Scrum Master

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Formstack transforms the way you collect data and put it to work. 

We are looking for a Scrum Master to help us accomplish this mission! 

Formstack is a 14-year-old company with its roots in Indianapolis. Our customers span 110 different countries, and our employees live and work across the U.S. and the globe. We provide a work environment that is flexible and provides great freedom for those who can perform. We are seeking people who demonstrate an ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Who You Are:

We’re looking to hire a Scrum Master as we expand the use of scrum methodology within our growing product and engineering cross-functional teams. Every day you’ll work closely with your scrum team/s to answer questions like; How is my product owner doing? How is my team doing? How are our engineering practices doing? How is the organization doing? So yes, you’re at the center of everything. You are the true definition of a servant leader and take pride in coaching others in scrum. 

What You’ll Do:

This person is responsible for delegating tasks appropriately, encouraging collaboration, and coordinating the correct deliverables in a timely manner.

How You Will Succeed:

  • Lead the scrum team in understanding Agile principles and scrum practices
  • Helping the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Lead the scrum teams in self-organization
  • Remove impediments at the individual, team, and organizational levels and coach the scrum team on self-organizing to remove their own impediments
  • Help the scrum teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework
  • Resolve conflicts and issues that occur
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity and increase velocity over time
  • Support the team and provide education where needed
  • Support the team in building, communicating, and maintaining the scrum artifacts
  • Support the team in coordinating all scrum events
  • Able to coach and influence organizational leadership in scrum practices to help shield the team from unnecessary distractions.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master in software development
  • Certified Scrum Master from Scrum Alliance or similar certifying body
  • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles and Scrum practices.
  • Ability to determine what is scrum and what is not
  • Competent using JIRA for Scrum process management and reporting
  • Ability to work with and lead a team
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and mentoring skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Self-motivated and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
  • Ability to anticipate impediments for the team before the team encounters them, and solve the root cause
  • Proven track record of making process and velocity improvements through Kaizen retrospectives
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
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    • force.comLanguages
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Our office is right in the heart of downtown on Tejon Street. If you like trendy coffee spots, great shops, and restaurants, this is the area to be.

What are Formstack Perks + Benefits

Formstack Benefits Overview

Formstack offers Unlimited PTO, 100% Medical (Employee+Family) Benefits, 4 Days of VTO, sabbatical at 5 years, 401(k) match, brand new MacBook Pros to all new employees, remote working, two company retreats a year, conference reimbursements, 2 days off a year for Learning and development, and yearly merit increases!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
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)
Formstack offers a medical FSA as well as a Dependent Care FSA!
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Formstack covers 100% of our Core HSA Medical plan for Employee+Family. We will contribute $500/year for an individual plan and $1000/year for a family HSA plan.
Life Insurance
Formstack offers life insurance 2.5x of an annual salary for the duration of employment.
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
At Formstack you are eligible for our 401(k) plan starting immediately!
401(K) Matching
Formstack will match up to 6% of your contributions into you 401(k) plan!
Performance Bonus
Formstack offers yearly merit increases as well as small bonuses or gifts depending on company and individual performances.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We recently altered our parental leave. Primary care givers get 12 weeks of paid leave and secondary caregivers get 2 weeks of paid leave.
Remote Work Program
Formstack is proud to be a vastly remote organization. The benefit of our physical locations is that it provides space for folks to gather and collaborate. Typically in Colorado Springs, once a week.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
At Formstack, time off is essential to get a refresh and come back renewed. With our unlimited PTO policy, take those days off as long as you give us two-weeks notice and pending manager approval :)
Paid Volunteer Time
4 days off a year for paid Volunteer Time Off. We encourage even more time off to volunteer if that is for you! Also, we coordinate events in all our locations for you!
Sabbatical
Formstack offers a 4 week sabbatical once you hit 5 years of employment. All we ask is that you learn something outside your day to day life!
Paid Holidays
Formstack offers 9 paid major holidays off a year!
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Working from home, it is difficult to enforce a dress code! If you do forget to get outta your pajamas and head into the office, that is cool with us!
Company Outings
We have two company outings a year! One being All Hands where the whole company gathers and then Small Hands where each department gets together for a week or so.
Game Room
Ping pong, chill area, TVs! ALL YOU COULD WANT!
Stocked Kitchen
Thirsty, hungry, feeling that beer-thirty feeling....head to kitchen and grab yourself something!
Some Meals Provided
Fridays, random days, special events...we'll get you fed!
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We offer 2 days off a year for continued learning and development. If you want to follow some of our 5 guided learning paths, do so! You will receive access to Udemy and we reimburse conferences!
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Formstack is proud to be a diverse and inclusive work place. Whether it is trainings, groups, hiring efforts, or presentations at company retreats, we are proudly a diverse workforce!
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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