Senior Scrum Master at Apexon (Remote)

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Company Description:

Apexon is a digital-first technology services firm backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Everstone Capital. We specialize in accelerating business transformation and delivering human-centric digital experiences. For over 17 years, Apexon has been meeting customers wherever they are in the digital lifecycle and helping them outperform their competition through speed and innovation.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: 
Major Responsibility:

  • Embrace the agile mindset, advocate and champion agile across the Technology organization by challenging, coaching, and guiding teams using agile and lean principles
  • Provide creative solutions to agile transformation issues: resistance to change, limited resources, conflicting priorities, lack of accountability
  • Ability to utilize agile methods in a flexible manner that often includes traditional project management which can include hard deadlines/fixed dates at times
  • Understand the various agile frameworks, events and artifacts (i.e. scrum, Kanban), where they are fit for purpose and how to implement/apply with new and existing teams
  • Manage and facilitate team ceremonies including quarterly product planning, product owner syncs, backlog grooming, estimating and sizing efforts, release planning, sprint planning, standups and retrospectives.
  • Facilitate and coach to draft, track progress and continuously improve on Objective and Key Results (OKRs)
  • Coach teams and leaders in agile principles and practices, roles and responsibilities, and frameworks
  • Foster a continuous improvement environment in order to build high-performing, agile teams
  • Track and report on metrics for teams to measure progress, effectiveness of agile adoption, and agile maturity of the teams
  • Guide product management teams in their role, defining MVP's, developing product charters, product community maps, product roadmaps and release plans, story mapping, writing stories and backlog prioritization and management
  • Train and mentor other scrum masters on the role of the scrum master and build communities of practice for scrum masters to share, learn and grow

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Strong knowledge of Agile values, principles and practices and capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification a plus
  • Experience as a Scrum Master managing multiple teams simultaneously
  • Knowledge of scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, and other Agile frameworks
  • Comfort with agile tools such as JIRA, Confluence, MURAL, Azure DevOps
  • Experience with distributed teams, in multiple time zones
  • Demonstrated ability to partner and communicate effectively with non-technical team members, resolving contending or contradictory objectives, and unifying disparate ideas into a homogenized solution
  • Possess the ability to influence others, implement change, and standardize processes in a complex business environment
  • A passion for mentoring and growing the potential of others
  • Great teammate - should be ready to go beyond to help the immediate team and do not be averse to not shy away from asking for help if needed.
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and bring new ideas to the table
  • Demonstrated growth mindset
  • Positive attitude and ability to inspire the team toward continuous improvement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Three or more years of experience in Agile technology delivery
  • Five or more years of experience in Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) teams
  • Three or more years of experience as a Scrum Master

Disclaimer:
If you feel that this is a good match for your skillsets, please submit a current word version of your resume along with a cover letter describing your skills, experience and salary expectations. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). You can read our job applicant privacy policy here .

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