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Scrum Master I


Description

Manheim, a Cox Automotive brand, is seeking a Scrum Master I to join our team in Atlanta, GA. Your focus will be to will be responsible for coaching and mentoring agile delivery teams, roles, stakeholders and other organizational leaders with the overall goal of organizational transformation to agility.

Job Summary:
The Scrum Master has primary responsibility of facilitating the learning and growth of one or more Agile teams in developing a lean-Agile mindset, improving practices and guiding them to more predictable delivery.

The Scrum Master plays a role in facilitating Agile ceremonies and planning of releases, removing impediments, providing guidance, and supporting Agile teams.

Your Role:

  • Facilitates the execution and improvement of backlog refinement
  • Works with Product Owners and team members to learn and practice healthy backlog management and prioritization practices
  • Facilitates continuous improvement and the development of a learning culture on teams
  • Facilitates ceremonies, collaboration, communication, and conflict management
  • Teaches and encourages a balanced backlog that delivers valuable features for customers, reduces technical debt, provides business value, and enables product sustainability
  • Helps the team to develop, capture, and analyze metrics to facilitate team improvements
  • Facilitates team development, mediates conflicts protecting the team and encourages healthy team dynamics.
  • Fosters team responsibility, self-accountability, transparency and self-organization

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Working experience related industry 
  • 0-2 years of working experience as a Scrum Master
  • Working experience with Agile scaling frameworks, preferably SAFe
  • Working experience in one or more of the following Agile methods or frameworks: Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), or Kanban 

What We Look For:
  • Experience and knowledge working with lean/Kanban teams
  • Kanban or equivalent certification
  • Coaches the lean-Agile mindset
  • Coaches team in Kanban principles and practices
  • Facilitates backlog management and refinement
  • Helps team develop and adhere to WIP limits
  • Facilitates transparency of metrics, impediment removal, collaboration, and coordination
  • Facilitates continuous improvement



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.

 

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6325 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: 2018-05-21Advertisement