Vestmark

Scrum Master - Chicago, IL

Scrum Master in Chicago, IL

Posted 2019-09-19
Description

Vestmark has been looking for you, a Scrum Master who wants to join our rapidly growing scrum organization. Our Chicago office is comprised of Engineers who have a passion for technology and solving complex problems. We are not your typical FinTech firm, our office vibe has an entrepreneurial feel with plenty of opportunity for growth. Did we mention the location? We are located on the northwest corner of the loop on the Chicago River close to the El.

As a scrum master within the Vestmark Engineering organization you will be working with a small cross-functional team delivering value to our numerous clients. The company is still optimizing our Scrum implementation, so we are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to help us refine and disseminate our agile practice. We are seeking an individual who is focused on process and grounded in facilitating scrum ceremonies. This role requires resourcefulness, creativity, and negotiation skills to ensure that internal stakeholders maintain focus, priority and momentum.

Responsibilities:

Support the product development process by organizing and facilitating the daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
Update agile tracking systems (JIRA/Confluence) to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlog
Develop metrics, dashboards, and advanced filters to provide end-users and business leadership with meaningful operational/performance metrics and status reports
Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
Skills and Requirements:

Be an unwavering caretaker of the scrum framework within the organization
Be comfortable and articulate in challenging and dynamic situations
3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master in a software development environment
Preferred Skills:

Scrum Master certification
Financial industry experience
Education:

Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

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