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Verizon Agile Scrum Master in Denver, Colorado

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is serious about innovation. ProtectWise is a local security startup, recently acquired by Verizon for its talent and technology. As part of the Security team at Verizon, we’re continuing to pursue our passion for fundamentally changing the way people interact with security. We solve security challenges differently by leveraging new and emerging technologies to capture network traffic and analyze it at scale through the power of the cloud. Our vast data set enables us to deliver unique detections, intuitive correlation and beautiful visualizations to provide unparalleled visibility and actionable next steps.

We’re passionate about harnessing the power of new technologies, such as AR/VR, Machine Learning and Cloud Infrastructure to disrupt traditional security platforms. Together with Verizon, technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

You are crucial to the success of our Agile teams, driving accountability and effective communication among and between teams. You enjoy implementing processes and ceremonies that make the teams more efficient, and have an arsenal of techniques for helping teams understand the principles and realize the benefits of Agile development.

  • Coordinating all Scrum Ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Sprint retrospectives, Sprint Demos, Story Grooming, and Release Planning.

  • Leading Agile aspects of a team including facilitation of Scrum Ceremonies, Impediment Resolution, Release planning, tracking and reporting the release plan, reporting metrics and handling team communication.

  • Mentoring and coaching teams on Agile/Scrum practices and self-organization.

  • Removing impediments to team deliverables and product goals.

  • Assessing Scrum Maturity of team and bringing team to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace.

  • Facilitating the building of a trusting and cooperative environment.

  • Facilitating discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution within scrum ceremonies.

  • Managing project risks, dependencies and issues.

  • Communicating project expectations to team members and stakeholders to ensure objectives are met.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Scrum Master certification (CSM) PMP-ACP or CSP certification.

  • Six or more years of experience as an AgileScrum Master.

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or related discipline.

  • Expertise in diligently applying Agile principles, practices, and theory (User Stories, Story Pointing, Velocity, Burndown Metrics, Agile Games, Tasking, Retrospectives, Cycle Time, Throughput, Work in Progress levels, Product Demos).

  • Experience working with various software development practices (BDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Pairing, Automated Testing, DevOps).

  • Experience working with different Agile approaches (Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban, etc.).

  • Experience with Agile ALM tools like Atlassian Jira, Rally, Mingle, etc.

  • Knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, influence and transparency.

  • Exceptional verbal, written and communication skills.

  • Detail-oriented and with the ability to understand and communicate technical information.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Other Agile or Project Management certification (PSM I, PSM II, SAFe).

  • Experience working with highly technical teams

  • Strong problem solving and analytical analysis skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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