Own Company
Empower every company operating in the cloud to own their own data.
Virginia, USA

Enterprise Applications Scrum Master

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Own is the leading data platform trusted by thousands of organizations to protect and activate SaaS data to transform their businesses. Own empowers customers to ensure the availability, security and compliance of mission-critical data, while unlocking new ways to gain deeper insights faster. By partnering with some of the world’s largest SaaS ecosystems such as Salesforce, ServiceNow and Microsoft Dynamics 365, Own enables customers around the world to truly own the data that powers their business.

It’s their platform. It’s your data. Own it.

The Job

The Enterprise Applications Scrum Master is responsible for managing all aspects of the agile/scrum process within the team. The role will partner with the development team and Business Project Managers to successfully deliver Epics and work items. The Role will be owning the refinement of the backlog, and assisting the leaders of development teams in building the sprint backlog. The role will also be responsible for coaching the team in the efforts of enhancing continuous improvement along with tangible reporting of metrics that shows progressive performance of the team.

Your Day-to-Day Role

  • Guide the Delivery and Support in continuous use Agile/Scrum practices and values 
  • Teach and support the team in self-organization
  • Remove impediments to team progress and ensure a smooth and efficient workflow
  • Work with Enterprise Program/Project Managers to groom and prioritize backlog for Delivery and Support team 
  • Lead/Facilitate ceremonies including but not limited to standups, planning, retrospective, delivery showcase, etc. 
  • Build a trusting and safe environment for maximum innovation and without fear of failure
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Coordinate release planning activities to ensure timely and successful delivery
  • Monitor and track key agile metrics, including velocity, burndown charts, and other relevant performance indicators
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Encourage and support self-organizing teams, fostering a collaborative and empowered work environment
  • Actively seek opportunities to enhance processes, team dynamics, and overall project efficiency
  • Embrace and facilitate change within the project, adapting plans and processes as necessary
  • Demonstrate flexibility in responding to evolving requirements and priorities

Your Work Experience

  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Minimum 3 years recent experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches, e.g. XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs,etc)
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM II) 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Salesforce admin (or other SaaS platform) certifications preferred

Important Details

This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate will work out of our Englewood Cliffs, NJ office a minimum of 3 days per week to maximize collaboration and interaction with the business. Travel may be required.

Own is dedicated to creating an environment where employees thrive, which is why base pay is only one part of the total compensation package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work. This role may also be eligible for unlimited PTO, generous medical benefits, a 401(k) savings plan with a 4% employer match, discretionary bonuses/incentives, and stock options. We also offer catered lunches in the office five days a week, a full fitness center, and free shuttle bus service to and from New York City.

Creating an environment where employees thrive also means making sure every employee feels accepted. As we scale to help all types of companies protect precious data, our team must reflect the diversity we serve. Own is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we believe that every employee in the company brings a unique perspective that they can and should contribute in order to make an impact every day. We strive to be one team and one culture that builds trust through transparency. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.

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What are Own Company Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
In-person revenue kickoff
Summer hours
President's club
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Virtual coaching services

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