Lead Agile Delivery / Scrum Master
Posted on 9/15/2023
84.51 Degrees
Retail data science, insights, and media platform
Chicago, IL, USA • Highland Park, IL, USA • Cincinnati, OH, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM or PSM I)
  • Minimum of 5+ years direct experience working with teams in an agile environment (Software or Data Development, Business Analysis or Project Management domains)
  • Technical Agile Project management or Delivery management experience preferred
  • Deep knowledge of agile principles and practices (Scrum, Kanban, DevOps)
  • Demonstrated experience performing Scrum Master duties for at least 2 agile teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, strategic communication
  • High emotional intelligence and ability to build trust and influence others
  • Removes ambiguity in situations and drives towards decisions and shared understanding
  • Experience in data science, data analytics and insights or AdTech a plus
  • Enable successful sprint / cycle activities with clear ownership - stand-ups, planning, refinement, shaping, demos, releases. Ensure clear visibility of sprint/cycle/release health
  • Evolve successful agile team ways of working across the domain - implementing, facilitating, and evolving practices and ownership to create the right flow. Partner to create team standards
  • Act as liaison across teams to successfully align work, solve dependencies and risks including escalation
  • Help bring teams closer to the problem space and enable Product to spend time closer to the customer
  • Champion healthy delivery and bi-directional understanding of priorities, scope and potential timelines
  • Strong agile project management of priority initiatives
  • Help team(s) identify, prioritize, and execute improvement opportunities within domain and teams
  • Maintenance of agile planning tool including dashboards and reports
  • Create and maintain metrics for the domain, teams and stakeholders, using data points and trends to communicate progress, quality, bottlenecks, team health
  • Create and evolve lightweight domain leadership ways of working - supporting governance, roadmap reviews, planning, townhalls
  • Understand team(s) agile maturity and partner cross-functionally to help the team on their journey. Identify and execute coaching opportunities
  • Promote a fun, learning culture and an environment enabling high performing teams