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6/20/2017
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Scrum Master
WorkForce Software | Livonia, Michigan
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Job Description

You won’t find strict rules about dress code, and we’re not hung up on certain terms, business philosophies, or work styles. We value effort, positivity, and collaboration. As a software company, founded by techies, we’ve got an unending appetite for the cutting edge. Competing against products from much larger firms challenges us to design the next great technology, a step ahead of everyone else! If you like learning, tinkering and testing, then we’d like to hear from you!

 

We are an Agile shop and are looking for Scrum Masters as servant leaders for our teams. You will work with other Scrum Masters, Product Owners, managers, our Agile coach, people from other groups within the company, and of course our Scrum teams to drive continuous improvement and quality toward our goal of making work easy!

 

At WorkForce Software you’ll be a key part of a growing software development team that uses the latest technologies, languages, and Agile development processes. Our high expectations are balanced with an informal work environment and flexible work hours.

 

WorkForce Software is ranked as a “Top Workplace” by the Detroit Free Press, and a “Cool Place to Work” by Crain’s Detroit Business.  You will enjoy a generous benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, discounts on your gym membership, and much more!

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Serve as Scrum Master for one or more teams
  • Be an advocate for the Agile principles and mindset
  • Drive Agile practices within our teams
  • Prepare for and facilitate Scrum team ceremonies
  • Ensure team maintains focus on quality and continuous improvement in every sprint
  • Work effectively within product development and throughout the organization to remove impediments to our teams’ progress
  • Compile and analyze statistics about time estimation accuracy, team velocity, and burndown rate in each sprint.
  • Work with other Scrum Masters and our Agile Coach to improve department-wide practices and to drive appropriate communities of practice

 

 

Travel

  • Less than 10%

 

Requirements

 

  • Enthusiasm for practicing and promoting a learning mindset
  • Excellent problem solving and influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an Agile/Scrum environment related to software development, with one-year experience as Scrum Master
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent preferred
  • Programming or other technical experience preferred
  • Experience with Agile tools such as JIRA or Rally preferred

 

Education

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

 

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and employee will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required.

 

WorkForce Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About WorkForce Software

WorkForce Software Inc., is the leading manufacturer of complex workforce policy and compliance management solutions. Automating interactions between an employer and its work force results in lower payroll processing solutions. Automating interactions between an employer and its work force results in lower payroll processing costs, compliance with state and federal regulations, and increased productivity and employee satisfaction.

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