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Scrum Master - New York, NY

IBM
New York, NY
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Job Description Are you passionate about technology? Do you love building new things? Do you want to develop the future of IBM's Cloud offerings? If you answered YES, then we have the right opportunity for you! The shift toward the consumption of IT as a service, i.e., the cloud, is one of the most important changes to happen to our industry in decades. At IBM, we are driven to shift our technology to an as-a-service model and to help our clients transform themselves to take full advantage of the cloud. With industry leadership in analytics, security, commerce, and cognitive computing and with unmatched hardware and software design and industrial research capabilities, no other company is as well positioned to address the full opportunity of cloud computing. The Next Generation Cloud Network Engineering team is a team dedicated to ensuring that the IBM Cloud is at the forefront of cloud technology, from data center design to network architecture to storage and compute clusters to flexible infrastructure services. We are building IBM's next generation cloud platform to deliver performance and predictability for our customers' most demanding workloads, at global scale and with leadership efficiency, resiliency and security. It is an exciting time, and as a team we are driven by this incredible opportunity to thrill our clients. We are looking for a Scrum Master to join our team, who innovates & shares our passion for winning in the cloud marketplace. This position is for a mid- to senior scrum master who should have at least 5 years' experience managing Agile Scrum and Kanban for teams in software development, devops, and/or site reliability. In this role, you will work as the scrum master for several teams performing the following key responsibilities:



+ Act as the organizational Agile evangelist. Educate the organization about Agile.



+ Work with the teams to prepare sprint boards.



+ Work with the teams to groom and maintain the backlog.



+ Assist the teams with epic and user story breakdowns.



+ Represent the team in scrum of scrums and to traditional project management.



+ Remove and assist in the removal of any issues or blockages that impact the teams.



+ Employ appropriate Agile solutions to a given team based on its makeup, activities, and objectives.



+ Grow the teams’ Agile maturity.



+ Manage and oversee all appropriate Agile meetings such as planning, review, and retrospective sessions along with daily standups.



+ Participate in building a highly collaborative environment with each of the teams.This is opportunity is for someone in the continental United States.



Job Requirements



+ 5+ years’ experience as a Scrum Master.



+ Experience with both Agile Scrum and Kanban.



+ Experience with Agile Lifecycle Management tools like Jira and ZenHub.



+ Proven experience working with traditional project management and reporting.



+ Familiarity with traditional and custom Agile Scrum reports.



+ Exposure to and an understanding of the waterfall methodology.



+ Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.



+ 1+ year experience with software development.



+ Certified Scrum Master preferred.



+ Experience as a team lead preferred.



+ Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar.





Required



+ 5+ years’ experience as a Scrum Master.



+ Experience with both Agile Scrum and Kanban.



+ Experience with Agile Lifecycle Management tools like Jira and ZenHub.



+ Proven experience working with traditional project management and reporting.



+ Familiarity with traditional and custom Agile Scrum reports.



+ Exposure to and an understanding of the waterfall methodology.



+ Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.



+ 1+ year experience with software development.



+ Certified Scrum Master preferred.



+ Experience as a team lead preferred.



Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Similar





IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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  • JobId: 743999661515577
  • Posted / Updated: 10/22/2017

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