Scrum Master

Somerville, Massachusetts
Nov 19, 2021
Jan 18, 2022
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
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EOE Statement: 


Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace an environment that is free from all discrimination in the workplace, in its business, or by its vendors. Liberty Mutual values diversity and the differences and similarities of our employees. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that leads to better ideas, stronger teams and more innovative products and services for our customers. Learn More:

Scrum Master I

At Liberty Mutual, technology isn't just a part of our business, it's what drives us forward. We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational shift at Liberty Mutual. Operating as an agile team within a Fortune 100 company, we are on the front edge of an IT transformation of how people work and deliver solutions. 

If you want to be a part of a talented team that is pushing the limits of innovative technology, and you have a strong passion for agile, servant leadership, and continuous improvement - we want you! We are looking for an exceptional agilest to be a scrum master within GRM BL Products Tech!

Job Summary:


As a scrum master, you will work collaboratively on one geographically diverse agile delivery team. This is a fast-paced environment providing rapid delivery of rating and pricing capabilities, as well as detailed pricing and rating analytics data, rating worksheets and simulation to support new product builds. In this role you will work on a highly collaborative team that values speed and quality, with a strong desire to drive change and foster a positive work environment. Your work will include coaching team members, proactively eliminating barriers, and facilitating team delivery. Perhaps most importantly, you will use your servant leadership capabilities and mindset to help empower, energize and motivate the teams you support. You will work closely with your team and peers to support sprint and release planning, foster team self-awareness, encourage cross-training, decision-making and continuous improvement.


In this role you will: 

  • Oversee scrum process and coach the team; facilitate transparency, inspection, and adaption
  • Lead a culture of continuous improvement by encouraging experimentation and innovation in processes
  • Guide team on how to get the most out of self-organization and leverage this to evolve the team's agile practice
  • Champion scrum, it's roles, events and artifacts to help the team and stakeholders understand their value
  • Ability to cultivate consensus and alignment within the team and across the organization
  • Work with the product owner(s) to support short and long-term release planning and manage interdependencies
  • Shield the team from external interference to enable optimal functionality and productivity
  • Responsible for assisting the team to remove impediments to progress
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where challenges are raised and explored with an emphasis of problem solving
  • Aggregate scrum team objectives and progress to ensure visibility and transparency




  • Scrum certification or equivalent training
  • Working knowledge of IT concepts related to Rating & Pricing, strategies, methodologies, architectures, and technical standards
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline and 5 years experience in agile software development or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Strong knowledge of agile principles and concepts
  • Ability to leverage expertise and enthusiasm for agile methodologies and continuous improvement to energize those around you
  • A belief that openness and transparency are non-negotiable
  • Enjoy solving problems and can resolve conflicts through strong mediation skills
  • Display strong communication, organizational, analytical, critical thinking, and team building skills
  • Strong understanding of the value of metrics and iterative delivery
  • Enjoy coaching and mentoring a team to maximize progress and potential
  • Ability to empathize with a wide range of people, test new ideas with them and observe the results






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