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Scrum Master

Cox Automotive


Location:
South Jordan, UT
Date:
11/20/2017
2017-11-202017-12-19
Job Code:
1713979
Cox Automotive
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: Scrum Master
JobID: 1713979
Category: Project Management
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time

Description

The Job:
Using a servant-leader style, the Scrum Master supports the team on its journey of continuous improvement and value driven product development.
Your role:
Coaching: Coaches the team on agile and scrum principles with a goal of continuous improvement in these disciplines. Able to observe team dynamics, recognize strengths and weaknesses of individual team member's contributions, and coach them to improve.
Team Building: Fosters an environment where individuals recognize and value the importance of team success. Helps team members improve individual performance in support of team goals. Effectively cooperates with Product Owner and Technical Leader in a balance of influence.
Operational Excellence: Responsible for facilitating backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, daily scrum, and sprint reviews. Removes roadblocks that are impeding the team and individuals. Monitors and supports a scrum team through continuous improvement of agile execution. Helps the team recognize modest but steady operational improvement through the introduction of best practices to solve observed challenges. Facilitates the Definition of Ready and Definition of Done criteria for all stories. Develop relationships with internal and external customers.
Servant Leadership: Able to limit ego and the "desire to control", so that the team can self-form and self-direct its own sprint execution. Effectively cooperates with Product Owner and Technical Leader to create an environment in which the team can increase productivity, quality, and predictability.
Impediment Resolution: Advocates for the team and personally tries to remove impediments or seeks helps from outside the team.
Inter-team Coordination and Collaboration: Helps identify and track user story dependencies between scrum teams. Learns from and shares best practices with Scrum Master on other teams.
Time Management: Manages personal time effectively and can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal. A facilitator to all aspects of the team's planning and prioritization process. Eliminates roadblocks and creates focus. Ensures that sprint results and team performance is communicated accurately.

Qualifications

What We Look For:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3+ years of experience in an Agile software development environment leading Scrum teams.
  • Previous Scrum Master experience
  • Certified Scrum Master certification is highly desirable
  • Experience with Jira or similar Agile execution and reporting tools is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated experience leading new product software development
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work with and support cross-functional development teams
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical


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-UT-South Jordan-10757 S River Front Pkwy

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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