Worldventures Marketing LLC

  • Sr Scrum Master

    Job Location US-TX-Plano
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/3/2018 6:09 PM)
    Company
    WorldVentures Services, LLC
    Primary Site
    Plano, TX
    ID
    2018-3538
    Category
    Technology
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Full-Time [F]
  • Overview

    WorldVentures, a dynamic, global, fast growing member based travel company, is currently sourcing for a Sr. Scrum Masterto be based in our Plano, Texas headquarters.  WorldVentures is a fast paced environment with a core of innovation and fun.  If you are prepared to grow your career, wear multiple hats, and be part of a fast paced team with a focus on exceptional service, this may be the role for you.

     

    The Sr. Scrum Master is responsible for making sure the Scrum Team lives by the values and practices outlined by Scrum and Agile. They are responsible for helping the Scrum team perform at their peak level. The Scrum Master will be the process owner for the team, creating a balance with the Product Owner throughout the life of the project.

    Responsibilities

    • Support the product development process through the organization and facilitation of project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other meetings.
    • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress within the agreed reporting framework
    • Fulfill the role of the Scrum Master, leading product development teams in the delivery of business critical, enterprise software development projects to our production systems
    • Ensure the Scrum Framework is implemented effectively and provides coaching and training at the team level to maximize its benefits
    • Support the Product Owner through the assistance with/of product backlog maintenance, internal and external communication. prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs, launch plan and overseeing the coordinated roll out and delivery
    • Support the Scrum Team by assisting to make appropriate commitments to deliver business value through story selection, definition of tasks and estimation, identify and remove impediments, facilitating team discussion and conflict resolution
    • Facilitating release-planning activities with the team.
    • Balance requirements with Agile project management practices and ensure tasks are flowing from one phase to the next
    • Use knowledge of the business to assist the relevant Product Owner to prioritize requests in a timely manner
    • Provide technical input on specifications for new development or enhancement to current systems.
    • Have a complete understanding of both the underlying infrastructure of the system and the individual application requirements and as such should provide technical input into the development of the system as appropriate.
    • Provide program budget reviews by monitoring the expenditures and costs against benefits as the project progresses.
    • The employee would at times manage resources such as software vendors or software development consultants as part of project management and general project delivery.

    Qualifications

    • 7+ years project management experience, with a focus on Agile Methodologies, specifically implemented using Scrum. Experience in the management of complex digital software product development & delivery. Solid experience working with web technologies and techniques.
    • Experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team for at least three years
    • Possess the ability to work with and influence a wide range of stakeholders across all roles and levels (IT, Marketing, Sales, etc.)
    • Meticulous organizer of time and tasks
    • Experience in successfully delivering large/enterprise size projects, ability to make independent decisions, ability to lead teams, ability to stay calm under pressure and multi task.
    • Experience in working and communicating effectively as a part of a team, balancing needs across stakeholders and technology teams
    • Experience in managing complex software development projects and teams; effectively negotiate/influence others; communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing to all audiences; analyze and problem solve a variety of issues; carry out project planning activities
    • Knowledge of Agile approaches and techniques in the Agile space such as:
      o FDD
      o Crystal Clear
      o XP (Extreme Programming)
      o User stories/ Story pointing
    • Knowledge and/or use of Lean techniques, Reporting and QA testing and development such as:
      o BDD (Behavior-Driven Development)
      o TDD (Test Driven Development)
      o Continuous integration (CI)
      o Continuous testing
      o Pairing
      o Automated testing
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively between business and technical teams
    • MS Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint; MS Project or other project management software; Visio or equivalent.

      Certifications (Preferred):
      Agile Certifications
      •Scrum Certifications

    WorldVentures is a privately held company based in Plano, Texas with active representatives and members in over 28 countries. WorldVentures proudly offers competitive salaries and benefits including but not limited to Medical, Dental, Vision, Life / AD&D, FSA, 401K and a robust vacation and holiday package. In addition, all full time employees automatically receive a WorldVentures membership at no cost to allow employees access to our exclusive DreamTrips group travel experiences.

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