Scrum Lead/Scrum Master at Convercent

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As the Scrum Lead you are a servant leader and coach. You will support, teach, facilitate, and nurture Agile process and other team agreements for Scrum teams within R&D to ensure effective outcomes for the company.

In addition, you will serve as steward of Agile methodologies across Convercent and help train the company on those methodologies. You will facilitate events, ceremonies and custom sessions that assist the company in delivering value. The Scrum Lead will work across stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk and drive continued improvement.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Lead change initiatives through consensus building and collaboration, with a focus on building self-organized teams
  • Lead the team and organization to adopt, apply, and implement Agile principles and practices
  • Guides the team in understanding how to estimate features and techniques to improve and align delivery schedules
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem solving and moving the team / organization forward
  • Facilitates team retrospectives, including teaching problem-solving techniques that help the team(s) become better problem-solvers for themselves
  • Facilitate team discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Remove impediments and/or guide the team to remove impediments, by finding the right team members in the organization to remove obstacles
  • Assess Agile Scrum maturity across teams and organization, coaching team(s) to higher levels of maturity in a sustainable fashion
  • Help develop, define and document processes, along with the supporting organizational enablement / training
  • Provide support for Product Delivery System (PDS), including facilitating quarterly planning process to reach quarterly commits on behalf of R&D
  • Coaching the Team to ensure the product backlog is groomed to satisfy team agreements, to support creation of product roadmaps and feature prioritization through process design and tooling
  • Help teams navigate Agile tools and software, specifically Jira
  • Manage and optimize the flow of value using communication, metrics and information radiators
  • Make impediments visible and measure the impact of the impediments to aide in metric driven decision making
  • Helps protect the team from uncontrolled scope growth and assists in identification/communication with management and stakeholders around accepted scope growth.
  • Provide input and help guide the vision and direction for the Agile Office

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience working as a Scrum Master
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM)
  • Excellent situational awareness and facilitation skills
  • Proven ability to develop processes and effectively communicate recommendations to leadership
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong negotiations skills to manage priorities and scope
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Extreme adoration of post-it notes, sharpies and whiteboards

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP)
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least five years for a software development team that is applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Previous experience as a team lead in any capacity
  • Experience in JIRA workflow and/or administration

About Convercent:

Robust. Agile. Collaborative. And you should see our software. Bringing the transformative power of the cloud to the compliance and ethics industry, Convercent's award-winning SaaS solution empowers our customers to be more effective and efficient in managing their compliance efforts and mitigating risk. With an inclination towards innovation, Convercent is helping our customers raise the standard--and expectations--for how companies safeguard their financial and reputational health. 

Convercent is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases

Location

RiNo/Cole @Industry Rino Station

An Insider's view of Convercent

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Convercent is a highly collaborative environment. I absolutely love that I can be in the kitchen, bathroom, or walking around and I will bump into people from all different departments and have really meaningful conversations. I really enjoy the people I work and interact with everyday!

ToniAnn

Manager, Event Marketing

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The process of ingesting data from our customers can be difficult and lengthy. Team Massive is working on a new implementation that can import multiple large files simultaneously and at a faster rate.

Merlin

Sr. Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

It's taken me down a path I would've never expected when I joined the team as an SDR five years ago. But that's one of the great things about Convercent. People have the opportunity and are supported to take their careers in so many different directions.

Patrick

Director, Learning & Development

What are Convercent Perks + Benefits

Convercent Benefits Overview

Convercent offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes:

-Healthcare (we pay 90% medical, dental and vision for employees)
-Unlimited PTO
-Paid family leave (12 weeks for moms and 4 weeks for dads, spouses, or partners)
-Wellness bonus ($100/month towards wellness expenses
-Stock options
-Monthly cell phone reimbursement
-EcoPass (ride the bus or light rail for free)

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Food for Thought Amp the Cause The Epworth Foundation
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 5 days of paid sabbatical after their first 30 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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