20 days old

Scrum Master

Cary, NC
**Job Location:** United States : North Carolina : Cary

**Role Value Proposition:**

Join a team of leaders driving transformation of MetLife to Lean-Agile ways of working. Our team trains, launches and supports to sustainability Agile teams and initiatives in order to maximize value, speed time to market and promote business agility. In addition, we collaborate across Global Technology Services to evolve processes, technology, tooling and culture to enable effective multi-modal delivery at MetLife. This role requires initiative, excellent collaboration skills and commitment to Lean-Agile values.

**Key Responsibilities:**

The Scrum Masters primary role is to be a servant leader and coach for an Agile team. This person will help educate the team in Lean-Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), ensuring that the agreed Lean-Agile process is being followed. They also help remove impediments, and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement. Although the Scrum Master role is based largely on standard Scrum, Agile Teamseven those teams that are applying Kanbanestablish this role to help the team meet its goals and coordinate activities with other teams. The Scrum Master role must help other team members communicate, coordinate, and cooperate; generally, this person assists the team in meeting their delivery goals.

**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**

+ Work very closely with multiple Scrum Masters, teams and Product Owners to ensure execution of SAFe consistent with vision

+ Identify, document and manage dependencies and impediments for the team and work with other SMs, Teams and Product Owners to eliminate them

+ Facilitate all team meetings (e.g., daily standup, iteration planning, retrospectives, etc.)

+ Promote SAFe and Lean values, principles and practices within the team and Agile Release Train (ART)

+ Serve as a coach and mentor for team(s) to share knowledge of SAFe and Lean values, principles, and practices

+ Have a Lean-Agile mindset, apply business agility in non-traditional development team(s)

+ Work with stakeholders to develop and publish key metrics

+ Support Business Agility transformation and training by ensuring all logistics and materials are arranged


+ A lean-agile mindset and leads team efforts in relentless improvement

+ Commitment to servant leadership and drive to achieve team and program objectives

+ Experience as a Scrum Master facilitating Agile team of up to 10 people

+ Experience with Agile toolsets

+ Very strong communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills

+ Scrum Master Industry certification; SAFe Certified Scrum Master (SSM) is preferred


+ Organizational change management, transformation, implementation, and execution experience

+ Experience in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

+ Experience with Jira

**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

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