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Red Ventures Scrum Master in Detroit, Michigan

Scrum Master

Detroit, MI

Red Ventures is looking for a talented Scrum Master / Agile Coach to join our Bankrate.com business in Detroit.

We're seeking a thoughtful, results-oriented, and creative individual with a passion for building and improving agile teams. You'll work with talented product managers, developers, leaders and customer experience advocates while you help define what is to be done, who does it, when, why, and how it fits in with the organization across Bankrate.com. At Red Ventures we are all about teamwork, accountability, innovation, and a customer-first approach. We work hard, but do so in a collaborative, fun, and flexible work environment.

Located in downtown Detroit, Red Ventures has a fresh, fun, and creative environment you won’t find anywhere else. If you have a strong will to learn and are motivated by delighting users through technology, then we'd love to hear from you!

What You'll Do:

  • Creates a process for change management, people management and interactions between agile teams and other parts of the organization.

  • Coach teams in Agile process and allow teams to successfully operate where partnership and influence are key drivers of success.

  • Provide mentorship and assist Agile Teams with planning and executing agile ceremonies, in the estimation of user stories; participate directly in project kickoff meetings, scrum meetings, sprint scoping and planning meetings, to ensure agile approach is being executed optimally.

  • Perform agile coaching and scrum master responsibilities for teams exhibiting servant leadership, with a focus on building relationships and encouraging others.

  • Assess and coordinate cross-team dependencies.

  • Assist Agile Teams with coordination of meeting schedules, evaluation of physical space and establishing reporting to stakeholders.

  • Develop and use metrics to continually iterate and improve project management practices, specifically to track and evaluate team health.

  • Document, manage, and improve processes, policies, and procedures as necessary to advance agile transformation.

What We'e Looking For:

  • Collaborative team member who promotes culture of humility and driving results

  • Generates enthusiasm amongst teams while fostering a healthy, positive team environment

  • Performs a facilitation role without bias or a personal agenda

  • Recognizes issues and develops solutions

  • Fully aware of when to step in and when to step back

  • Fosters personal and team growth as a teacher and coach

  • Adept communicator with technical and non-technical people

  • Solid oral, written, and presentation skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills

  • Able to handle conflict resolution well, facilitating discussion and alternatives of different approaches

  • Working experience with product development life cycles including Waterfall

  • Experience working with Agile software development systems and tools

  • Demonstrates exceptional critical thinking, strategic planning, and process management skills.

  • project management experience in an Agile environment

  • experience as an Agile Coach

Who We Are:

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and many proprietary brands including Bankrate, AllConnect.com and Reviews.com. Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures has over 3000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo. For more information, visit www.redventures.com.

At Red Ventures we believe that diversity makes us stronger - at work and in the world. Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications.

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