Scrum Master II, Innovation Enablement

Location
02117, Boston
Salary
Open
Posted
Sep 07, 2022
Closes
Nov 06, 2022
Ref
113975972#GIJ--LibertyMutual.1
Category
IT
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

Do you have the skillsand driveto join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide.

 

As a Scrum Master at Liberty Mutual, you'll be responsible for supporting multiple high-performing squads within the Solaria Engineering team. Our teams work in close partnership with Solaria Labs, Liberty Mutual's innovation lab, where we deliver innovative solutions to leading problems in the insurance industry. You'll collaborate with our Product Owners, Engineering Managers and Engineers to coordinate and deliver high value features across our Certainly insurance platform.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee scrum process and coach the team(s) on how best to use scrum and Agile practices
  • Facilitate transparency, inspection, and adaption
  • Manage interdependencies between agile teams.
  • Lead daily scrums, sprint reviews, and planning meetings to ensure full team engagement. 
  • Work with the Product Owners to support short and long-term release planning, leadership visibility, appropriate prioritization, and to keep the backlog healthy and prepared for execution. 
  • Shield the teams from external interference to enable optimal functionality and productivity.
  • Anticipate and address potential or actual impediments to team delivery (e.g. cultural barriers, logistic challenges, process gaps, etc.).
  • Champion continuous improvement activities to increase productivity; coach squads to conduct continuous improvement events
  • Communicate organizational impediments to leadership, clear impediments for the team
  • Embrace the concept of continuous learning in your own journey and instill the same in the team(s) you coach
  • Teach systems thinking and servant leadership
  • Bring ideas from professional facilitation, coaching, conflict management, mediation and so on to help the team become a high-performance team.
  • Problem solving, analytical, creative, and innovative thinking.
  • Teamwork and collaboration; interpersonal skills. Allows for open dialogue and productive solutions for resolving conflicts
  • Experience in Agile / Scrum development methodologies & tools (Jira / Jenkins / GitHub).

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor`s degree in a relevant field (business, computer science, humanities, etc) and at least 5 years related experience
  • Beginner/1st level Scrum certification preferred, not required
  • Knowledge/training equivalent to advanced/2nd level certifications from a reputable Lean-Agile organization a plus but not required (PSM II, ICAgile Professional Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF), ICAgile Professional Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC))
  • Experience being on multiple Agile teams in a variety of different contexts
  • Scrum certification strongly preferred
  • Experience working in a scaled agile framework preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of business functions and extensive understanding of business operations, strategies and objectives
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Lean-Agile including training, conferences, user groups, cohorts, self-study, etc

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduatesas well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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