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Scrum Master

Company: Farm Bureau Financial Services
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Scrum MasterWho We Are: With Farm Bureau Financial Services, our client/members can feel confident knowing their family, home, cars and other property are protected. We value a culture where integrity, teamwork, passion, service, leadership and accountability are at the heart of every decision we make and every action we take. We're proud of our more than 80-year commitment to protecting the livelihoods and futures of our client/members and creating an atmosphere where our employees thrive. This position is located in our West Des Moines, Iowa office, with the possibility of a hybrid work schedule (2 days remote, 3 days in the office) What You'll Do: As a Scrum Master you will provide technical and process oriented leadership in support of implementing key business initiatives and project objectives. You will lead a delivery team to develop software while transitioning the organization to an Agile-based development. Other duties include:
--- Work with Product Owners to prioritize the product roadmap in support of product release goals.
--- Manage and communicate team metrics and reporting data.
--- Work with the teams to set incremental goals and manage across the cross functional teams to achieve these goals within designated time frames.
--- Communicate status of project via sprint and release-specific reports and improve transparency as to project status and radiate information.
--- Organize and facilitate sprint ceremonies such as daily scrum meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
--- Manage, understand and be able to produce backlog tracking, predictability, productivity, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition. What It Takes to Join Our Team:

  • College degree or equivalent plus five years related experience required.
  • Previous direct responsibility in a Scrum Master role is required.
  • Industry certification in one agile methodology required.
  • Expertise in one or more other agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP, TDD, CI) preferred.
  • Must have the aptitude to learn both business and technical terms and processes well enough to be a strong liaison between IT and the Business.
  • Strong documentation, analytical and problem solving skills. What We Offer You: When you're on our team, you get more than a great paycheck. You'll hear about career development and educational opportunities. We offer an enhanced 401K with a match, low cost health, dental, and vision benefits, and life and disability insurance options. We also offer paid time off, including holidays and volunteer time, as well as a company car and cell phone. Farm Bureau where the grass really IS greener!If you're interested in joining a company that appreciates its employees, provides growth and professional development opportunities, and offers great benefits, we invite you to apply today!Work Authorization/Sponsorship Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. We are not able to sponsor now or in the future, or take over sponsorship of, an employment visa or work authorization for this role. For example, we are not able to sponsor OPT status.

Keywords: Farm Bureau Financial Services, West Des Moines , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , West Des Moines, Iowa

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