21 days old
2018-01-022018-01-30

PMO Program Delivery Lead-Scrum Master

Hopkins, MN 55343
  • Job Code
    593371

Description:



  • Program Delivery lead coordinates across multiple Scrum technology teams, at the program and team levels, to manage the iterative planning, development, testing, deployment, and support for one or more components of a comprehensive release.
  • Develops a clear understanding of tracks within the program portfolio; in some cases may lead SCRUM or KANBAN teams.
  • Develops an understanding of cross program portfolio synergies and dependencies.
  • Also functions as an Agile coach/advocate within the program team.


Project Execution:


- Program Delivery Lead is the head scrum master or scrum of scrums master of all the Program Increments/tracks.


- Assists with program execution and tracking Program Increment progress.


- Interface or reporting point of contact between program leadership and scrum teams.


- Finalizes working agreements with Resource managers.


- Facilitates the planning events at Program level and scrum of scrums.


- Ensures collaboration with and across the teams.


- Works with distributed teams of employees and contractors in multiple locations and time zones.


- Escalates impediments and helps manage risks.


- Helps drive program level improvement and attends Sprint Reviews.


- Understands and operates within the budget Encourages Team and program level thinking around Agile and Quality Practices.


- Coaches leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Agile practices and mindsets.


- Works with Product Owners, and other value stream stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.


- Reports status to Program Portfolio Management and support related activities. May also be a Scrum Master for a team (as needed).


70%


Governance:


- Ensures scrum team activities are executed and comply with Client standards and methodologies.


- Ensures planning and tracking artifacts and tools are consistent across teams.


- Establishes team metrics that promote consistency and trust.


- Implements best practices and tooling for coordinating and collaborating as a distributed team and with offshore team.


- Supports the continued practice of recent process and practice improvements to ensure these become new team habits


15%


Resource Leadership & Work Direction: (This role will provide work direction and strong influence for resources assigned to respective team. It will not have full scale People Management accountabilities)


- Works with the Scrum teams to guide them through their sprints as they learn keystone habits for Agile success.


- Establishes team collaboration and testing practices in support of improved product quality.


- Coaches the teams to adopt a continuous improvement mindset and associated practices that are not resistant to change but seek opportunity for good change


- ScrumMaster and Product Owner role coaching and mentoring


- Excellence and efficiency in facilitating Scrum events including Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives, etc.


- Promotes team self-organization attitudes and skills, including technical skills that will empower team members.


15%


Education (includes formal education, certifications, accreditations, etc)


- Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience


Experience


- 10+ years of business/IT experience


- 4+ years as a Scrum Master leading teams/programs


- Proven track record for fostering environments of collaboration and cross functional teamwork


- Experience working with distributed team members, including offshore and offsite talent


- Bachelor's Degree in IT or Business Related field or equivalent work experience


- Experience with managing projects/programs with budget of $5 - $20 million spend


- In-depth knowledge of Agile methodologies, and experience with Agile tools


- Desired SAP experience


Skills


- Demonstrated ability to be successful in ambiguous environments


- Scrum Master certified


- Strong collaborating and influencing skills


- Results-oriented, self-starter


- Excellent verbal and written communication skills


- Servant Leader


- Conflict resolution

Categories

  • Information Technology

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