Consultant, Scrum Master (GP -Agile)

Date: Jul 8, 2019

Location: Dover, NH, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

 

 

 

 

 

Alternate Locations: Dover, NH (New Hampshire)

 

 


Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

 



Requisition #59518

 


About the Company

 

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

 

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

 

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

The Role

 

The Scrum Master will support Group Benefits and Group Benefits Installations.  They will consult/analyze and deliver on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility to ensure Scrum theory, practices, and rules are understood and enacted. The Scrum Master will support one to two scrum teams within a fast-paced application development environment while adhering to Scrum principles.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Coaches their scrum team to support Agile adoption and application of principles.
  • Facilitates collaborative sessions with internal clients and/or external vendors to formulate creative and practical solutions to software challenges.
  • Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Facilitates Scrum ceremonies with assigned teams (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up, Demo, Retrospective and Backlog Refinement).
  • Fosters assigned scrum teams to self-organization; ensures and supports empowerment of the team.
  • Identifies dependencies and removes impediments to scrum teams progress.
  • Keeps the team focused on the Sprint and achieving Sprint goals.
  • Leads one to two high performing Scrum teams facilitating progress toward delivery goals using Agile practices and coordinates information with other non-scrum teams involved in the project.
  • Manages budget and schedules for assigned efforts.
  • Manages internal and external communication, improves transparency, and communicates information throughout the organization.
  • Reports on Agile metrics such as velocity and cycle time.

 

Education 

 

  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in IT or business-related field (Minimum Required)

 

Experience

 

  • 3 - 5+ Years of experience in project management delivering high-quality software solutions using Agile techniques (Required)
  • Proven experience coaching scrum teams to support Agile adoption and application of principles.
  • Experience leading collaborative sessions with internal clients and/or external vendors to formulate creative and practical solutions to software challenges.
  • Experience facilitating Scrum ceremonies with assigned teams (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up, Demo, Retrospective and Backlog Refinement).
  • Possess ability to identify dependencies and removes impediments to scrum teams progress.
  • Proven experience keeping the team focused on the Sprint and achieving Sprint goals. #LI-KM1

 

 


This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

 


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