• Scrum Master

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technology
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Summary

    PlanSource is a high-growth software company headquartered in Orlando, Florida with offices in Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, Foster City, CA and Charleston, SC. PlanSource is committed to agile software development practices. Our scrum masters get to work with a variety of projects and teams. We're looking for someone who has experience with scrum and other common agile practices and who is passionate about continuous improvement.

     

    The Scrum Master is responsible for enacting change & continuous improvement to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables. By following developed Scrum methodologies, the Scrum Master will coach the team in self-organization and cross-functionality, remove impediments to the team’s progress, facilitate scrum events, ensure team execution and delivery to committed sprint work and understand and manage the team’s capacity.

    About You

    In addition, your primary responsibilities will include:

    • Facilitate team creativity and improve effectiveness.
    • Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology.
    • Responsible for removing the impediments for the scrum team.
    • Schedule and facilitate meetings and demos.
    • Help product owner to keep the product backlogs in good shape and make them ready for the next sprint.
    • Responsible for conducting retrospective meetings.
    • Organizes and facilitates the sprint planning meeting.
    • Acts as safeguard for your team.

     

     

    About You:

     As a Scrum Master you will be able to motivate your team. You will work closely with your agile team on a daily basis and will be responsible for conducting all Agile ceremonies. You will partner closely with the Product Owner and the Development Lead to refine the product backlog and ensure that definition of ready is met. You will work on removing the daily impediments and encourage the team to mature to the next level.

     


    In Addition, your experience and qualifications will include:

    • Certified Scrum Master certification highly desired.
    • Work experience as a Scrum Master is preferred but not required.
    • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
    • Good skills in coaching team how to follow Scrum.
    • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
    • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.
    • Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like: Kanban, Crystal, FDD, XP, etc. preferred.
    • Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand your team needs.
    • You should have knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Automated Testing.
    • Ability to take and understand the commitment to deliver the product on time.
    • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
    • Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
    • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent additional experience) is preferred; equivalent work experience and demonstrated capability considered
    • Experience within SaaS or technology industry preferred.
    • Persuasive and professional verbal and written communication skills to be used to identify, communicate and implement complex business solutions for clients, staff and management.
    • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills are critical to success.
    • Must demonstrate above-average initiative, self-reliance and autonomy, with the judgment to know when to take the lead, when to involve others, and how to set priorities of the work functions assigned.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with all key functional areas.
    • Ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality required.
    • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

     

    What We Offer

    What We Offer

    • Great compensation package, including a full suite of benefits.
    • The chance to work for a fast-growing, established tech company, and work side-by-side with a dynamic team of talented professionals.
    • Fast-paced environment with big goals and the opportunity make a big impact.

     

     

    Top ten reasons to come to PlanSource:

    #10: The size is right. Join a well-funded, established tech company that’s growing fast but is still small enough for you to have a big impact.

    #9: We are on a roll. Be part of a winning team – More than 10,000 employers and 3.5 million consumers use the PlanSource Platform for benefits shopping, enrollment, billing and ongoing administration.

    #8: Success is rewarded.  With more than just a pat on the back, your success is recognized and rewarded. We take care of our employees in every way we can, with comprehensive benefits, cool perks, fun offices … and no-holds-barred Nerf wars.

    #7: You can grow and develop professionally. PlanSource has a great track record of internal promotions and also filling open positions within the company.

    #6: We give you the support you need. Different departments support you and provide you with the access and tools you need to succeed.

    #5: Our business model is strong. With a leveraged sales model, our network of partners helps the organization succeed.

    #4: Strong partnerships fuel your success. National partnerships with leading insurance carriers such as MetLife, Humana, Guardian and Unum provide a competitive advantage and added credibility.

    #3: The benefits industry is on fire. Legislation including the ACA has created an urgent and pervasive need in the marketplace for our technology.

    #2: PlanSource has the right product. Show off our sophisticated cloud-based technology that meets the needs of even the most complex benefit programs.

    #1: PlanSource is the right company. Join an up-and-coming high-growth technology company that is well funded and values its employees and their families

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