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Scrum Master

Company: Inspirato
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description: Scrum Master Job Location: Denver, CO Reporting to: Director of Product Delivery Inspirato is seeking a Scrum Master to join our Product Delivery team. This position resides within the Product Development and Technology organization and is accountable for the processes, procedures, Agile methodologies, work structures, time-saving hacks and task management systems that allow our industry-changing applications to come to life. This person will be the glue that holds delivery teams together and the grease that relentlessly improves how they operate and deliver. Owl-like listening and observation skills are key: The ideal candidate knows how to read people and situations to gauge project/team health, sensing exactly when and how to intervene. The role is built for a true "servant leader" who thrives on leading and supporting teams in a myriad of impartial yet influential ways, all for the greater good of the overarching program. Our Product Delivery team believes in

  • Servant leadership
  • Team optimization
  • Iterative development & Incremental delivery
  • Delivering value and quality
  • Continuous feedback & learning
  • Challenging status quo
  • Adapting to shifting realities
  • Providing clear (and quantifiable, when possible) information
  • Structure
  • Saying "No" Responsibilities
    • Effectively manage multiple delivery teams in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment through overlapping projects, iterations, and continuous delivery.
    • Work with Product/Technology leads to prepare items for development: independent, negotiable, valuable, estimable, small, testable stories (INVEST).
    • Work with Product/Technology leads to identify resources, define roles, assign tasks, and track deliverables.
    • Work with Product/Technology leads to implement best practices and create new efficiencies to boost productivity.
    • Lead team ceremonies such as daily standups, retrospectives, sprint planning and reviews.
    • Participate in cross-functional ceremonies, such as Scrum of Scrums, to own updates on behalf of teams including but not limited to the release train and upcoming deliverables.
    • Set meeting agendas and drive decisions while simultaneously capturing action items and next steps to ensure timely follow-up and follow-through. Also, adapt a meeting real-time when necessary, to achieve the best outcome.
    • Regularly report project status and resource utilization in clear, concise terms that are easily consumed by both team members and stakeholders.
    • Maintain priorities and delivery detail including feature status, timing, dependencies, and risks.
    • Manage projects with an eye on scope, time, cost, and quality. Escalate risks and impediments in a timely manner.
    • Assist and hold teams accountable for working agreements.
    • Assist and hold product owners responsible for using product requirements documents, writing quality stories, and prioritizing must-have scope first.
    • Create and own delivery plans to facilitate product launches and complex releases.
    • Foster a results-driven culture, while continuously driving improvements and efficiencies.
    • Be hyper-aware when it comes to team interactions: clearing up miscommunications, removing unspoken impediments, boosting morale, and stepping up to manage details large and small.
    • Be an outspoken evangelist for Agile methodologies, always looking for creative ways to keep teams and stakeholders engaged.
    • Conduct annual retrospectives to derive common themes for delivery teams and across the organization.
    • Manage processes in Jira Software; recommend and help implement enhancements to improve how work items are created, monitored, and controlled.
    • Optimize Jira settings and configuration: backlog, board, dashboards, workflows, custom fields, fix versions, automation rules.
    • Employ tactful combination of "carrots and sticks" to advance work forward and focus on delivering value to end users.
    • Be passionate about customer satisfaction, process, product quality, and reliability.
    • Build and foster strong working relationships, establishing trust through leading by example. Required skills
      • Experience with Atlassian including Jira Software and Confluence, preferably as an administrator
      • Experience managing multiple projects and delivery teams at once
      • Experience working in a software product or project management role
      • Experience interacting with entire spectrum of management including top executives
      • Strong leadership skills; adept at motivating and coaching others
      • Disciplined mindset and process-oriented nature
      • Extremely detail-oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Self-motivated and proactive
      • Rock-solid organization and problem-solving skills Qualifications
        • Minimum 3-5 years experience as scrum master or similar role in Product/Technology
        • Bachelor's degree preferred
        • Scrum Master Certification is a plus
        • Project Management Certification is a plus Compensation - $75,000 - $92,000 Base Salary We believe in building a compensation structure that reflects the comparable market pay rate for positions at companies similar in size, revenue generation and geographic location; in addition to individual factors including seniority, performance-based merit, education/training and experience related to scope of responsibilities. Bonus - This position is eligible for the company's bonus plan, to the extent offered, at a target bonus percentage of up to 10% of your annual salary. Benefits - This position is eligible for a health and welfare benefits package including medical, dental & vision insurance. FAM Trip - This Position is eligible for the Employee Familiarization Travel Program following three (3) consecutive months of employment. This program provides you up to one seven (7) day reservation in an eligible Inspirato property per your employment calendar year - subject to seasonal property demands and the company Employee Familiarization Travel Program Terms and Conditions.

Keywords: Inspirato, Denver , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Denver, Colorado

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