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Elevance Health Scrum Master Sr in Norfolk, Virginia

Scrum Master Sr

  • Location: VA, Norfolk

  • Job Family: IFT > IT Project Mgmt

  • Type: Full time

  • Date Posted:Jun 21, 2022

  • Req #: PS74450


*Preferred locations are OH, VA, GA, IN or IL but will consider other locations as this position can work remotely, in the office or a combination of both.

Responsible for the administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum development/delivery possible.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited:

  • Works with business partners to identify and implement multiple and complex technical systems and/or products of varying sizes.

  • Manages medium to large systems and/or products.

  • Acts as a buffer between the team and process overhead, so each team member can focus on the timely delivery of software.

  • Shields the team from interruptions and removes obstacles that may impact the delivery of the product.

  • Guides the teams operations by facilitating ceremonies (e.g. daily standup, sprint planning) and instilling Agile principles into daily activities to ensure smooth functioning of the delivery team.

  • Facilitates internal and external communications (e.g. task coordination, progress tracking/reporting, dependency management).

  • Ensure team is well-informed on internal and external initiatives and activities.

  • Keeps external stakeholders, collaborates, and other interested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities.

  • To ensure smooth delivery of team, tracks and removes and obstacles and barriers that may prevent progress.

Minimum Requirements: BS/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field of study with IT focus degree and a minimum of 5 years experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years’ experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD

  • 3 years using Atlassian Confluence/ Jira Tools

  • 3 years demonstrable experience of Scrum Management

  • 3 years’ experience in Agile Kanban approaches

  • Experience with CSM, CSPO and medium sized Agile implementations (e.g. 5-7 or more teams) strongly preferred

  • Fundamental technical business and application development skills

  • Planning Experience

  • Stakeholder Management, Negotiation & Communication Skills

  • Knowledge of technical tools used to develop business process models, including root cause analysis.

  • Familiar with common development practices

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contactability@icareerhelp.comfor assistance.

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