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Scrum Master

General information

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Software & Product Development

Ref #:

20210020974

Description & Requirements

Description

UKG Ready team is looking for a passionate Engineering Scrum Master
We are looking for someone who is innovative and leads by example. The ideal candidate will be someone who reinforces and shares scrum knowledge across the organization; brings out the best in the teams; someone who knows when to say "no" and someone who knows when to push for the best results.
What you’ll do:
• Act as Scrum master for 2-3 scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams on how to use scrum and agile practices and methodology
• Oversee the scrum process and coach the teams; facilitates transparency, inspection, and adaption
• Facilitate sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint demo, and retrospective meetings to ensure full team engagement
• Assist the product owner in keeping the backlog healthy and groomed
• Facilitates cross-team coordination and manage interdependencies between agile teams
• Identify and maintain relevant metrics that gives the team insight into how they are doing
• Drives and encourages the team to challenge itself to achieve continuous improvements
• Work with other scrum masters within UKG Ready team and ensure that scrum process is consistent across the teams
• Ensure scrum team’s key information (velocity, impediments, and risks) is shared clearly and efficiently to the leadership teams and other scrum teams as required
• Participates in Scrum of Scrums to coordinate and facilitate projects/programs where there are multiple dependencies

Qualifications

• Experience in using and tailoring Agile/Scrum methodology with minimum of 3-5 years of expertise in Agile software development including coaching on agile methodologies
• Ability to coach team and stakeholders on Agile practices and ensure adherence to Agile methodology
• Knowledge of developing SAAS products preferred
• Prior experience working with geographically distributed teams
• Scrum Master certification and knowledge of JIRA/Confluence preferred
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong discipline and ability to influence without authority required

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 


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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.

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