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
    * Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
    * Knowledge and/or experience with full-stack, polyglot web development teams