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Scrum Master

Company: Figg
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDepartment: Product ManagementLocation: San Diego, CAFLSA: Exempt / Full-TimeFigg is a leading transaction-based digital advertising platform company with a mission to uncover value in everyday transactions. The company's advanced transaction-based platform, driven by $500 billion in transactions annually, provides advertisers with precise targeting and comprehensive attribution data. The Figg platform delivers dynamic consumer offer experiences for financial institutions, banks, fintechs and digital platforms in the United States. Driven by innovation, Figg is disrupting how brands engage with customers through the industry's most diverse advertiser-funded, card-linked offer portfolio.Position summaryThe Scrum Master is a critical role at Figg focused on developing stronger product teams by guiding Product Managers, Technical Leads and Product Teams to adhere to Agile principles, implement delivery frameworks, and deliver high value business capabilities predictably and repeatedly. As a Scrum Master at Figg, your goal will be continuous improvement, team growth, and creating a clear understanding of Scrum best practices across all product teams. Additionally, as a Scrum Master, you will act as both a change agent and defender of the best practices that will ensure our Product Teams are able to deliver the most value, while becoming stronger together as a team. In your day-to-day, you will be required to be a coach, facilitator, protector, and advocate with your product teams at heart and Figg's strategic goals as your north star.Duties and responsibilities

  • Cultivate a collaborative product team environment where everyone feels respected, empowered, and comfortable expressing their constructive thoughts and feelings.
  • Guide and coach high performing teams using Agile principles, Figg's values and Scrum best practices.
  • Observe and provide consistent, impactful feedback focused on team growth.
  • Accountable for owning and facilitating the Scrum Agile ceremonies for the product teams including daily standups, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint demos, and retrospectives to actively promote prioritization, team readiness, and commitments for each Sprint.
  • Collaborate with and influence multiple stakeholders to support product teams in driving roadmap initiatives from concept through to successful delivery.
  • Foster strong relationships for intra team dependency identification and management.
  • Help resolve bottlenecks, blockers, and impediments to team velocity; know when to escalate.
  • Ensure the team clearly understands the vision or "why" for any recommended changes or process improvements.
  • Understand engineering best practices, and serve as a subject matter expert on scaling Agile development in the context of those best practices.
  • Use empirical data to help the teams identify strengths as well as optimize scrum team velocity by identifying areas of improvement to achieve higher levels of team performance. The ideal candidate
    • 3+ years as a Scrum Master for Agile teams.
    • A highly organized, dynamic, outcome-oriented individual capable of working across multiple scrum teams.
    • A lifelong learner who is dedicated to the relentless improvement of himself/herself and the team, eager to face challenges, viewing them as opportunities to learn, grow, and develop.
    • Strong problem solver with the ability to work with a team to maximize progress, potential, and overall effectiveness.
    • Extensive experience coaching team members in the Agile mindset and practices.
    • Understands the importance of establishing trust and the need to remain neutral when facilitating.
    • Demonstrates ability to understand complex technical and business problems to effectively remove team impediments, mitigate project risk and deliver successful outcomes.
    • Excellent communication skills with a strong ability to influence stakeholders.
    • A wealth of techniques for facilitating agile ceremonies and maintaining team focus (sprint planning, retrospectives, and reviews).
    • Knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, methodologies, architectures, and technical standards.
    • You are an Agilist that promotes adaptive planning, incremental development and delivery, and encourages rapid prototyping in response to change.Requirements
      • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification
      • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field (business, computer science, etc.) is preferred but not requiredRight to workMust have legal right to work in the USA

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Keywords: Figg, San Diego , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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