Scrum Master

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Nike does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We’re looking for people who can grow, think, dream, and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders, and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.If you’re ready to innovate and lead in the Digital engineering space, join Nike’s Digital Engineering organization. We bring together technology and process expertise to deliver solutions that enable Nike’s Consumer Direct business. We are responsible for creating, developing, and deploying on premise and cloud based seamless digital solutions and experiences to business partners and consumers. Working with our organization will be rewarding, challenging, and most definitely not be just another job.Nike’s Consumer Digital Engineering group seeks a Scrum Master with a proven track record of delivering premier products within complex digital environments to advance our platform and applications. Our ideal candidate will bring a broad range of lean and agile experiences working within large-scale organizations with specific knowledge working with digital technologies and processes at scale.Responsibilities: Responsible for guiding the development of an agile team into an effective delivery unit with a sustainable cadence
Responsible for ensuring the team’s process evolves within organizational guidelines and standards of practice
Must be able to nurture self-organizing, high performing teams through servant leadership and mentoring
Encourage, support, and guide continuous improvement of the team, its products and processes
Excellent communicator, able to gain the respect of the team, external stakeholders, and management
Able to resolve conflict through arbitration, negotiation, reasoned discussion, or escalation
Must be willing and able to identify problems, impediments, dependencies, and other team dysfunctions, and then facilitate quick resolution
Must be able to facilitate the development process
Uphold and defend, as well as support and mentor, agile values and principles as expressed in the Agile Manifesto
Skilled at creating a fully transparent development process
Capable of being a scrum master for one to three scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work
Facilitate agile activities and meetings, including sprint planning, retrospectives, sprint reviews, grooming, tasking, estimating, and agile release planning
Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed
Assist the team with implementing effective agile disciplinary practices
Ensure cross-team coordination
Reach out to the larger company network for impediment removal
Maintain relevant metrics that provide organizational visibility and help the team settle how they are doing such as feature burndown charts, sprint burndown charts, and velocity trends over time
Qualifications5+ years of relevant IT experience including strong understanding of customer/stakeholder relationships, business analysis, prioritization, estimation and capacity management
Must have a thorough understanding of iterative/incremental software development
Complete understanding of agile processes such as Scrum, XP and Kanban
Must have recognized education in agile processes, certifications preferred
Must have been a member of an agile team for at least 2 years
Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments
Understand and experience with agile metrics and reporting techniques
Experience to explain and promote agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, BDD and refactoring preferred
Experience using Jira to track and make visible sprint backlog work flow preferred
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: 00434850