Senior Scrum Master

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Nike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world’s largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists strengthen growth through top-flight hardware, software and company applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.The Nike.net Order Futures Buy team needs a excellent Scrum Master who will lead self-organizing and self-managing teams in applying and optimizing Agile practices to enhance team performance and effectiveness. Responsibilities:Operates as a team-based servant leader in service to the teams needs.
Ensures the team is practicing Agile ethics.
Partners with, guides and supports Product Owner in managing the backlog to ensure it is properly prioritized and appropriately sized.
Facilitates all of the Scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, planning meetings, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, demos).
Establishes, tracks and communicates agile metrics (such as team velocity and sprint progress/burn down chart) to team, management and any impacted stakeholders.
Facilitates alignment and assists Product Owner and Delivery Team with making appropriate commitments.
Identifies, removes and/or escalates risks, roadblocks and cross team dependencies that are unresolvable by the team and interfere with the teams ability to deliver commitments.
Accountable for promoting continuous improvement by coaching the team to use metrics to identify and measure progress.
Participates with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization and cross-scrum collaboration on delivery implementation.
Continuously learns new approaches to facilitation, agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics.
Helps the Team to focus on delivery of high quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence.
SkillsIn-depth understanding of Agile Principles and how they’re applied in workplace culture
Excellent facilitation and coaching skills within teams and groups
Experience resolving issues across teams
Effective communication, team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills
Sufficient understanding of technology systems and the team’s ecosystem to help team overcome roadblocks
QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Business or a related field, with 5 years relevant work experience supporting or leading a team
Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools
Familiarity or experience with other agile methodologies such as LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.
Relevant certification in the field preferred (examples below):Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
Agile Scrum Master (ASM)
Scrum Master Certified (SCM)
SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Certification
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: 00431775