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Engineering Scrum Master - Workforce Dimensions SaaS Software (NH, MA/Boston)

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20200014428
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Description

**Please know that this position is a remote/work from home position in NH or MA states till at least end January 2021 due to the Covid-19 situation*. Local Candidates will be preferred.

KRONOS merged with another Human Resources/HCM software company, Ultimate Software last April and we are now 12,000 employees worldwide. We are now UKG !

Responsibilities

• Guide 2 or 3 embedded software development teams to deliver technology solutions through effective application of the Lean/Agile principles and frameworks including SAFe, Scrum and Kanban methods
• Provide leadership and coaching of scrum teams in all aspects of scrum, which include facilitating daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, demo and retrospective meetings, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, calculating velocity, and limiting work in progress
• Support the teams and stakeholders by providing Jira agile boards, dashboards and sprint reports
• Ensure that release deliverables are clearly communicated to the team
• Work with Product Managers/Business Analysts to ensure a healthy product backlog so teams can pick up work quickly
• Partner with Product Managers/Business Analysts and the scrum team on backlog refinement sessions and prioritizations
• Identify risks, impediments and cross-team dependencies and manage through scrum of scrums, identifying and supporting mitigation activities by working with teams, engineering leadership and product management.
• Ensure that retrospectives produce actionable tasks; follow through to ensure that recommendations are implemented successfully and in a timely manner
• Assist with internal communication, improve transparency, and share information
• Review scrum processes and drive improvements
• Partner with scrum teams and stakeholders to ensure the Definition of Ready and Definition of Done have been met for each Epic
• Collaborate in the community of practice.

Qualifications

• Bachelors degree or higher
• 2+ years of experience leading scrum teams in agile software development programs
• Must be a certified Scrum Master
• Working experience with Atlassian Tool Set (JIRA, Confluence)
• Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience with SAFe a plus

Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.


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