Starbucks Coffee Company scrum master, Information Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • Experience as an Agile Lead or Scrum Master in an IT or software development setting 5+ years

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities.

Leadership and Communication:

  • Leads by example – with confidence, a positive attitude, patience, honesty and integrity, and a strong sense of commitment.

  • Collaborative leadership style.

  • Ability to engage in difficult conversations that result in positive, actionable outcomes.

  • Seeks and provides honest, transparent feedback.

  • Ability to build and lead high-performing project teams.

  • Drives decision-making that favours compromise and alignment over consensus-building.

  • Ability to facilitate scrum team engagements.

  • Good written and verbal communication.

Acumen and Learning Agility:

  • Experience building and leading new scrum teams.

  • Knowledge and appreciation of Agile practices and principles, principally scrum, and experience advocating these practices and principles across cross-functional organizations.

  • Understanding of standards and practices for IT project lifecycle management activities and deliverables.

  • Understanding of the technical activities executed in an IT project, including: (1) solution analysis and design; (2) enterprise, solution, and infrastructure architecture; (3) systems integration; (4) data conversion and migration; (5) environment management and build processes; and (6) deployment planning and execution.

  • Working knowledge of at least one industry standard Agile-scrum tool.

  • Strong skills in the MS Office Product Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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