Arcadis is looking for a Scrum Master who embodies the values of Agile and embraces Servant Leadership. This role will support distributed cross-functional teams focused on improving quality of life for our customers across the globe.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to :
Guide Agile teams to establish predictable performance and optimize their velocity.
Facilitate Agile ceremonies for cross functional team(s) in a dynamic development environment.
Radiate information on team performance and progress utilizing key Agile metrics.
Guide teams through formation and support the formation of a team that practices Arcadis values and technology norms.
Work with the Product Owner to align team with the product vision and sprint goals and participate in product backlog preparation activities.
Create an environment of collaboration within the team that allows for open dialogue and productive solutions for resolving conflicts.
Mitigate risks and communicate to leaders using best practices in Agile.
Clear impediments for the team and escalate organizational impediments to leadership as appropriate.
Instill continuous improvement activities to reduce waste and increase productivity; coach teams to conduct continuous improvement events.
Embrace and demonstrate the concept of continuous learning; instilling the same in your team(s)
Engage in establishing and championing Agile best practices and creating communities of practice across the organization.
Leverage skills from coaching, facilitation, conflict resolution, and more to guide teams to embrace an Agile mindset.
Perform training sessions, targeted workshops, and coach teams on established agile processes.
Key Skills :
In depth understanding of Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban and adherence to core Agile values and principles gained through working on an Agile team / and as a Scrum Master.
Experience with Agile Lifecycle Management tools such as Azure DevOps, Jira, Version One, etc.
Familiar with System Development Life Cycle, CI / CD, and DevOps concepts
Exposure to modern engineering practices like Unit Test-Driven Development, Acceptance Test-Driven Development, and CICD
Sound understanding of Scaling frameworks and scaling principles gained through hands on experience.
Key Attributes :
You are able to coach the team to resolve conflict and able to quickly work through blockers.
You have a demonstrated ability to coach and mentor team members.
You collaborate with and influence people at various levels.
You have extensive experience creating high performing globally distributed teams.
You possess strong interpersonal, organizational, & time management skills
You demonstrate excellent team building and coaching skills.
You have excellent oral and written communication skills.
You can pull on practical experience and examples to illustrate how the agile values and principles can be applied to real world situations.
You are passionate about continuous improvement and improving ways of working.
You enjoy bringing teams through the Tuckman stages and helping them transition to high-performing teams.
You model a learning and growth mindset.
You enjoy the creative challenge of working in a virtual environment.
You thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
You enjoy the role of a servant-leader.
Required Qualifications :
Experience working with Agile teams that implement SaaS highly available, scalable, secure, and multi-tenant applications.
10+ years of experience working in an IT role.
6+ years’ experience in an Agile environment
5+ years’ experience in a Scrum Master role
BS in Computer Science or related engineering degree from a four-year accredited college / university or equivalent
CSM, PSM Certification preferred