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Scrum Master

Company: Liberty Mutual
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Scrum Master Job Locations US-Remote - US-MA-Boston - US-IN-Indianapolis - US-NH-Portsmouth - US-TX-Plano - US-WA-Seattle Description Scrum Master I At Liberty Mutual, technology isn't just a part of our business, it's what drives us forward. We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational shift at Liberty Mutual. Operating as an agile team within a Fortune 100 company, we are on the front edge of an IT transformation of how people work and deliver solutions. If you are interested in joining a rapidly growing software engineering team, value a positive people-focused culture where transparency, trust, and empowerment thrive, then come join us on the GRS Global Distribution & CRM Platform team. You will be positioned to drive and support the evolution of how we bring business in the door for GRS. We are looking for an exceptional agilest to be a Scrum Master within the Global Distribution organization's CRM & Marketing teams!Job Summary:This is a fast-paced environment providing servant leadership for our teams focused on CRM and marketing capabilities, as well as platform health and stability. As a Scrum Master, you will work collaboratively across two geographically diverse agile delivery teams. In this role you will work with highly collaborative teams that value an exceptional customer experience and have a strong desire to drive change and foster a positive work environment. Your work will include coaching team members, proactively eliminating barriers, and facilitating team delivery. Perhaps most importantly, you will use your servant leadership capabilities and mindset to help empower, energize and motivate the teams you support. You will work closely with your teams and peers to support sprint and release planning, foster team self-awareness, encourage cross-training, decision-making and continuous improvement.In this role you will: Oversee scrum process and coach the team; facilitate transparency, inspection, and adaption Lead a culture of continuous improvement by encouraging experimentation and innovation in processes Guide team on how to get the most out of self-organization and leverage this to evolve the team's agile practice Champion scrum, it's roles, events and artifacts to help the team and stakeholders understand their value Ability to cultivate consensus and alignment within the team and across the organization Work with the product owner(s) to support short and long-term release planning and manage interdependencies Shield the team from external interference to enable optimal functionality and productivity Responsible for assisting the team to remove impediments to progress Build a trusting and safe environment where challenges are raised and explored with an emphasis of problem solving Aggregate scrum team objectives and progress to ensure visibility and transparency Qualifications Scrum certification or equivalent training Working knowledge of IT concepts related to Rating & Pricing, strategies, methodologies, architectures, and technical standards Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline and 5 years experience in agile software development or an equivalent combination of education and work experience Strong knowledge of agile principles and concepts Ability to leverage expertise and enthusiasm for agile methodologies and continuous improvement to energize those around you A belief that openness and transparency are non-negotiable Enjoy solving problems and can resolve conflicts through strong mediation skills Display strong communication, organizational, analytical, critical thinking, and team building skills Strong understanding of the value of metrics and iterative delivery Enjoy coaching and mentoring a team to maximize progress and potential Ability to empathize with a wide range of people, test new ideas with them and observe the results Job Specifications: Reference: 2021-43716 Category: Technology Primary Location: Remote Additional Locations: Indianapolis, IN; Boston, MA; Portsmouth, NH; Plano, TX; Seattle, WA; Schedule: Full-Time Salary: USD $99,300.00 - $138,900.00 / Year Education Level: Travel: As NeededQualifications Bachelor`s degree in a relevant field (business, computer science, humanities, etc ) and a minimum of 4 years related experience Certification not required Knowledge/training equivalent to beginner/1st level certification from a reputable Lean-Agile organization (PSK I, PSM I, CSM, etc ) a plus Preferably 1 to 3 years of experience as a member of an Agile team, or related experience Knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, methodologies, architectures and technical standards Strong problem solver with ability to work with a team to maximize progress, potential and overall effectiveness A lifetime learner who is dedicated to relentless improvement of themselves and their teams, eager to face challenges in service of them Featured BenefitsHere's some of what you can look forward to as one of our employees.Competitive CompensationOur compensation programs are designed to deliver above-market pay if you perform well, and significantly above that for exceptional performance over time. Virtually every employee is eligible for some type of variable incentive pay in addition to his or her base pay.Flexible Work ArrangementsWe understand the role work-life balance plays in your ability to stay energized and engaged. So we place an emphasis on regular hours, flex scheduling, and generous time off through paid holidays, vacation days, and more.Top-Notch Retirement PlansOur pension plan provides a monthly credit equal to 5% of your eligible compensation. You can also participate in our 401(k) plan, which offers a guaranteed match of $0.50 for every $1 you contribute, up to 8% of your eligible pay.Career DevelopmentFrom regular coaching planning, to paid training, licensing, and 100% tuition reimbursement for approved courses, we're dedicated to your continued growth, because we know it leads to continued success.Health & WellnessYou'll have access to comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage, as well as a host of other insurance and wellness benefits-including progressive parental benefits and support.See Full BenefitsWhy Liberty Mutual?At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession. Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work - US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. We have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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