Scrum Master

New Orleans, Louisiana

Scrum Master

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Why you want to work for our Engineering team:

The Engineering team is vital to the success of our current and emerging software developments. As part of this team, you will be able to deliver enhancements and customizations on new and existing products to make an impact for the business and our customers. As we continue to expand our product suite, we look for innovative team members to persevere in the ever-changing environment of technology. Our goal is to optimize our products to make sure our customers are mission ready.

The Scrum Master is responsible for providing servant-leadership to the Scrum team. Responsibilities include facilitating Scrum ceremonies, improving the Scrum process, and resolving blockers for the team.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and have a passion for technology and creative problem solving. If you are self-driven, enjoy working in a team environment, have an entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy creating innovative solutions to complex problems, Accruent may be a fit for you.

This position reports to the Manager, Engineering and will be located in Accruent’s New Orleans, Louisiana office and is pen to remote work. 

ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. 

How you'll make a difference:

  • Serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile
  • Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Guiding and coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Guiding and coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog

What you bring to the table:

  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
  • 2 years in a technical role
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills

Preferred Skills/experience

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a Scrum Team
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • The ability to distinguish between what "is Scrum" what is "not Scrum"
  • Experience as a collaborative leader
  • Applicable knowledge of Cognos, Oracle, OCI, GG, ODI, IS4, Azure, or Mulesoft.

Please Note:

  • This job does not require travel domestically or internationally, 
  • This is a full-time, exempt opportunity. 
  • Relocation will not be considered for this position. 
  • At this time, visa sponsorship is not available. 
  • All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test. 

We believe everyone can bring something incredible to the table with each of our unique experiences and personal skillset. We encourage you to apply for roles that interest you, even if you don’t believe you have the exact experience we’re looking for, or your background doesn’t match the job description perfectly. If you are courageous, adaptable, and love being part of an extraordinary team, we want to hear from you!

ABOUT ACCRUENT

Accruent is the world’s leading provider of intelligent solutions for the built environment – spanning real estate, integrated technology systems, and the physical and digital assets they connect. Accruent continues to set new expectations for how organizations can use data to transform the way they manage their facilities and assets and is transforming the way people and systems work together. With major office locations in Austin, New Orleans, London and Amsterdam, Accruent serves more than 10,000 customers in a wide range of industries in more than 150 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.accruent.com

Accruent is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. A background check may include: verification of education, past employment, criminal background reports, motor vehicle driving records, reference checks, civil suit records, drug test and/or investigations into incidents involving theft, fraud, harassment and workplace violence. The company is the sole determinant of a successful background check.
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