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Scrum Master (Remote friendly)

  • Imagine Communications
  • Atlanta, GA
  • 07/05/2024
Marketing Media-Journalism

Job Description

Overview

Every day, Imagine Communications is delivering billions of media moments all over the world — anywhere, anytime and on any device.  Imagine Communications delivers innovative, end-to-end media software and networking solutions to over 3,000 customers in more than 185 countries, including the top broadcast facilities and the most technologically advanced sports and live-event venues.

  

 

Why Imagine?

Imagine Communications offers a generous Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance package and HSA and 401(k) options with company matching. We like to make sure all our employees are safe when travelling so we’ve got travel insurance covered too.  Employee Wellbeing is a priority for us, so all employees and their family have access to our EAP and Wellness programs, including LifeSpeak and Vitality. Volunteer in your community and we will pay for that too.

A Bit About The Role

  • Work closely with offshore team members, onsite team members, and onsite coordinators
  • Work closely with other scrum masters to implement and follow company standards for Agile excellence.
  • Facilitate meetings for the teams, including preparing, moderating and post-processing the meeting results.
    • Facilitate and educate the team on all Agile Ceremonies
    • Any other meeting identified as necessary by the teams
  • Maintain Scrum tools – Task Board, Burndown chart, Product Backlog, etc.
  • Manage and track progress using JIRA
  • Assist the Product Owners in grooming the Product Backlog
  • Report meaningful, appropriate, and timely information to management
  • Help the Team identify and address all impediments
    • Work with external teams on whom the Team has dependencies
    • Report risks and mitigation suggestions to product management on a regular basis
  • Help the Team, Management and Product Owner(s) hold the team accountable to a Definition of Done and Definition of Ready
  • Facilitate collaboration with other Scrum Masters and Product/Project Managers within the organization to discuss and utilize cross product features and functionalities.
  • Mediate conflicts and facilitate open communication between Product and Development
  • Cultivate, as a servant leader, a culture that reflects the values of SAFe Agile and Scrum
    (alignment, quality, transparency, and execution).
  • Promote, and ensure an environment of psychological safety, equality and equity throughout the organization.

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other technical area. (Extensive industry experience and demonstrable knowledge may be used to replace this requirement).
  • SAFe certification or practice of equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in software application project management
  • Proven understanding of software delivery from inception to deployment using structured development practices and agile delivery methodologies.
  • 3+ years of experience working in an Agile/Scrum development environment
  • Highly organized with a focus on data driven decisions.
  • Fluent in usage of Jira and Confluence.
  • Demonstrable communication skills
  • Extra Credit (The stuff that sets you apart from the others):
    • Experience working in an outsourced, offshoring model and/or with geographically distributed teams
    • Miro; Agile process templates, workflow and planning tools
    • CSP, CST, or other additional Scrum certifications
    • Active in the local Scrum community
    • Technical background preferable but not required
    • Broadcast industry knowledge

Celebrating difference, together stronger

At Imagine Communications, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our customers, our employees, our products, and our communities.  We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and admiration.  Imagine Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.