Scrum Master

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Full time
Information Technology
Den Haag - The Hague
Aegon Netherlands

This position will provide the Global Systems and Corporate Systems organizations with an experience Scrum Master to work with various agile or value stream teams.  This person will help implement agile principles across global multidisciplinary teams with multiple global locations.  They will have excellent knowledge of the scrum framework, with all its artifacts and techniques. They will also need the ability to coordinate people and projects and help facilitating changes with their mind set on deliverables. They need to be a strong communicator, a capable leader, and invested in Agile frameworks.

Responsibilities:

  • Helping software development and functional support teams apply the Scrum framework
  • Planning deliverables and helping teams monitor performance
  • Resolving issues that hinder the teams’ work
  • Manage each project’s scope and timeline
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders)
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Guide development and functional teams to higher scrum maturity
  • Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it

Required Qualifications:

  • Scrum master certification
  • At least 2 years experience in a scrum master role with a team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Familiarity with software development
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks (Kanban, Crystal, XP etc.)
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Experience working in a global virtual environment
  • Degree in Computer Science, Business or similar field
  • Knowledge of cloud (AWS/Azure) capabilities
  • Knowledge of O365 
  • Knowledge of DevOps