Senior Scrum Master at Motorola Solutions (Dallas, TX)
Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home.
We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.
Department OverviewWe are looking for an experienced Senior Scrum Master to join our team
of Agilists working to deliver value to our customers. If you have the right experience and passion for this role, we would love to talk to you about continuing your Agile journey at Motorola Solutions.
Job DescriptionAgile Knowledge● Mastered Agile principles and values, the Scrum framework and its values, as well as knowledge of other Agile frameworks (including scaling frameworks)● Led team and organizational level Agile maturity assessments and can identify the difference between the current and desired state of their teams and organizations.● Led teams in learning and experimenting with new techniques and practices that lead to better agility, quality and delivery of valued outcomes. Teaching● Taught Agile concepts, best practices and techniques throughout the organization (teams, product owners, managers and stakeholders).● Participated and contributed to Agile communities of practice.● Presented new ideas in training sessions throughout the organization. Mentoring● Mentored other Scrum Masters in Agile values and principles, practices and understanding of the “why” behind the Agile concepts.● Mentored Product Owners in applicable best practices to help them become stronger in their role.● Walked the Agile walk and not just talked the Agile talk● Understood when it was time to teach vs. when it was time to mentor. Facilitating● Facilitated “from the back of the room” allowing teams to self organize in solving problems and formulating ideas.● Guided conflict resolution between team members and/or addressed team toxins.● Taught the team not to be dependent on the Scrum Master for facilitation and execution of Scrum events. Coaching● Coached executives and senior leaders to eliminate unhelpful team interactions and foster helpful ones.● Demonstrated ability to help the team achieve its full potential via self organization and empowerment.● Coached Product Owners, Managers and others understand their roles and responsibilities in the Agile ecosystem, and helped them reach their full potential.● Guided globally dispersed teams to collaborate effectively.● Designed strategies that facilitate transformation. Continuous Learning and Improvement● Developed custom retrospectives to target the unspoken elephants in the room, and identified specific experiments to help the team improve.● Created innovative information radars to help the team visualize data from sprint examples as learning opportunities for continuous improvement.● Implemented personal learning plans and added new skills to enhance your growth as a Scrum Master.
Basic RequirementsSenior Scrum Master candidates must have the following skills: ● 7-10 years of relative experience in an Agile environment. ● One or more Agile certifications relevant to the role
Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.
Travel RequirementsUnder 10%
Referral Payment PlanYes
Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.