Verizon Senior Scrum Master in Denver, Colorado

What you’ll be doing...

The Agile Scrum Master is responsible for all Agile aspects of a team including facilitation of Scrum Ceremonies, Impediment Resolution, tracking and reporting the release plan, reporting metrics and handling team communication.

  • Coordinate all Scrum Ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Sprint retrospectives, Sprint Demos, Story Grooming, and Release Planning.

  • Mentor and coach teams on Agile/Scrum practices and self-organization.

  • Remove impediments to team deliverables and product goals.

  • Assess Scrum Maturity of team and bring team to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace.

  • Facilitate the building of a trusting and cooperative environment.

  • Provide leadership and support to team and lead by example.

  • Facilitate discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution.

  • Manage project risks, dependencies and issues.

  • Effectively communicate project.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience as a full-time Scrum Master.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Scrum Master certification (CSM) PMP-ACP or CSP certification.

  • 4+ years of experience as a full-time Scrum Master.

  • Expertise in diligently applying Agile principles, practices, and theory (User Stories, Story Pointing, Velocity, Burndown Metrics, Agile Games, Tasking, Retrospectives, Cycle Time, Throughput, Work in Progress levels, Product Demos).

  • Experience working with various software development practices (BDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Pairing, Automated Testing, DevOps).

  • Experience working with different Agile approaches (Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban).

  • Hands on experience with Agile ALM tools like Atlassian Jira, Rally, Mingle.

  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, influence and transparency.

  • Exceptional verbal, written and communication skills.

  • Detail-oriented and have the ability to understand and communicate technical information.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and be highly organized.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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