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Scrum Master, IT

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Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 234084
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2021

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Job Description

Description

At Exelon, we've got a place for you! 

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail Customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

 

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits. 

 

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 150 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon! 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION 

At Exelon, our Agile teams aim to rapidly deliver reliable and innovative products and services that enable the business and enhance our customer’s experience. We value our people and the diverse skills and backgrounds they bring to collectively work towards Exelon’s goal of providing clean, affordable and innovative energy to create a more sustainable future for everyone.

 

As a Scrum Master, you will play a major role in shaping the success of our rapidly growing Agile teams. This position contributes to our success by building and leading high performing Agile scrum teams, championing continuous improvement, and partnering with business stakeholders and product managers to deliver the most optimal solutions.

 

The Scrum Master works to drive the high-quality delivery of solutions and will encourage team productivity by facilitating planning and removing impediments that may obstruct the team’s progress as they work towards their goals.

 

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Item

Accountability

%

1

Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

25%

2

In partnership with the product owner, mentor / coach scrum teams on user story sizing and acceptance criteria definition, facilitates the definition of minimal viable product, and leads continuous refinement and prioritization of the product backlog

15%

3

Work as a coach with team members as needed to optimize the efficiency of the project team

10%

4

Enable the consistent delivery of value with on-time execution of scoped/scheduled work

10%

5

Manage and surface issues and risks; track teams progress using primary “source of truth” tools

5%

6

Ensure that Agile-related project reporting, such as burndowns and status updates, are relevant, transparent, and add value

5%

7

Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged. 

5%

8

Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog.

5%

9

Leads sprint planning and task definition, sprint execution, impediment removal and tracking, sprint review, and retrospectives

10%

10

Partner with Finance to help understand and track the team’s budget.

10%

Qualifications

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:

Preferred:

  • First level Certified Scum Master or other relevant Agile project management Certifications (CSM, SAFe or PMI-ACP)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline and typically 5-8 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Proven track record of using Agile methodologies including 5+ years of experience managing large, complex projects in high-tech development environments with multiple teams
  • Knowledge and appreciation of Agile practices and principles, principally scrum, and experience advocating these practices and principles across cross-functional organizations. 
  • Experience in meeting facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and transparency
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Comprehensive understanding of software delivery techniques associated with new technology implementation (i.e. DevOps)
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of IT and business management and with vendors
  • Experience managing teams of user experience and user interface designers
  • Strong understanding of the change management concepts that guide how to prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change in order to drive organizational success and outcomes.
  •  
  • Experience leading teams within a SAFe Agile environment
  • Second level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, CSP)
  • Experience building and leading new scrum teams
  • Experience with assisting large-scale agile transformation and organizational change efforts
  • Understanding of standards and practices for IT project lifecycle management activities and deliverables.   
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Prosci ADKAR model®
  • Background in Appian Development

 

 

SCOPE

  • Keep up to date on Agile Methodology including Scrum, Kanban, SAFe etc. and guide teams in selecting the appropriate methodology for each work effort
  • Participate in Community of Practices and share knowledge and introduce new expertise to other Scrum Masters
  • Manage change management requirements for each team
  • Report on project financials at various level of leadership
  • Keep up to date on Agile practices such as Pair Programming, Test Driven Design, UX etc. and introduce as appropriate to each team
  • Attend trainings and keep certifications current
  • Work under minimal supervision

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

 

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