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Scrum Master

Cox Automotive


Location:
North Hills, NY
Date:
11/22/2017
2017-11-222017-12-21
Job Code:
1715188
Cox Automotive
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: Scrum Master
JobID: 1715188
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time

Description

As an experienced Scrum Master in our North Hills, Long Island Office, you will have the opportunity to be a part of an elite scrum team working in a collaborative environment.  You will have the opportunity to work with multiple teams across the organization – moving impediments out of the way on your own teams and participating in Scrum adoption across the enterprise.  You will also be leading the team to develop new products and services that will revolutionize how cars are purchased.
As part of an Agile/Scrum team, the Scrum Master performs the critical role of Servant-Leader to the team.  The Scrum Master uses their skills of collaboration, facilitation, leadership, and coaching to support the development of our software applications, removing impediments while promoting the team’s self-management and continuous improvement.
Job Summary:
  • Act as servant-leader to an agile team; removing impediments and ensuring team productivity.
  • Empower teams to self-organize.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating and upholding scrum principles.
  • Protect the team from outside interference, removing impediments, and ensuring that the work is delivered as a team.
  • Organize and facilitate scrum ceremonies, ensuring usefulness and adherence to scrum practice.
  • Ensure team delivering stories such that they meet the definition of done.
  • Lead team retrospectives and ensure key learning is incorporated into next sprint.
  • Coach team members to uphold scrum principles.
  • Cultivate and environment of trust, good faith, empowerment and creativity.
  • Produce and post sprint plans and otherwise act as an information radiator.
  • Track team velocity to ensure accuracy of future planning.
  • Coordinate release planning with other Scrum teams throughout the organization.
  • Lead Sprint Planning sessions ensuring the commitments made are appropriate and uphold scrum principles.
  • Servant-Leader – exhibits the servant-as-leader behaviors of coaching, service to the team, and empowerment of the team to come up with solutions to their problems.
  • Self-motivated - capable of managing multiple priorities with little instruction or oversight.
  • Collaboration – exhibits ability to work with and through others to achieve shared goals.
  • Social – takes an interest in and exhibits socials skills to enhance team bonding.
  • Communication skills – maintains frequent and effective communication within and across teams.
  • Flexibility – ability to adapt to frequent changes within the scrum framework and principles.
  • Organization – ability to organize meetings, reviews, retrospectives and other scrum ceremonies.
  • Tracking – ability to track team progress and velocity using various methods including charts, graphs, etc.
  • High-energy – shows enthusiasm and displays energy to take on daily issues and bring them to conclusion on behalf of the team.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
 
One or more of the following relevant Agile certifications is required:
  • CSM
  • CSPO
  • CSP
  • CSC
  • CST
  • Scrum.org,
  • DSDM
  • ICAgile
  • PMI-AC


About Cox Automotive

 

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.



Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-NY-North Hills-3400 New Hyde Park Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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