Scrum Master

at Carpenter Technology Corporation
Published November 18, 2022
Location Raleigh, NC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leading producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, nickel and cobalt-based superalloys, stainless steels, alloy steels and tool steels. Carpenter Technology's high-performance materials and advanced process solutions are an integral part of critical applications used within the aerospace, transportation, medical and energy markets, among other markets. Building on its history of innovation, Carpenter Technology's wrought, and powder technology capabilities support a range of next-generation products and manufacturing techniques, including novel magnetic materials and additive manufacturing.

SCRUM MASTER

Location: Raleigh, NC

PRIMARY DUTIES for the SCRUM MASTER

  • Plans and facilitates scrum activities, including spring planning, daily stand up and demos.
  • Manage each project's scope and timeline.
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings, and daily stand-ups.
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks.
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration.
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g., from customers or stakeholders)
  • Conduct the backlog grooming sessions to maintain the project pipeline with transparency and coherent communication to stakeholders.
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests.
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur.
  • Help teams implement changes effectively.
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards that meet the acceptance criteria at the end of each sprint.
  • Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity.
  • Help build a productive environment where team members 'own' the product and enjoy working on it.
  • Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.

REQUIRED for the SCRUM MASTER

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or a related field.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a scrum master role or related field.
  • US Citizen or Green Card Holder.

PREFERRED for the SCRUM MASTER

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Scrum Master certification is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of initiatives, capabilities, features, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement, done, etc.).
  • Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks (Crystal, XP, etc.).
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices such as Rally, MS Visio, etc.
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle.
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget and timeline.
  • Requires excellent communication and servant leadership skills, organization skills, interpersonal skills, and conflict resolution abilities.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills.

Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.

Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

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