Senior Scrum Master at Arena (Baltimore, MD)

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At Arena Analytics, we believe that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not. Our goal is to rewire the labor market by applying predictive analytics, data science, and artificial intelligence to transform the way organizations identify, match, and hire people. We’re looking for passionate, collaborative, entrepreneurial people who care about building valuable solutions to fundamentally shift hiring practices for the better. 

Job Responsibilities: 

Arena software product development is shared among three small teams working on client integrations, product development, and data engineering. Reporting to the CTO, in this role you will guide and educate these teams through the Scrum process and help them work together collaboratively and efficiently. You will prepare for and facilitate Agile ceremonies, support team decision-making processes, and remove team impediments.

We are looking for a dynamic, collaborative personality who can fine-tune our existing Scrum process and champion agile principles within Arena!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Serve as Scrum Master for three small scrum teams.
  • Track, communicate, escalate, and mitigate project risks, dependencies and schedule changes.
  • Assist with teams’ internal and external communication, improving transparency and “radiating information”.
  • Own the Agile process at Arena:
    • Serve as an Agile subject matter expert.
    • Hold teams accountable for adherence to Agile principles and procedures.
    • Promote continuous process improvement in collaboration with stakeholders.

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • 4+ years’ experience in a Scrum Master role
  • Experience working with software product development teams
  • Expert knowledge of agile principles, and an ability to adapt them to fit each team and business priorities
  • Ability to analyze JIRA reports to track commitments and deliveries. Ability to guide the team on how to make adjustments to meet those commitments.
  • Experience with Jira administration

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in a startup environment
  • Experience with a distributed team

Work Hours and Benefits 

Arena is a remote friendly company, with a main office in Baltimore, MD for those who love an office environment, and the opportunity to work remotely in multiple states. We believe in work-life balance and want our full-time exempt employees to complete their work within a 40 hour work week. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, equity grant, 401K, PTO, and annual learning stipend. 

EEO Statement

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

More Information on Arena
Arena operates in the HR Tech industry. The company is located in Baltimore, MD and New York, NY. Arena was founded in 2009. It has 81 total employees. To see all 5 open jobs at Arena, click here.
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