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Lead Scrum Master (Data & Analytics group) - Fully Remote at Magellan Health Services inc in Scottsdale, Arizona

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

  • This is a fully remote position, allowing you to work from the comfort of your own home from anywhere in the US.

  • 3+ years of experience and strong knowledge of JIRA Cloud platform, maintaining a scalable Agile Scrum Board process and deriving visual insights to represent the Development Team progress.

  • 3+ years of experience using JIRA in a data warehousing, business intelligence and analytics development environment as scrum master of multiple teams.

  • Agile leadership & coaching of multiple teams helping deliver incremental product features/enhancement with predictability.

  • Familiarity with common cloud-first data lake/warehousing, data engineering and analytics tools like AWS, Redshift, Glue, Tableau, etc.

  • Proficiency in Enterprise Data Analytics space collaborating with different teams involved in Data Journey such as Data Engineering, Operations, Architecture, Reporting, Product Owners, Business Stakeholders to create and release an End-to-End Analytics product as deliverable.

  • Proficiency in building and communicating well-drafted Release notes to all stakeholders after every successful release.

As a Lead Scrum Master, you will be a coach and facilitator for one-to-many IT Teams. Your work will include coaching team members, capturing and reporting metrics, proactively eliminating barriers, and facilitating team delivery on sprint goals. You will work closely with your team and Product Manager/Owner and peer Scrum Masters to support Sprint and Release Planning, foster team self-awareness, encourage cross-training, decision-making and continuous improvements. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support a team. The team will work in a high volume of priority efforts and understand their impact to the bottom line shortly after implementation.

  • Lead the scrum team in high complexity work streams. Oversee scrum process and coach the teams on how to use scrum and Agile practices and methodology.

  • Influence and collaborate with others to drive continuous improvement. Advocate for transparency, inspection, and adaption.

  • Lead daily scrums, sprint planning, sprint reviews, Agile Release Train (ART) sync meetings to ensure full team engagement. Manage interdependencies between agile teams.

  • Partner with the Product Manager/Owners to support short and long-term release planning, and to keep work backlog healthy and prepared for execution.

  • Conduct demand and capacity planning models. Participate in project estimation session with technical and business stakeholders

  • Track deliverables and maintain in partnership with Product Managers an IT forecasting roadmap.

  • Oversee and manage scope, budget, timeline, quality, and deliverables that support business goals.

  • Create a team environment that is open, non-judgmental, and trustworthy, while emphasizing problem solving.

  • Protect scrum team from outside interference during a sprint.

  • Remove impediments or guide team on how to remove impediments.

  • Assess team maturity and coach the team to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace.

  • Report on team progress each sprint through defined metrics.

  • Partner with product manager/owner and business stakeholders to ensure scrum team focus is on highest business value.

  • Act as liaison between clients and delivery teams, making sure that projects are successful and that teams are enabled to deliver with excellence.

Other Job Requirements

6+ years' related experience in IT engineering and a minimum of 2 years' experience in Agile software development as a scrum master delivering high complexity products to customers.
Servant leadership approach.
Advanced presentation, influencing, and relationship management skills.
Strong knowledge of Agile principles and concepts.
Strong communication, organizational, analytical, critical thinking, and team building skills.
Strong experience in risk and change management.
Ability to work with teams not co-located.
Experience working with multiple software development team that diligently applied Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Ability to lead team in brainstorming, root cause analysis, or similar problem-solving techniques to assist in resolving issues, crafting solutions, or defining process improvement.
Ability to coach on Scrum/Agile processes and give feedback to individuals and teams.
Strong planning and organizing skills.

General Job Information

Lead Scrum Master (Data & Analytics group) - Fully Remote


Work Experience - Required
IT, Scrum/Agile

Work Experience - Preferred

Education - Required
A Combination of Education and Work Experience May Be Considered., Bachelors

Education - Preferred

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred
CSM - Certified Scrum Master - Enterprise

Salary Range

Salary Minimum:
Salary Maximum:

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

This position may be eligible for short-term incentives as well as a comprehensive benefits package. Magellan offers a broad range of health, life, voluntary and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing.

Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.

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