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Company: CVS Health
Location: Downers Grove, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

Job Description
The Scrum Master will be responsible for developing an agile based SDLC/APLC for a new development organization for a project team consisting of development resources in an implementation of large, complex technology and business-oriented project. They will also be responsible for the coaching/mentoring of existing development managers/leads on this methodology as it is implemented and used during the project development life cycle

Required Qualifications
• Develop agile based SDLC/APLC for new software development organization creating necessary standards, tools and best practices in a clearly document form.
• Participate and support initial development pilots during the initial phases of the project.
• Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
• Maintain process documentation Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
• Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice Support the development managers and project leads as necessary.
• Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
• Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal.
• Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution Empower the teams to self-organize Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable.
• Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters.
• Adapting project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout pilot projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.

Preferred Qualifications
• Develop agile based SDLC/APLC for new software development organization creating necessary standards, tools and best practices in a clearly document form.
• Participate and support initial development pilots during the initial phases of the project.
• Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
• Maintain process documentation Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
• Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice Support the development managers and project leads as necessary.
• Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
• Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal.
• Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution Empower the teams to self-organize Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable.
• Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters.
• Adapting project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout pilot projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.

Education
(Preferred) Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience in IT Scrum Master role

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.


We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.


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