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Senior Scrum Lead

Company: ICONMA, LLC
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Partner with the Agile Strategy Lead and Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) to drive process improvement, governance and standards, and training to support this transformation.
Partner with the Agile strategy lead, LACE, other Agile coaches, and Change Management to execute the ITS Agile transformation.
Serves as Sr Scrum Lead for 3-5 high priority Agile teams tied to our Agile Transformation using Scrum and Kanban processes, facilitating Agile ceremonies including stand-ups, sprint planning, and others as needed.
Partners with the Agile Transformation coaches to develop and deliver Agile training to the Information Technology Solutions (ITS) teams as needed, including Jira, Scrum, and Kanban knowledge areas.
Acts as Jira SME for Agile teams across Information Technology Solutions (ITS) (does not require Jira Admin knowledge or skill).
Partners with the Agile Transformation coaching and change management team to support and sustain the communications, training, and Office Hours (open Q&A) for Agile.
Manages the JIRA boards, user stories and tasks for assigned teams, ensuring the team can execute effectively.
Manages and coaches the team on the agile process and removes obstacles.
Engage Business Stakeholders, Product Owners, and Program Managers to ensure the backlog is maintained.
Measure and report on Agile performance metrics to leadership team.
Support the Lean-Agile Strategy Lead and Center of Excellence team with any critical tasks, including developing decks, communications, updating tools, and training materials.
Expert understanding of agile methodologies, principles, and practices, with demonstrated success driving teams, including leadership Agile teams, to higher productivity and efficiency.
Change Management experience developing and delivering training, presentations, and communications in a remote environment.
Sufficient flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment including modifying practices to create a practical migration to Agile.
Expertise and experience with Agile release planning and quarterly planning.
Expert at decision-making, consensus building, resolving complex cross-functional team issues, building a collaborative and transparent environment of mutual respect, and conflict management.
Knowledge of and experience with successful Agile software development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, and extreme Programming (XP), and one or more scaling methodologies, and their respective practices.
Can influence and affect change at all levels of the organization without having positional authority, with experience communicating at the Executive level.
High proficiency in using the Atlassian Suite of Tools, including Jira and Confluence (Atlassian Cloud experience a plus) with the ability to develop and deliver training and act as a Jira SME for the organization (does not require or include Jira Admin knowledge or experience); Planview and Smartsheet experience a plus.


BA or BS degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems.
5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master leading multiple highly visible teams.
5+ years' experience managing large enterprise programs.
Scrum Master certification(s) and expertise in Scrum and Kanban.
Advanced Scrum Master certification preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly articulate and express complex ideas to a wide variety of people and groups.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, & time management skills.
Familiar with System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
Strong conflict resolution skills.
Familiarity with Project management Software applications.
Excellent team building and coaching skills.

As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability

Jason Shaibaz
Phone: (248) 653-0366

Keywords: ICONMA, LLC, San Jose , Senior Scrum Lead, IT / Software / Systems , San Jose, California

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