Senior Scrum Master
Job ID
63498
Posted
06-Jun-2022
Service line
REI Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Digital & Technology/Information Technology
Location(s)
Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Richardson - Texas - United States of America

The real estate industry is undergoing significant and exciting change, increasingly driven by data and technology. At CBRE, the world’s premier commercial real estate services company, we empower teams to take ownership over that technology and shape it, offering both nimble, research-driven product design and the resources of a Fortune 500 business. We approach culture with intention, valuing camaraderie, collaboration, inclusivity, and a healthy work/life balance.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for managing multiple products and ensures the Scrum team(s) adheres to Agile/Scrum best practices, standards, and guidelines. Acts as a facilitator, helping the team maximize performance and increase efficiencies by removing impediments, minimizing distractions, escalating issues, and managing the roster ensuring the team has the proper tools in place (Azure DevOps/Jira, others as needed).


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Guides the team and organization in effectively employing Agile/Scrum practices and principles to create value and increase customer and stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Supports and educates the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog and planning releases.
  • Facilitates Scrum meetings: Daily Stand-up, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Epic and Story Estimation, Sprint Review and Demo, and Retrospective.
  • Helps the team stay focused by removing obstacles, minimizing distractions, and keeping team meetings concise and efficient. Clarifies roles and responsibilities and offers motivation and support, as necessary.
  • Facilitates “self-organization” of the team to accomplish objectives and continuously improve processes.
  • Creates and maintains information radiators and team tools, to include: sprint board, burn-down charts, burn-up charts, progress dashboards, etc.
  • Tracks metrics that are important to the team in order to deliver success and continuous improvement. Identifies product dependencies and facilitates scrum integration.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field such as information systems, mathematics, or computer science or equivalent work experience. Consideration given to equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as a Scrum Master

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES :

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) - Scrum Alliance and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification is preferred

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE:

·       Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines.
  • Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor or minor damage to a client engagement.

OUR TEAM & WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A competitive compensation package including medical/dental/vision/401(k)/disability
  • Parental leave
  • Dedication to your career through coaching and learning and development plans
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CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.