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Marriott Scrum Master II in Bethesda, Maryland

Job Number 24113631

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


Scrum Master Job Summary:

Candidate Profile:

  • Expert in Agile tools, such as Jira, Confluence, etc.

  • 7+ years’ experience as a Scrum Master and /or Agile coach

  • Agile practitioner mindset with an understanding of common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and iterative development practices

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in IT full development life cycle

  • CSM/SAFe certification or equivalent preferred

  • Demonstrated track record of successful ability to manage large and complex consulting engagements

  • Flexibility to work with teams, individuals and executives and willingness to help with a wide variety of work products and people

  • Ability to establish immediate credibility with stakeholders, build consensus, and achieve goals through influence

  • Ability to speak in front of large audiences and facilitate large, multi-day ceremonies

  • Skilled in conceptualizing creative solutions, documenting them, and presenting/selling them to senior management

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Extremely high level of analytical ability to measure the velocity, capacity, and value of teams’ contributions

  • Very high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees, and elicit work output in a team environment Core Work Activities:

  • Facilitates the work of a squad team on a sprint-by-sprint basis

  • Responsible for steering contributors through all the scrum ceremonies including sprint increment planning, demos, reviews

  • Drives the squad to continuously improve through the facilitation of Retrospectives quarterly, or more often as needed, to improve backlog management, sprint reviews, or higher-level functions

  • Project Leadership

  • Functions as escalation point for the squad to resolve issues

  • Maintains agile tools and dashboards to track stories, defects, and progress toward commitments managing Program Increments, Projects and Policies

  • Serves as liaison with stakeholders, development agency and hosting provider

  • Directs and coordinates activities to monitor feature(s) and project(s) so that they progress on schedule and within budget

  • Establishes standards and procedures for sprint, feature, and project reporting and documentation

  • Informs the appropriate team members of feature or project status and related issues and impediments and escalates appropriately

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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