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Scrum Master

Overview

Scrum Master

General

The Technology department is the heart of the DLBi organization. It is responsible for all stages of development, deployment and operations such as hosting, testing and Managed Services for our clients.

The primary task of the Scrum Master is leading the projects within our Managed Services department.

Who Are You?

You are passionate about Agile, communication, and human dynamics, and have an insatiable appetite for helping people excel. You are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve the status quo, able to maintain a broad perspective while paying attention to details, and take great pride in your work. A self-starter, you are not afraid to raise issues and drive change to remove impediments from your team and improve the greater organization.

The Role

You work with other project development disciplines such as Creative department, Front & Back-end developers, partners, both local and international, external vendors and advisors and acts according company standards and values. You are keen on keeping your own skills up to speed and invest time in innovative processes and make sure this knowledge is shared amongst the team and the company

Key responsibilities

  • Lead all Scrum related ceremonies, including: daily stand-up, grooming sessions, sprint retrospectives, and sprint planning ceremonies.
  • Coaching teams on the basics of Scrum or Kanban (as needed) in simple terms
  • Provide leadership in identifying iterative process improvements and methods to streamline adoption of the methodology
  • Maintain Product Backlog to include new or revised requirements and backlog items, prioritization, and reporting
  • Support Deliverables to include Release Burn Down Charts, Sprint Burn Down Charts, and sprint summations for the customer and the team
  • Support solicitation of input and feedback from stakeholders and users after each Sprint
  • Take initiative and act as a leader to foster collaboration and communication between team members on technical issues, on process improvements, and in addressing and escalating project risks and issues.

Education and certificates

  • Certified Scrum Master who has experience in Software Development or Business Analysis

Knowledge and experience

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience working within an agile environment.
  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies (Planning, Refinement, Daily Scrum, Retrospectives etc.)
  • Ensure effective iterations are possible (Definition of Done, Definition of Ready etc.)
  • Communicate sprint, release and team progress to relevant stakeholders (Burndowns, Burnups, Reviews etc.)
  • Experience with internal and external reporting
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments
  • Demonstrated experience in iterative methodologies (Agile/Scrum)- leading Scrum meetings, develop sprints, Product Backlogs, Burn Down Charts, and/or Develop User Stories

Personal characteristics

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passionate about translating conversion
  • Pro-active and able to operate by yourself
  • Analytic and able to work result driven
  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills

About DigitasLBi 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer.