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Scrum Master/Scrum Coach

Company: Change Healthcare
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

TitleScrum Master/Scrum CoachWhat will I be responsible for in this job? (brief summary of the role)The Scrum master/coach is a position that is part of the PMO team reporting to the Director of PMO. The Scrum Master will be coaching and managing teams in Assurance. The Scrum Master Manager will also align closely and work in partnership with multiple teams such as Product Management, Engineering/ Development, Information Security and Business Units on the holistic success of the project. The Scrum Master will lead all ceremonies for the Scrum teams. The Scrum Master will be responsible for producing metrics to help track progress and assist in removing any blockers that impede the progress of the sprint/project. The Scrum coach will coach, mentor and guide CHC groups to figure out the best solutions for their specific department challenges. He/she will analyze the organization's existing processes and implement improvements to help streamline them and create efficiencies He/she will play a key role in the long-term strategy across the entire organization, helping our teams to deliver better products in a faster, more efficient manner. -What are the requirements? - Years of experience: 6-7 years working in an Agile environment - Education: Bachelors (Computer Science preferred) - Physical requirements:

  • Excellent organization skills - facilitate scrum ceremonies (grooming, sprint planning, review. retrospectives, daily stand-ups, etc.)
  • Empower teams to self-organize and grow cross-functionality
  • Collaborate closely with the Product Owner (PO) with respect to - -backlog.
  • Work to remove all impediments and obstructions to the team 's progress.
  • Manage the lifecycle of code development, from ideation to sprints to deployment
  • Create metrics (burndown, burnup charts) and track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • -Needs to be expert in estimation and planning. He knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects.
  • possesses conflict resolution, does conversation by focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect.
  • Risk Management approach
  • Acts as safeguard for his team
  • Facilitate learning and development through individual and team coaching
  • Coach senior management in agile practices to ensure adoption of best practices from top-down
  • Effectively communicate agile principles, scrum practices and overall operating model across the organization
  • Champion the use of metrics and other objective measures across teamsWhat critical skills are needed for you to consider someone for this position?
    • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like -, XP, etc.
    • Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works.
    • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
    • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.
    • Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like: -, Crystal, FDD, XP, etc.
    • Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand his team needs.
    • Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
    • Ability to take and commit to deliver the product on time.
    • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
    • Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
    • Familiar with common development practices, Service oriented environments, and Agile practicesWhat other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
      • Proven track record of successfully collaborating with cross functional teams across organizations and building strong stakeholder relationships
      • Strong execution orientation with a drive to deliver tangible results
      • Exceptional interpersonal, listening and presentation skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Must have dynamic personality and be conformable working in a fast-paced environment#li-remote -Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system! -COVID MandateAs a federal contractor, Change Healthcare is adhering to the Executive Order which mandates vaccination. - As such, we are requiring all U.S. new hires and employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive an approved accommodation by their date of hire, as a condition of employment. -As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. Proof of vaccination or accommodations requests will be collected once an offer is accepted with Change Healthcare. -All accommodation requests will be carefully considered but are not guaranteed to be approved. -Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, - national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at .If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to -with "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Click here -to view our pay transparency nondiscrimination policy.California (US) Residents: By submitting an application to Change Healthcare for consideration of any employment opportunity, you acknowledge that you have read and understood -.Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Keywords: Change Healthcare, Providence , Scrum Master/Scrum Coach, IT / Software / Systems , Providence, Rhode Island

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