Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018 2:38 PM
Alternate Locations: Omaha, NE (Nebraska)
Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.
About the Company
Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people 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.
This position will consult/analyze and deliver on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility to ensure Scrum theory, practices, and rules are understood and enacted. The Scrum Master will support one to two scrum teams within a fast:paced application development environment while adhering to Scrum principles. As needed, this role will also provide the above utilizing other methodologies such as waterfall and iterative development. In these instances, the role will serve as a Project Manager.
:Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
:Champions and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
:Serves as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
:Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
:Consults/Analyze on more complex assignments and/or projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
:Leads one to two high performing Scrum teams facilitating progress toward delivery goals using Agile practices and other delivery methodologies and coordinates information with other non:scrum teams involved in the project.
:Manages budget and schedules for assigned efforts.
:Identifies dependencies and removes impediments to scrum team's progress.
:Facilitates Scrum ceremonies with assigned teams (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand:up, Demo, Retrospective and Backlog Refinement).
:Reports on Agile metrics such as velocity and cycle time.
:Manages internal and external communication, improves transparency, and communicates information throughout the organization.
:Facilitates collaborative sessions with internal clients and/or external vendors to formulate creative and practical solutions to software challenges.
:Fosters assigned scrum teams/project teams to self:organization; ensures and supports empowerment of the team.
:Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
:Keeps the team focused on the Sprint and achieving Sprint goals or project goals.
:Coaches their scrum team to support Agile adoption and application of principles.
:4 Year/Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) in IT or business:related field (Minimum Required)
:3 : 5+ Years of experience as a Scrum Master or Project Manager leading multiple software development project teams to deliver high:quality software solutions using Agile techniques or other delivery methodologies (waterfall, iterative, incremental, etc.) (Required)
:Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop collaborative approaches.
:Demonstrates ability to identify and recommend pro
• Location: Omaha
• Post ID: 12061692 omaha