• Scrum Master

    Location US-CO-Englewood
    Job ID
    Software Engineering
  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry.  Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves.  We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider.  We are doing it again with the launch of the first live, internet-delivered TV Service – Sling TV, that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.


    Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.


    We have a bold sense of pride, adventure, and desire to win – it’s in our DNA.  And we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.


    Opportunity is here.  We are DISH.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    We are looking for an innovative and passionate Scrum Master to lead an agile team of software engineers and bring value to market quickly. Working with us means that you will get to work on some bleeding edge technology, our team supports Sling TV, our newest set top box called the Hopper and Dish’s newest venture to build an incredible IoT network. This position is an opportunity to help drive complex features that will propel the digital TV and movie delivery industry into the future. If you have a sense of adventure, take pride in leading great software development, and strive to build the best products on the planet, we want you on our team here at Dish.


    Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

    • Lead the Daily Scrum and other key ceremonies for an Agile Development Team of approximately 7 engineers
    • Guard and support the scrum process.
    • Be a leader and facilitator of team meetings, team decision-making and team maturity.
    • Lead retrospective discussions using both metrics and subjectivity to help continuously improve our team, product, quality, delivery, responsiveness and innovation
    • Remove internal and external impediments for the team as their servant leader
    • Help manage risks and remove dependencies
    • Actively guide the team to deliver client committed deadlines.

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    A successful Scrum Master will have the following:

    • A Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience working in an Agile software development environment, comparable education and experience will be considered
    • A technical background thru education (Engineering degree) or experience as a Scrum Master, Business Analyst or Program Manager
    • At least 6 months of experience leading Agile Scrum teams.
    • At least 1 yr of experience solving technical problems

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Have an SSM SAFe Scrum Master Certification
    • Have experience ensuring team success
    • The ability to protect while pushing the development teams
    • Be able to understand the Why in order to get the team to the How and the What
    • Be driven to succeed and gain mutual understanding from all stakeholders
    • Experience training teams and large groups


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