Sr Release Manager / Scrum Master Sr Release Manager / Scrum Master …

CME
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Nov 21
Competitive
CME
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Nov 21
Competitive
Sr Release Manager / Scrum Master
Description

The Sr Release Manager/Scrum Master is responsible for leading Scrum based ceremonies across multiple development teams and promoting adoption of SDLC best practices. The role supports key planning and execution activities that are crucial to managing the project release cycle and enabling prioritization decisions between business stakeholders and application teams.

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Manage and support Scrum based activities - sprint planning, daily scrum, backlog refinement and retrospectives
  • Contribute to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organization
  • Help identify and resolve impediments or roadblocks within the team
  • Lead project estimation and planning activities at the team level
  • Facilitate prioritization decisions and trade off discussions between technology and business stakeholders
  • Work with business stakeholders to manage expectations around commitments, priorities and schedule changes
  • Support release readiness activities in preparation for production deployments
  • Manage team forecasts to enable portfolio discussions around project capacity
  • Facilitate prioritization of security and compliance work as part of the release cycle and contribute towards a stronger security-focused culture

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in IT with 2 years working as an Agile Practitioner
  • Experience executing Scrum and Kanban based methodologies in large complex environments
  • Ability to flex approach based on the needs of the team
  • Strong knowledge of IT business processes and practices
  • Excellent oral, written and collaborative communication skills
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles, TDD (Test Driven Development), ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development) a plus
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence and PowerBI a plus


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