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Scrum Master I/ Scrum Master II - Legal Technology

Company: Liberty Mutual
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a process improvement champion with the agile know-how to coach improvements of squad delivery of meaningful business value? Do you have a passion for facilitation, collaboration, and innovation? If so, Legal IT wants you to join our team. The Scrum Master will partner with the Product Owners and Engineers to deliver high value initiatives that align with our technology strategy and deliver meaningful value to our compliance business partners. As a team member, the Scrum Master champions techniques that build execution discipline and accountability. As part of portfolio leadership, the Scrum Master excels in transparency, continuous improvement, and trust. The Scrum Master also fosters team norms that ensure we nourish a healthy culture inclusive to all perspectives. We are looking for someone who enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment that values people and technical excellence, with a strong desire to influence our future. This hiring manager is open to a Scrum Master I and a Scrum Master II. About the role:

  • Guides and coaches the team on how to use Agile/Scrum values and practices to delight customers and achieve business outcomes.
  • Facilitates team level events using well-known facilitation techniques.
  • Understands the importance of establishing trust and the need to remain neutral when facilitating.
  • Assesses the Agile/Scrum maturity of the team and helps identify areas where coaching may be needed to foster improvement.
  • Actively seeks coaching and mentoring from more experienced SMs & coaches. Enables close cooperation and collaboration across all roles and functions.
  • Focuses on improving relationships within the team as well as with their key stakeholders.
  • Educates team about Scrum or other applicable Lean-Agile approach to increase their understanding and help them apply it in their specific context.
  • Seeks to understand the current mindset and practices and how that aligns or deviates from the desired change.
  • Coaches individuals and the team on mindset and behavior with an emphasis on helping them understand "why" agile works, not just "how" it works.
  • Understands servant leadership and attempts to model this behavior. Solid understanding of Agile metrics (health, value, flow and quality) to help the team continually improve.
  • Stays current with Agility industry trends & explores other perspectives by reading blogs, consuming external media, & actively participating in internal/external Scrum/Agile events.
    • 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.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 a tech startup within a Fortune 100 company, we are leading a digital disruption that will redefine how people experience insurance.

Keywords: Liberty Mutual, Somerville , Scrum Master I/ Scrum Master II - Legal Technology, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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