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Scrum Master - job family - PS9335 in Norfolk, VA at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Norfolk, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/29/2018

Job Description

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.
 
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

 Scrum Master/ Sr./ Advisor


*****This position is posted as a job family. The compensation and title will be based on candidate's experience and expertise.***


The Scrum Master role is responsible for the administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum development/delivery possible.
 
Primary duties may include, but are not limited:
-Plan's , coordinates, monitors, and supports the implementation of multiple small to medium systems and/or products.
-Acts as a buffer between the team and process overhead, so each team member can focus on the timely delivery of software.
-Shields the team from interruptions and removes obstacles that may impact the delivery of the product.
-Guides the team’s operations by facilitating ceremonies (e.g. daily standup, sprint planning) and instilling Agile principles into daily activities to ensure smooth functioning of the delivery team.
-Facilitates internal and external communications (e.g. task coordination, progress tracking/reporting, dependency management).
-Ensure team is well-informed on internal and external initiatives and activities.
-Keeps external stakeholders, collaborates, and other interested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities. To ensure smooth delivery of team, tracks and removes and obstacles and barriers that may prevent progress.

Required Qualifications:
-Ability to work in a workflow tool such as JIRA
-Ability to produce reports to support the role of scrum master and management insights
-Experience working w/Kanban as well as Scrum
-Experience with SQL/Oracle databases and UI development
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
BA/PM/Developer role in IT: 3-7 years
Scrum Master:-Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 3 years experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
-Preferred CSM or equivalent. Preferred experience within small sized Agile implementations (e.g. 1-5 teams). Demonstrated leadership, communication and problem solving skills required.

SCRUM MASTER SR
Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 5 years’ experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
-Preferred CSM or equivalent;
-Preferred experience within small sized Agile implementations (e.g. 5-7 teams).
-Demonstrated leadership, communication and problem solving skills required.

Scrum Master Advisor :Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 7 years experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.  Preferred CSM, CSPO or equivalent; Preferred experience within large sized Agile implementations (e.g. 7 or more teams).

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.
                        



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