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Aflac D&V Scrum Master III

The Company:  Aflac Dental & Vision
The Location: 

Remote, US FL, US

The Division:  Dental & Vision
Job Id:  2325

Job Summary

 

As a servant leader ensures agile values and principles are understood and enacted by the agile teams. Trains and coaches the agile teams on agile values, principles, practices, frameworks and tools. Helps the teams to continuously improve their performance and increase business agility.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

 

• Train, coach and mentor one or more teams to embrace agile values and principles

• Train and coach the teams on all aspects of planning and execution including vision, release roadmap, user story creation, story mapping, release planning, sprint events, progress monitoring and continuous improvement

• Help the teams to focus on sprint and release goals and delivery commitments and help to solve team impediments as well as protect the team from external interferences

• Interface with other agile teams and the rest of the organization to manage dependencies and coach other agile teams, program level and portfolio level teams as needed

• Constantly strive to improve the teams’ performance

• Define and roll out agile metrics and assist with the identification, collection and reporting on metrics and make recommendations for improvement to respective stakeholders across the enterprise.

• Provide visibility to the stakeholders by defining and implementing information radiators. Define metrics, identify and collect data and report metrics and status to stakeholders periodically and as needed

• Provide guidance on achieving higher levels of agile maturity while complying with defined Agile Core Principles and enterprise frameworks

• Provide feedback from teams’ retrospectives to the Enterprise Agility Office for improvement Performs other duties as required

 

Professional - Education & Experience

 

Qualification Level Education Degree Specification

Minimum Required Bachelor's Degree Computer science, Information Systems or business administration

Minimum Required Certification Certifications in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) (r)

Minimum Required Certification Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Minimum Required Certification Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)

 

Qualification Level Experience

Minimum Required Eight or more years of experience in software product or application development, business analysis, or project management

Minimum Required Two years of experience as a Scrum Master

Minimum Required Experience in software product or application development, business analysis or project management

Minimum Required Experience as a Development Team Member of an Agile Team before becoming a Scrum Master Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Job Knowledge & Skills

 

• Knowledge and practice of removing impediments typically faced by teams working in cutting edge technologies in a large enterprise

• Solid understanding of Scrum, XP, Kanban and Lean

• Knowledge of scaling frameworks

• Strong flare for training and coaching multiple teams

• Servant leader with excellent communication and facilitation skills, who is enthusiastic and assertive

• Knowledge and experience in transitioning teams from traditional mode to agile

• Knowledge and experience as a Development Team Member of an Agile Team 

  • Knowledge or Advanced Knowledge of SDLC and several software development 
  • Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean 
  • Scaling frameworks like LeSS, SAFe and 
  • Product Backlog 
  • Software 
  • Software project
    •  Agile engineering practices (continuous integration, continuous delivery, pair programming, test driven development, etc.) X IT application

 

Organizational Competencies

 

· Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her true intentions; does what he she said they would do; follows through on commitments

· Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener

· Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities

· Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations

· Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial

· Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the company's goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals

· Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds

 

Working Conditions

 

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)

 

Travel

 

≤ 10%


Nearest Major Market: Eugene