ITD Scrum Master

Job ID
2020-130936
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Information Technology
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICE
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)*
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
-Remote Opportunity

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Job Summary / Purpose

 

  • The Scrum Master role is a unique Agile team member who spends much of the time helping other team members communicate, coordinate, and cooperate; generally, this person assists the team in meeting their delivery goals.
  • The Scrum Master is a servant leader who enables teams to self-organize, self-manage, and deliver via effective Lean-Agile practices. The Scrum Master supports and enforces the Scrum process and other rules that the team has agreed. The Scrum Master also helps the team coordinate with other teams on the Agile Release Train (ART).

 
Essential Key Job Responsibilities

 

  • Helping the team to embrace SAFe Core Values, adopt and apply SAFe Principles, and implement SAFe practices.
  • Helps the team to improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitates the team retrospective. Teaches problem-solving techniques and helps the team become better problem-solvers for themselves.
  • Helps the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth. Escalates people problems to management where necessary, but only after internal team processes have failed to resolve the issue; helps individuals and teams through personnel changes.
  • Act as a team facilitator and is continuously engaged in challenging the old norms of development to improve performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity. They help the team focus on daily and Iteration Goals in the context of current Program Increment (PI) Objectives.
  • Facilitates all team meetings, including (where applicable) the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, and Iteration Retrospective.
  • Helps the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
  • Actively address issues so that the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the Iteration.
  • Promotes SAFe quality practices and foster the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship that is the hallmark of effective Agile teams.
  • The Scrum Master is typically the representative in the Scrum of Scrums (SoS) meeting, and they pass information from that meeting back to the team. They may coordinate with the System Team, User Experience, Architecture, and Shared Services.  Itis important to acknowledge however, that the responsibility for inter-team coordination cannot be delegated entirely to the Scrum Master; every team member shares responsibility in that regard.

Benefits Include: Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Retirement Program, Disability Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Discount Programs, Life Insurance Plans, Worker Compensation, Dress for Your Day Policy, Voluntary Benefits.

 

Compensation Range:  $33.60 to $43.68, hourly rates, annualized.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience


Required Licensure and Certifications

  • SAFe Certified Scrum Master


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training
•         Identification with and support of the Mission and Values of Dignity Health and its Sponsors

•         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•         Ability to work in a complex and matrixed team environment

•         Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, schedule and meet deadlines

•         Experience in managing Sprint boards, such as Azure DevOps

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