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The AT&T Mobility & Entertainment (M&E) organization is seeking a Principal Scrum Master to join our team in our El Segundo, CA offices as part of a large Agile team building leading edge digital entertainment products.
We are seeking an experienced Principal Scrum Master who embodies servant-leadership and can effectively manage scrum-of-scrums. In this role, you will be serving as a Release Train Engineer (RTE) by helping to guide, coach and lead an Agile Release Train (ART) composed of scrum teams, product owners, and scrum masters in a fast-paced and exciting environment. You will play a role in determining the success of a highly-visible and strategic program. Most importantly, you'll be engaged in meaningful work for a business that is bringing an integrated, seamless and smart entertainment experience delivered to virtually any screen, anywhere and anytime.
Act as a servant leader to one or more Agile Release Trains
Removing impediments for ART to ensure maximum productivity
Effectively organizing and running ART/Program level ceremonies including Program Increment (PI) Planning, scrum-of-scrums, PI Retrospectives and System Demos
Coaching teams in Agile principles and practices
Becoming an active participant in Agile communities of practice by sharing Agile expertise and best practices
Tracking and articulating organizational impediments to Value Stream and executive leaders
Building a solid working relationship with the Product Manager and Systems Architect
Identifying, managing and (when appropriate) escalating cross-team dependencies, challenges and issues
Tracking ART progress through Feature/Program burn-down charts, Kanban and other metrics
Help manage cross-team dependencies to ensure maximum throughput and transparency
Facilitating retrospective sessions and introduce new and different retrospective techniques to keep team members engaged
Manage and measure ART work in JIRA
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, business or related field
3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master or Product Owner
3+ years as a Program Manager in a large enterprise environment dealing with both Agile and Waterfall teams
Experience with Agile at scale in large enterprise organizations in a managerial capacity
Scrum Alliance or Scrum.org certifications
Strong knowledge and experience with SAFe (SA or SPC certifications preferred)
Deep knowledge and discipline in Agile to effectively coach and guide teams in Agile methods and mindset
Superior mentoring, analytical, problem solving, and communication skills
Ability to effectively tailor communications to developers, managers and executives
Experience with JIRA and Agile Craft a plus
Experience working with distributed teams a plus
Candidate must possess the following qualities and characteristics:
Strong interpersonal skills to influence teams
Servant leadership mindset
Personal responsibility and accountability
Business political maturity
Willingness to work occasional extended hours and weekends
Associate Director Technology Development
Opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies.
Support for women in technical leadership roles.
Pride in diversity & inclusion with 12 Employee Resource Groups with 40k+ members.
Great benefits including 4+ weeks vacation, 6% salary match of 401k, paid maternity/paternity leave, financial support for adoption.
Flexibility to work from home or office in newly renovated collaboration zones.
Lots of opportunity to move around the company & work on new products.
Process heavy with lots of administrative overhead.Current Employee - Associate Director Technology Development
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