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SCRUM Master II

Bethesda, MD $60-67/Hour Immediately Allows Partial Remote Work

Job Number

  • Job Number MARJP00083404
  • Highlights

    • Job Number MARJP00083404
    • Location Bethesda, MD
    • Pay Rate $60-67/Hour
    • Date Posted Mar 25, 2024
    • Start Date Immediately
    • Number of Positions 2
    • Remote Position Type Allows Partial Remote Work

    Skills

    • Confluence
    • JIRA
    • Agile
    • SAFe

    Description

    JOB SUMMARY

    NOTE:  This is a FLEX Associate Engagement  

    Position type: Full-Time

     

    Effectively manages development sprints in an agile environment, overseeing planning, execution, and review processes. Leads daily scrums, collaborates on requirement documentation, and resolves barriers to ensure team progress. Guides cross-functional teams and fosters continuous improvement across Marriott's Digital Portfolio, specifically supporting the Mobile Bonvoy App program.

     

    Role Responsibilities/Duties:

    • Lead and support software delivery teams using Scrum or Kanban methodologies.
    • Facilitate scrum events including Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Refinement, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
    • Ensure adherence to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines within the team.
    • Contribute to advancing Agile practices and collaborate with Agile coaches and Scrum Masters for organizational improvement.
    • Act as a servant leader for the Agile Team, partnering with Product Managers to maintain plans and communicate progress.
    • Proactively identify and resolve impediments, collaborating with peers or escalating as necessary.
    • Guide and coach the Scrum Team on Lean and Agile practices to enhance product delivery.
    • Collaborate with product owners to manage backlogs and new requests, optimizing team performance.
    • Drive decision-making and support organizational project or product teams through collaboration with stakeholders.
    • Support the development of change management strategies, communications, and training to drive process and tool adoption.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Undergraduate degree, equivalent experience, or certification.
    • 7+ years of information technology experience, including:4+ years of Agile Delivery experience using Scrum, Kanban, and SAFe methodologies.
    • 4+ years of planning and problem-solving with product management and delivery teams.
    • 4+ years of creating and delivering presentations and project plans.
    • 2+ years of experience with Atlassian (JIRA/Confluence), Clarity, and/or Cloud-based platforms.
    • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), or PMI’s Agile Certified Professional (ACP) preferred.
    • SAFe certified – SAFe Agilist or SAFe Scrum Master is a plus.
    • Experience with servant leadership as a Scrum Master on an Agile Release Train.
    • Familiarity with product/project development in a technology-focused organization.
    • Ability to align change management strategies with product development/deployments.
    • Strong facilitation skills and ability to influence decision-making at various organizational levels.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with proficiency in English.
    • Highly proficient with MS Office, Jira, and Confluence or equivalent tools.

     

    Competencies:

    • Leadership: Demonstrates strong leadership abilities and fosters a team-first mentality.
    • Collaboration: Collaborates effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to drive results.
    • Problem-Solving: Proactively identifies and resolves issues to ensure project success.
    • Adaptability: Thrives in a complex, fast-paced environment and adapts to changing priorities.
    • Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex concepts effectively.
    • Technical Expertise: Possesses sound technical experience with infrastructure and can translate business requests into actionable tasks

     

    Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

     

    FLEX employees will accrue .03334 hours of paid leave for every hour worked and be eligible to receive minimum of 9 holidays annually.

     

    All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts.  Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

     

    Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected.  Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for remote positions.

     

    The application deadline for this position is 14 days after the date of this posting, April 8th, 2024.

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