Scrum Master

at Verisk
Published September 15, 2022
Location Carlsbad, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Company Description

Intelligent compliance. Sustainable progress. A safer world. At 3E we help our clients ensure safety, compliance and sustainability. We provide actionable intelligence and solutions that empower safer, more sustainable products and business processes.

Job Description

Take your career to the next level. As Scrum Master you will serve as the facilitator for agile teams working under the scrum methodology. You are the point person responsible for understanding the big development picture of each sprint. You will bridge the needs of product management, sales, marketing, operations, and product development. You will work closely with the product owner to translate epics, stories, and other items on the sprint list into actionable tasks for developers. You will lead the scrum team from a tactical execution perspective, providing transparency to stakeholders and proactive delivery.

How you will make a difference

Ceremonies and Delivery: For one or more teams working in moderately complex to complex technology environments. Schedules, facilitates, and tracks effectiveness of useful agile ceremonies, including Refinement, Sprint Planning, Stand Ups, Demos, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives. Assist Product Owner(s) with backlog management. Coach team on story estimation and work definition by encouraging small, iterative units of work and value delivery. Support the team's successful completion of sprint commitments by tracking daily progress, quickly identifying impediments, and escalating issues as needed.

Tracking/Reporting: Uses in-tool reporting capabilities to help the team assess its performance and areas where they can be more effective. Introduces new metrics and analysis, when needed, to ensure continuous improvement.

Agile Practices: Guides agile teams in their agile execution. Capable of supporting teams that are just forming, as they establish their new agile operating model. Encourages understanding and adoption of agile practices, in alignment with 3E's evolving agile operating model. Shares practices, techniques, and approaches that can help the team explore new ways of working. Model, advocate for, and coach agile values and principles.

Coaching and Culture: Nurtures team cohesion, empowerment, and ownership of commitments. Sets teams up for success by illustrating effective agile behavior and practices. Curates' useful information about agile and the team, to help them be accountable to their agreements, and to facilitate the onboarding of new members. Good listener who helps create a culture of openness, transparency, support, and encouragement.

You are

  • Comfortable in technology environments, with technology teams and managing up and across multiple teams
  • An outstanding communicator, facilitator, negotiator and coach
  • Empathetic and sensitive to team dynamics
  • Analytical in nature
  • Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques
  • Seasoned in planning, trending, reporting and problem solving with product management and other scrum teams

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years of product or project development experience, or 3 years of project development experience on an Agile Team or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Proficient knowledge of business applications such as MS Office, Microsoft Project, JIRA, Confluence, ADO, GitHub or other project software for tracking project tasks
  • Scrum Master certification (Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM I), SAFe Scrum Master Certification)
  • Project management certifications (PMI, PMP)
  • Previous experience as a team lead
  • Familiarity with several software development lifecycles

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Additional Information

For more than 30 years the world's leading companies have trusted 3E to provide the intelligent compliance solutions they need to ensure safety and sustainability-one product, one workplace and one community at a time. Our unmatched Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) and product compliance expertise empowers our clients to improve chemical and workplace safety, product safety and stewardship, supply chain transparency and R&D decision support.

We are deeply committed to serving our more than 5,000 customers worldwide, including nine of the world's top ten chemical manufacturers, eight of the world's top ten retailers and seven of the world's top ten pharmaceutical companies.

Together we are building a safer world and a more sustainable future. Join us!

In March 2022, New Mountain Capital and Endicott Capital acquired our business from Verisk, kicking off the next phase of growth in our 30-year history. Backed by the support and expertise of New Mountain and Endicott, we are now perfectly positioned to grow our business to better serve our valued customers and partners. To learn more, visit www.3eco.com.

3E is an equal opportunity employer

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