DISH

  • Scrum Master

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Job ID
    2018-44965
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than $14 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 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 are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. 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

    The Scrum Master will be working directly with our Sling TV Agile development teams in our (Denver/Englewood) office. They will be working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment using Scrum/Agile methodologies. Sreedhar Kakulavaram

     

    Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

    • Facilitating Scrum meetings including Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Refinement, and Daily Standups
    • Collaborates with Product Owner to plan sprints
    • Guiding the development team of 8-10 contributors (Developers, QA, UX, PO, etc.) and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices, values and owns ceremonies.
    • Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
    • Remove internal and external impediments for the team as their servant leader
    • Be a leader and facilitator of team discussion and meetings, team decision-making, team maturity
    • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
    • Managing and releasing team sprint metrics related to velocity, quality, commitments, etc.
    • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on refining and maintaining the product backlog, IT initiatives, and technical debt.
    • Managing Risk, and Sprint Commitments

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    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    A successful Scrum Master will have the following:

     

    • Servant leader mentality
    • Certified Scrum Master – C.S.M., or equivalent
    • Bachelor’s Degree in technical field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 2 or more years of Agile software development experience, and experience as a scrum master
    • Ability to manage projects spanning multiple products and geographies
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent teaching skills
    • Technical proficiency a plus

     

    Senior level Scrum Master will have the following:


    • 2 years leadership or management experience
    • Ability to lead multiple Scrum teams

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