Programmer Resources Intl Inc. St. Louis, MO, USA
Nov 15, 2019Full time
Overview: ARMS Business Solutions is a web-based vendor providing services and software solutions to insurance companies, vehicle manufacturers, fleets and collision repair centers. Our mission is simple: to bring all stakeholders in the collision repair industry together in a way that benefits everyone. Our web-based software solutions are designed to enhance performance management with complete transparency, concise measurements, and seamless data integration. We believe in the power of key performance indicators to drive improvement. We're looking for an ambitious and talented career-minded professional who would like to make a difference utilizing their skill set, while working in a thriving agile-methodology environment. We offer competitive career opportunities, great benefits and promote a work-life balance. Responsibilities: The ARMS Business Solutions team has an immediate need for a Scrum Master II. In this role, you will be responsible for leading 2 or more self-organizing teams, facilitating the scrum process using agile/scrum methodology, managing the exchange of information, removing impediments to progress and assessing and coaching the scrum team to improve efficiency. You will personify Scrum and Agile, bridging the gap between conceptualizing and actioning project ideas within a team. You will support the Product Owners in executing according to the product backlog and will be dedicated to maintaining a healthy and creative development process to deliver world class SaaS software. The ideal candidate for this role will have considerable and varied experience working with software development teams, in roles similar to that of a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Engineer and/or IT manager, and has also played the role of Scrum Master or Coach for multiple years. A Scrum Master II is a student of human behavior and strives to create a high performing organization. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans Qualifications Required: Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future. 6+ years of related IT experience as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Engineer, Manager, or similar role Must have First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM). Must have 3+ years of experience in a Scrum Master role for a Scrum Team. Solid skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency. Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (ex: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc). Proven ability to consistently deliver the product increment, build/mold autonomous teams and drive actions through inspect/adapt sessions. Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred. Second or Third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC) is preferred. SAFe Certifications (Scrum Master, Product Owner, SAFe Program Consultant). Experience as an Agile Coach for application development or operational teams. Experience playing the Scrum Master role for 3+ years or more for numerous scrum teams is preferred. Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc) is preferred. Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self study, etc. is preferred. Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Nexus, LeSS, SAFe, Crystal, FDD, etc. is preferred. Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games preferred. Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team is preferred. Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (ex.: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs,etc) is preferred. Previous experience as a collaborative leader is preferred. Previous experience as a facilitator of medium size teams to resolve issues or lead workshops. Excellent communication and mentoring skills.