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Senior Scrum Master - Remote

Company: Ryder System, Inc.
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Current Employees:If you are a current employee at Ryder (not a Contractor or temporary employee through a staffing agency), please click here ($3.htmld) to log in to Workday to apply using the internal application process._Job Seekers can review the Job Applicant Privacy Policy by clicking HERE. ( are the driving force behind our company.Start your career with Ryder today!SUMMARYThe Sr. Scrum Master has the responsibility of leading a mid-size team of Developers, Testers, BA and Technical lead. They are responsible for providing an oversight in the key areas of upholding and facilitating Scrum Principles, sprint and release planning, deployment planning, communication and reporting, and agile process improvements and standardsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSManage multiple Agile and/or Hybrid projects under same/different Business Portfolio. Facilitating and supporting the team in meeting their Sprint and Release goals towards Product Delivery. Strongly serving the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers. Ensure all entry criteria for UAT and production are met. Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.Coach team and supporting members on Agile methodology and mindset. Guiding the team on self organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks. Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to achieve higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization. Prepare/Provide Agile Trainings.Removing impediments or coaching the team to self-manage/self-organize, remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment or coming up with creative ways and thinking outside the box.Track, manage and monitor the budget for the scrum team.Conduct and facilitate all Scrum Ceremonies (daily standups sprint planning, grooming sessions, product reviews, sprint retrospectives and other essential scrum events)Provide recommendations to scrum team on how to increase effectiveness and efficiency with a keen eye on process improvement opportunities. Champion for continuous improvement in processes and standards within scrum team and contribute ideas and lead initiatives for the Enterprise Agile Transformation. Recommend improvements and exhibit ownership in driving recommendations to actual deliverable.Create all required artifacts required by Ryder's agile methodology. Generate sprint health reports and other dashboards as it pertains to the product. Maintains communication with relevant Business representative (Product Owner) and Functional representatives in regards to statuses, risks and concerns impacting the sprint delivery. Owns and maintains Ryder approved ALM tool as it pertains to the team's sprint and release and helps the team to maintain their own updates and deliverables. Track and approve hours worked by team members in PPM toolADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIESPerforms other duties as assignedEDUCATIONBachelor's degree Computer Science /Related Areas.EXPERIENCEFive (5) years or more experience Scrum MasterThree (3) years or more experience Product Owner preferredSKILLS. Servant Leader - Must be able to earn respect from his/her team and be willing to get hands-on as needed to get the job done.. Facilitative - Must be able to lead and showcase value-add principles to the team. Team Coach - Coaches the team on the agile process.. Assertive - Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum principles and concepts are adhered to, must be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.. Communicative and Social - Must be able to communicate well with teams and fellow Scrum Masters.. Situationally Aware - Must be the first to notice the differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management. Enthusiastic - Must be high-energy. Continual Improvement - Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and team.. Conflict resolution - Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches.. Attitude of empowerment - Must be able to lead a team to self-organization. Attitude of transparency - Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust.KNOWLEDGEexperience in the Scrum Master role for at least seven years for a software development; advanced level.Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Scrumban, etc.; advanced level; preferred.Basic knowledge of SAFE - Scaled Agile Framework; intermediate level.Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile best practices: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games; intermediate level.Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team; intermediate level.LICENSESOther CSM - Certified Scrum Master (Upon Hire, required).Other CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner (60 Days, preferred).TRAVELNoneApplicants from Colorado & Connecticut:Salary is determined based on internal equity; internal salary ranges; marketThe salary for this position ranges from $ 100 K - $120K. Salaries may be supplementedwith a bonus as applicable and/or as business conditions allow.Ryder offers comprehensive health and welfare benefits, to include medical,prescription, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance options, as well aspaid time off for vacation, illness, bereavement, family and parental leave, and a tax advantaged 401(k) retirement savings plan.Job Category: Project ManagementRyder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability._Job Seekers can review the Job Applicant Privacy Policy by clicking HERE. (

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