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Job ID: JR0049100
Job Category: Information Technology
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Intel Saffron - Scrum Master

Job Description

GENERAL FUNCTION:

  • Demonstrates Agile best practices
  • Schedule and run planning sessions, scrum meetings, look-ahead and other agile ceremonies
  • Coordinates projects, stories and Features, of varying sizes.
  • Consistently mitigates program risks and optimizes resources and program effectiveness.
  • Ensure delivery on commitments are met consistently and aligned with targeted goals
  • Relationships within project teams, and with cross-functional teams, are highly engaged and collaborative.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Active Scrum master for 2-3 scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work
  • Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos
  • Assist the product owner and TLs with keeping the backlog refinedEnsure cross-team/cross-train coordination
  • Reach out to the leadership for obstacle removal
  • Manage the obstacle board
  • Maintain relevant metrics to track the team progress and use them to coach for achieving higher maturity level
  • Present to leadership velocity/burndown and project progress
  • Work with architect and PO to manage dependencies between our team and other scrum teams Ability to proactively identify impediments, remove roadblocks and escalate to senior management when needed.Extensive program management experience. Demonstrated ability to manage governance.


Qualifications

Technical Skills:

  • Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development
  • Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise
  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
  • Understand incremental delivery and the value of metricsUnderstand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices Qualifications: Knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Certified scrum master/scrum practitioner - Multiple years' experience working with an agile methodology during a large scale, complex new development project for a large enterprise
  • Knowledge and/or experience of Data is an added plus
  • Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken formExcellent team player and team builder
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills.Ability to work with minimal supervision in a very dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment
  • Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
  • Specific experience with development of accounting, finance, billing, and/or other financial systems strongly preferred.Key Characteristics: Servant Leader -- Must be able to garner respect from his/her team
  • Communicative and social -- Must be able to communicate well with teams
  • Facilitative -- Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team
  • Assertive -- Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, drive DoD adoption.
  • Situationally Aware -- Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
  • Enthusiastic -- Must be high-energy
  • Continual improvement -- Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team
  • Conflict resolution -- Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
  • Attitude of empowerment -- Must be able to lead a team to self-organization
  • Attitude of transparency -- Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs, the New Business Initiatives group (NBI), the Perceptual Computing Group and the New Devices Group (NDG). Additionally, New Devices Group and the New Business Initiatives group were combined into the New Business Group (NBG) which nests into NTG.


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