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Greensboro NC Full Time Posted: Friday, 12 January 2018
 
 
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Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #42483

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $222 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2015.

The Role

This Sr. Scrum Master will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility to ensure Scrum theory, practices, and rules are understood and enacted. The Scrum Master will support two or three scrum teams within a fast-paced application development environment while adhering to Scrum principles. S/he will lead complex large scale and/or enterprise-wide Agile programs and coordinate with various program support teams.

Responsibilities

  • Acts as a primary communication hub between the various functional departments and the software development team to foresee risks, formulate plans, and organize activities to ensure sprints are completed on time.
  • Collaborates effectively with management and appropriate project stakeholders on issues and conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, quality and risk of assigned complex projects/programs.
  • Contributes to the software development process improvement initiatives and associated documentation, and provides valuable guidance to peers based on process/product knowledge and scrum experience.
  • Develops metric reports on project status, budget, schedule, and Agile metrics such as velocity and cycle time.
  • Ensures clear communication and organization of the team(s), along with maintaining the core scrum artifacts and facilitating the core scrum ceremonies.
  • Facilitates core Agile meetings with two or three teams (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up, Demo, Retrospective and Backlog refinement).
  • Identifies dependencies and removes impediments to project progress, identifies areas of risk, and develops and implements complex mitigation plans.
  • Identifies key cross-functional issues and project synergies; provides guidance with complex project issues.
  • Interfaces and effectively communicates with business and technical resources.
  • Leads collaboration sessions with internal clients on complex/large-scale projects to formulate creative and practical solutions to software challenges.
  • Leads multiple high performing Scrum teams facilitating progress toward delivery goals using agile practices and coordinates information with other non-scrum teams involved in the project.
  • Manages internal and external communication, improves transparency, and communicates information throughout the organization.
  • Practices and promotes Lincolns specialized Agile/Scrum delivery methodology including managing budget and schedules for assigned programs/projects.
  • Synchronizes with non-technical teams to deliver releases smoothly.

Education & Experience

  • 5 - 7+ Years of experience as a scrum master leading multiple software development project teams to deliver high-quality software solutions using Agile techniques(Required)
  • 4 Year/Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) in IT or related business field (Minimum Required) #LI-KM1

This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.


Greensboro NC, United States of America
IT
Lincoln Financial
Lincoln Financial
JS42483-EN_US
1/12/2018 10:35:50 PM


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