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Scrum Master

Company: Workday Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Do what you love. Love what you do.At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.About the TeamWorkday's Technology and Strategic Planning PMO leads projects and programs across technology at Workday. These efforts require superior coordination and communication amongst our global Infrastructure, Environments, Security, Platform and Product organizations. Our mission is to drive critical, cross matrix projects and programs that ensure the delivery of Workday services to our end customers.About the RoleWorkday is looking for a Scrum Master to join our PMO to support programs that drive the delivery of new products/features/infrastructure utilizing industry best practices in management and Agile/Scrum methodologies. You will be responsible for managing 1-2 scrum team Agile execution. You will collaborate with engineering managers, engineers, architects, program and product managers from engineering/development teams to help drive team delivery which aligns with overall team/program expectations.Workday has a rapidly growing customer base in a Software-as-a-Service model. You need to think about security, scalability, and reliability constantly. You must enjoy the fast pace of an Internet company where requirements and constraints can change rapidly. Your daily work will have a direct impact on our customers and our business. Don't worry though, you won't be bored with repetitive tasks as you'll be busy growing your skills as the company grows.Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-upsFacilitate internal communication and effective collaborationBe the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from Engineering/Product Lead and Work stream PMO Lead)Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requestsResolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occurHelp teams implement changes effectivelyEnsure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprintGuide development teams to higher scrum maturityHelp build a productive environment where team members 'own' the product and enjoy working on itAbout YouBasic Qualifications: 4+ years of experience as a Scrum Master.2+ years of Agile frameworks experience.Other Qualifications: Strong grasp of technical understanding of enterprise SaaS software and software development life-cycle.Systems and architecture level knowledge.BA is preferred, or in place of a degree relevant experience.Familiarity with software developmentExcellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement/grooming, estimation)Problem-solving and conflict-resolution abilityOutstanding organizational skillsScrum master certification is a plusExperience with Agile project management and process improvement methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban).Working knowledge of service management and software development practices.Able to identify dependencies between programs/projects and determine impact.Problem solver capable of translating issues into simple terms to facilitate discussion and decision.Excellent organizational, presentation and communication skills.Effective in and experienced in managing cross functional relationships.Able to drive collaboration and influence multiple teams.Experience with Jira/Confluence desirable#LI-SP1Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!by Jobble

Keywords: Workday Inc., Pleasanton , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Pleasanton, California

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