8 days old

Specialist Scrum Master

Nashville, TN 37201

L3Harris, ForceX division is an industry leader specializing in Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) software development and geospatial application technology programs. Our tightly integrated hardware and software solutions enables front-line special operations aviators to save lives by allowing aircrew members to operate efficiently when protecting friendly ground forces. We are the Trusted Choice of End-Users in the Special Operations Aviation Community. Working at L3Harris ForceX puts you at the forefront of ongoing advancements in an exciting industry and makes you a valued contributor toward changing the way people interact with technology. We believe success comes from teamwork, enthusiasm and striving for excellence. Located in the vibrant West End area of Nashville, Tennessee near the University of Vanderbilt campus and Centennial Park, L3Harris ForceX is more than just a place to work. We are excited to offer an exceptional, comprehensive medical, dental, vision benefits package which includes company paid life insurance, unlimited paid time off, 11 paid holidays, flexible work hours (6:30 am to 7 pm) and a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off. In addition, we also enjoy free lunch on-site three days a week, access to our company suite at Bridgestone arena for concerts and sporting events, access to on-site gym, popping some popcorn for an afternoon snack, playing a friendly game of ping-pong, or perhaps designing something fun on the company 3-D printer, just to name a few. As you can see, we enjoy a culture of dedication, innovation and creativity where we approach work with a positive outlook every day, while at the same time, integrating and engineering software that interfaces with some of the newest and coolest hardware on the planet.

Specialist Scrum Master

Job Summary:

The role of Scrum Master is a Servant Leader at L3 Harris. The Servant Leader is focused on team functionality. The Scrum Master is responsible for monitoring the Scrum/Agile processes to increase team efficiency by motivating and facilitating the scrum team to self-organization, higher quality, team ownership and driving the team to meet their deliverables. The Scrum Master, Specialist is a seasoned and experienced professional with proficient job area knowledge and practical knowledge of project management, managing projects and processes under general supervision to achieve operational targets with moderate impact on departmental results.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Proficient understanding of agile values and principles and can guide and coach teams, and the organization.
  • Guiding and coaching delivery teams to self-organize and achieve objectives, without assigning or dictating the work
  • Mobilizing new teams to agile practices and values
  • Facilitating all agile ceremonies efficiently to help team realize the value of the meetings to performance outcomes
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised and resolved
  • Working effectively with management and team members to clarify needs and plan delivery of major product changes, future versions and new products
  • Working to proactively manage risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies, ensuring that they are identified, coordinated, mitigated or escalated as necessary
  • Working with Product Owner and Development Team to facilitate effective sprints by removing impediments and ensuring that stories are ‘sprint ready’
  • Demonstrating servant-leadership while guiding the team to improve their processes all while challenging them to innovate and experiment
  • Helping foster an environment that empowers and energizes team members, with a focus on accountability, adaptability, and collaboration
  • Facilitate Agile Scrum stand-up meetings, retrospectives, sprints, release planning and delivery of artifacts for the Scrum process for multiple teams
  • Develop and report process metrics for real-time or historical presentation
  • Administer and maintain systems used for Project Lifecycle Management
  • Maintain current knowledge and keep updated on new relevant technology
  • Provide support and lead special projects as needed
  • Evaluating a team’s agile maturity using tools provided and successfully implementing action plans for improving agile maturity
  • Coming to work with a can-do, get things done attitude necessary to maintain our awesome culture

    Required Skills, Experience and Education:

    • Ability to obtain a US security clearance required
    • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years minimum prior related experience as a practicing Scrum Master in a technology and/or software development environment, or equivalent of education and related experience
    • Proficient knowledge of agile methodologies, values, and procedures
    • Proven leadership skills that motivate scrum teams to perform at their best
    • Proven success in baselining programs to match changes in scope
    • Proficient knowledge and proven experience with facilitation techniques, servant leadership, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
    • Experience with agile PLM tools like JIRA, Rally, VersionOne (or other)
    • Proficient understanding of backlog tracking, Scrum and Kanban based metrics, task definition, and story¬†splitting.
    • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
    • Experience in sprint & release planning, running demos and retrospectives.
    • Demonstrate sound judgment and strong reasoning skills as well as good analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Ability to travel up to 20%

      Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:

      • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Business Administration, Computer Science, Education, or Associate’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years prior experience as a practicing Scrum Master or Graduate Degree with minimum of 2 years of prior related experience
      • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certification

        Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

        • Ability to utilize multiple desktop publishing and still-image editing programs
        • Highly proficient written/verbal communication and presentation skills
        • Highly proficient grammatical skills
        • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks and assignments

          Work Environment and Physical Demands:

          • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours (evenings, weekends, and holidays)
          • Work performed in an office environment


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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