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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 17-13394
Location: Rocklin, California
Scrum Master – GapTech Product Engineering At Gap Inc., we are using technology as a competitive advantage to become the world’s #1 specialty apparel retailer. As part of GapTech, you will deliver globally scalable, cloud-based solutions, using rapid development, continuous integration and open source technology. In the GapTech Product Engineering group, you will work in teams to directly contribute to new and existing business capabilities such as building the next generation point of service (POS) system for mobile devices. We are hiring technology enthusiasts who share our passion for efficient delivery of high quality software and want to solve real business problems. Responsibilities • Collaboratively apply agile software development principles, practices and appropriate metrics so teams can consistently deliver value and high quality working software • Understands the work, facilitate team alignment on vision and scope of the work and use agile principles to deliver the work iteratively and incrementally • Collaborate with others to create an environment where the team has the context and freedom to make the best decisions to maximize value for the organization • Use retrospectives as a tool to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and be able to measure their impacts • Leverages technical acumen to help optimize team performance across all roles Qualifications • Must possess a deep understanding and experience in Scrum • Must have thorough understanding of agile software development principles and practices; i.e. Extreme Programming • Must be self-motivated, organized, self-confident and self-directing with a proven ability to identify priorities and mobilize initiatives in an orderly fashion to achieve desired results • Must have experience working in project teams with at least 7 team members • Must be effective and efficient in facilitating solutions to complex, time-critical challenges • Must possess excellent situational awareness and an ability to remain calm under pressure and be cognizant of how you are perceived • Must have experience in proactive improvement of software development processes and practices to optimize value delivery • Must have 6+ years IT experience • Must have 3+ years as a hands-on Scrum Master, or equivalent experience • Preferred to have experience with distributed development teams which span multiple geographies, time zones and cultures • Preferred to have experience with various agile principles and methods: Lean Software, Kanban Method, etc. • Preferred to have experience in a Web, PHP, and Cloud development environment • Preferred to have experience with Atlassian Jira and Confluence