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Change Healthcare Engineering Scrum Master in Des Moines, Iowa

Engineering Scrum Master

Overview of Position

Engineering Scrum Master is a position that is part of the Software Engineering, Internal BI team reporting to the Sr Director of Internal BI. The Scrum Master will be coaching and managing teams in Assurance. The Scrum Master Manager will also align closely and work in partnership with multiple teams such as Product Management, Engineering/ Development, Information Security and Business Units on the holistic success of the project. The Scrum Master will lead all ceremonies for the Scrum teams. The Scrum Master will be responsible for producing metrics to help track progress and assist in removing any blockers that impede the progress of the sprint/project.What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • Excellent organization skills - facilitate scrum ceremonies (grooming, sprint planning, review. retrospectives, daily stand-ups, etc.)

  • Empower teams to self-organize and grow cross-functionality

  • Collaborate closely with the Product Owner (PO) with respect to managing the product backlog.

  • Work to remove all impediments and obstructions to the team’s progress.

  • Manage the lifecycle of code development, from ideation to sprints to deployment

  • Create metrics (burndown, burnup charts) and track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress

  • Needs to be an expert in estimation and planning. He knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects.

  • possesses conflict resolution, does conversation by focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect.

  • Risk Management approach

  • Acts as a safeguard for his team

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • 7 + years of relevant experience in the software industry and 2-3 years specific experience as a scrum master.

  • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.

  • Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works; understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development; strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.

  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like Kanban, Crystal, FDD, XP, etc.

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand his team's needs.

  • Knowledge about Agile techniques like User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.

  • Ability to take and commit to delivering the product on time.

  • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.

  • Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories, etc.

  • Familiar with common development practices, Service-oriented environments, and Agile practices

  • Proven track record of successfully collaborating with cross-functional teams across organizations and building strong stakeholder relationships

  • Strong execution orientation with a drive to deliver tangible results

  • Exceptional interpersonal, listening and presentation skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must have a dynamic personality and be conformable working in a fast-paced environment

  • Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) experience preferred

  • Experience with software development tools and product roadmap software preferred

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • Expertise on MS Office suite of tools including Visio, MS Project, Sharepoint, Jira, Confluence (Wiki)


Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

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Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicant will reveive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status.