Scrum Master - Nike Technology

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Job Description
Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world’s largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.
DescriptionThe HR Technology team is seeking a passionate, strong and agile-minded Scrum Master with experience working in an agile environment, who will be responsible for ensuring that the Scrum Framework is both understood and enacted within the teams by ensuring that the team adhere to Scrum theory, practices and rules. The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the scrum team.

Responsibilities – Servant-Leader to the Team
Coach the development team in self-organization and cross-functionality concepts and practices.
Partner with and guide the development team to create high-value products.
Remove impediments to the development team’s progress.
Coach the development team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and/or understood.
Shield the team from external distractions to keep it in group flow (the zone).
Partner with and guide the Product Owner in finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management.
Partner with and guide the Product Owner to understand product planning an in empirical environment.
Ensure the Product Owner knows how arrange the product backlog to maximize value.
Partner with and guide the Product Owner in understanding the role of the Product Owner within the team and practicing Scrum.
Responsibilities – Servant-Leader to the Organization
Lead and coach the organization in its Scrum adoption and Scrum practice.
Plan Scrum implementations within the organization.
Help employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum empirical product development.
Cause change that increase productivity of the Scrum team.
Work with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
SkillsIn-depth understanding of the Agile values and principles and how they are applied in the workplace
Able to solve complex problems and take a new perspective on existing and new human interactions
Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others
Sufficient understanding of technology systems and the ecosystem the team works in to help team in overcoming roadblocks
Experience collaborating and managing relationships
Effective team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills
Strong facilitation skills within teams
Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally
Experience resolving issues with higher levels of management
Able to lead cross-functional work
Able to respond to and prioritize changing demands
Strong understanding of Product subject matter
QualificationsExperience working with Agile teams.
Experience working with HR systems and teams.
Bachelors' degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field, with 2 years additional relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
5 years hands-on Scrum Master/Coach experience in advanced, large-scale agile settings diligently applying Scrum principles, practices and theory.
5 years professional experience leading or contributing to large projects, including software development and quality teams.
Certified Scrum Master required, other Scrum certification desired.
Experience and/or familiarity with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) desired. 
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Experience working with VersionOne or similar agile work management tool: building summary views, using agile planning boards, setting up dashboards. 
Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussion and action.
Track record of leading others and positive change in project definition, project delivery, and data driven process improvement.
Past success in creating high performance teams, inspiring and empowering them to achieve results
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00419903