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Sr. Scrum Master-CDP Team - Military Veterans

Company: Albertsons
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

MILITARY VETERANS About the company

Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. With a fixation on innovation and building culture, our team is rallying our company around a unique vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a team that has passion for food and delivering great service.

Albertsons is one of the largest retail employers, providing approximately 300,000 jobs across 2,200 stores, 22 distribution centers, 20 food and beverage plants and various support offices. We operate in 34 states and the District of Columbia under the Albertsons banner, as well as Safeway, Tom Thumb, Jewel Osco, Shaw's, and many more recognizable names.

What you will be doing

The Information Technology Department has an opening for a Senior Scrum Master within the Customer Data Platform (CDP) team. The CDP team is chartered to provide Albertsons Companies with an ecosystem that provides a holistic view of customers and households and help create personalized journeys across marketing and shopping experience channels. The CDP team takes pride in empowering their employees and encouraging initiative and creativity in a very collaborative, agile environment.

The position will be based in Plano, TX or Pleasanton, CA.

Main responsibilities

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Initiates and facilitates project kick-off and inception activities.
  • Coaches and mentors other Scrum Masters to encourage consistent, core best practices across the teams.
  • Takes responsibility for managing dependencies between the Scrum teams and third parties, release managers, or between the Scrums teams.
  • Exhibits desire to continuously learn new tools, techniques, and methodologies from teams and Agile community.
  • Understands Continuous integration and deployment and Exhibits ability to run projects in the Scrum and Kanban methodologies, with multiple outside dependencies and remote project team members.
  • Effectively communicates with cross functional teams.
  • May develop and deliver formal presentations and training programs to end users, project teams, management teams and executive management.
  • Interacts seamlessly with both business and project teams.
  • Facilitates discussions that lead to the resolution of project issues and development impediments.
  • Reports project progress to Program Management and executive level stakeholders.
  • Properly manages shared resources across multiple projects.
  • Ensures all proper training and user documentation has been implemented.
  • Has working knowledge and understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology and incremental delivery.
  • Exhibits a desire to continuously improve and shows a track record of improvement.
  • Communicates openly and frequently with stakeholders and subject matter experts regarding the state of the project.
  • Actively contributes to the company's Agile and Lean Community through participation in the internal Agile Community of Practice and Scrum Master Forums Competencies:
    • Servant Leader - Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to be hands-on.
    • Communicative - Must be able to communicate well with diverse teams and executive level stakeholders from the business in both verbal and written communications.
    • Facilitative - Must be able to coordinate and lead Scrum meeting, team discussion, Scrum of Scrums.
    • Attitude of transparency - Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business and Program Management to grow business trust.
    • Impediment & Conflict resolution - Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches.
    • Assertive - Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.
    • Continual improvement - Must continually be growing one's craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team.
    • Attitude of empowerment - Must be able to lead a self-organization team.
    • Quick learner - Must be able to quickly gain a high-level understanding of Scrum Teams Project Vision/Scope
    • Team Player - Must be able to work closely with Product Owner(s) in facilitating team and business discussions.
    • Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
      What we are searching for

      • 4-year degree (Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related functional field)
      • 4+ years of work as a team member on a scrum project teams.
      • 3+ years acting as a ScrumMaster in software development environment working with multiple teams.
      • ScrumMaster certification (CSM)
      • Deep familiarity and understanding of Agile practices, SCRUM, Test Driven Development, XP, & Kanban
      • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment.
      • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment and work with various shared services teams like Infrastructure, DevOps, Product and Engineering teams across domains.
      • Preferred experience in Retail and/or Digital Marketing domains.
      • High degree of initiative, purpose, and enthusiasm
        What it is like at Albertsons?

        Albertsons Culture Principles

        Compassion: We always treat each other with kindness and respect

        Team: We always support and recognize each other

        Inclusive: We always value everyone's perspective

        Learning: We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and others

        Competitive: We always act with integrity to win over the customer

        Ownership: We always take actions to drive our success

Keywords: Albertsons, Arlington , Sr. Scrum Master-CDP Team - Military Veterans, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Texas

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