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Scrum Master - Enterprise Content Team

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New York, NY

Posted Feb 1, 2021 - Requisition No. 88599

Bloomberg runs on data. Using the power of technology, we connect the world's decision-makers to accurate information on the financial markets and help them make faster, smarter decisions. The Enterprise Content engineering group builds products that enable our clients to evaluate and manage the liquidity of their portfolios, comply with market regulations, and access vast amounts of high-quality reference datasets. Our clients need this data for a variety of reasons, including risk management, pre & post-trade analysis, and regulatory reporting.

Do you embody an agile mindset? Are you looking for a role where you can be more innovative, and improve collaboration and sustainability among engineering teams? We are looking for a Scrum Master to join our group who will partner with engineers and product managers to enhance our agile maturity. You’ll have the opportunity to use Empirical Process Control and Systems Thinking to guide the teams during this process. In addition, you will partner closely with various stakeholders to identify, prioritize and remove impediments in the development process.

We'll trust you to:

  • Facilitate meetings and discussions including Scrum events, general Scrum on boarding for new team members, user story slicing, and feature planning
  • Empower teams to keep artifacts organized, updated and visible
  • Perform ongoing assessments of the teams' agile maturity and implement iterations as needed
  • Help teams continuously reflect and improve, becoming more effective in their roles and increasing their predictability, collaboration and quality practices
  • Guide teams to understand the "why" behind the practices - sprint events (stand-ups, demos, retrospectives), road-mapping, backlog management (definition, refinement, prioritization)
  • Partner with Product Owners (POs) to ensure vision, road-map and personas are well defined as well as mentor new POs in the role
  • Embody a servant leadership mindset and know when to challenge teams/organizational practices
  • Grow your skill-set, learn new tools and techniques, and proactively develop innovative solutions
    Be able to draw upon different techniques and practices to grow the teams, such as Scrum, Kanban or other methodologies with the overarching goal of sustained agility throughout the organization

You'll need to have:

  • Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Professional (CSM or CSP)
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience practicing Scrum/Kanban methodologies at a technology firm and/or with software development teams
  • Experience in performing duties as a team level coach to help enhance its agile maturity and inculcating a continuous improvement mindset
  • Experience in working and collaborating with Technical and Product Leadership
  • Knowledge and/or experience in operating within scaled Agile frameworks such as LargE Scale Scrum (LeSS), Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), etc
  • Working knowledge of Atlassian tools such as JIRA

We'd love to see:

  • Scrum Master experience at a Fortune 500 company or equivalent
  • Experience in conducting Agile workshops/training at a team/group level
  • Experience in leading or being part of Agile transformation in an organization that previously followed traditional/waterfall software development processes
  • Desire for ongoing education, including training, conferences, user group participation and self-study
  • Training from the Back of the Room certification
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