Scrum Master II


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Society Insurance is seeking an experienced Scrum Master II to join our team.  This position will manage, develop, and implement project(s) of varying complexity and size. This position will also provide collaborative leadership to one or more teams by applying Agile practices such as Scrum and Kanban and will help team members embrace and practice the values and principles of Agile. This involves removing impediments to progress, facilitating meetings, and working with product owner(s). 

About the Role

  • Facilitates daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo, and retrospective meetings at the team level, which may include multiple teams.
  • Works with product owners to support short and long-term release planning and to ensure project backlog is groomed, prioritized, and maintained.
  • Ensures processes are followed so that scrum teams represent accurate status of sprints and team backlog.
  • Engages and assists the product owner to ensure that user stories are properly articulated, prioritized, and detailed.
  • Eliminates impediments by managing risks; using quality tools to identify areas of risk; working with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.
  • Documents and shares team knowledge with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.
  • Focuses on continuous process improvement through feedback loops, coaching, retrospectives, and individual improvement.
  • Builds high performing teams by using metrics relevant to the team to help improve performance.  Facilitates Agility Health Radar sessions to help team build improvement story backlog.
  • Serves as the central point of contact for all communications relating Scrum/Kanban teams.
  • Performs traditional project-management activities such as status reports and project plans as required by management including running projects outside of the agile teams.
  • Mentors teams on how to improve and adopt practices and procedures that improve throughput and increase quality.  Is comfortable having difficult conversations with team members as needed.
  • Provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines. 

About You

  • You excel at communicating in a concise, direct, and unambiguous way.
  • You are driven by curiosity and desire to know more.
  • You thrive in calculating win-win solutions.
  • You easily identify priorities and develop detailed action plans.
  • You enjoy taking a systematic approach to making process improvements.
  • You are comfortable delegating and encouraging ownership.
  • You are team-focused and enjoy motivating others. 

What it Will Take

  • Associate’s degree in Business Management or Technology related field with a minimum of 4 years of applicable experience.
  • Experience working with Agile project-management methods and techniques.
  • Understanding of Product Owner, Scrum Master, and development team roles.
  • Ability to create trust and establish an actionable, itemized list of specific skills for the role, such as software tools and languages. 

What Society Can Offer 

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Salary with bonus plan; health, dental, life, and vision insurance
  • Retirement: Traditional or Roth 401(k) Defined Contribution Plan PLUS Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Work-Life Balance: Company-paid holidays; flexible scheduling; PTO; telecommuting options
  • Education: Career Coaching; company-paid courses; student loan and tuition reimbursement
  • Community: Charitable Match; paid volunteer time; team sponsorships
  • Wellness: Employee Assistance Program; health club reimbursement; wellness reimbursement

Society Insurance prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, genetics, veteran status or military service, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state or local laws. Society Insurance also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws.

Society Insurance is a drug-free workplace.  Any candidate who receives an offer of employment from Society will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test for controlled substances.  All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the pre-employment drug test, which is conducted in accordance with Society’s substance abuse policy. 


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