Anthem Scrum Master Sr in Mason, Ohio

Scrum Master Sr


Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Field: Information Technology

Requisition #: PS6656

Post Date: 5 days ago

Your Talent. Our Vision. AtAnthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care .

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Scrum Master Sr is responsible for the administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum development/delivery possible.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited:

  • Works with business partners to identify and implementmultiple complex technical systems and/or products of varying sizes

  • Manages large systems and/or products

  • Collaborates and stays engaged with the deliveryteam

  • Acts as a buffer between the team and process overhead,so each team member can focus on the timely delivery of software

  • Shields the team from interruptions and removes obstaclesthat may impact the delivery of the product

  • Guides the team's operations by facilitating ceremonies(e.g. daily standup, sprint planning) and instilling Agile principles intodaily activities to ensure smooth functioning of the delivery team

  • Facilitates internal and external communications (e.g.task coordination, progress tracking/reporting, dependency management)

  • Ensure team is well-informed on internal and externalinitiatives and activities

  • Keeps external stakeholders, collaborates, and otherinterested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities

  • To ensure smooth delivery of team, tracks and removesand obstacles and barriers that may prevent progress

  • Develops requirements documents

  • Develops approval matrix

  • Identifies team training and tool needs

  • Defines, recommends and secures contractual agreementsfor technical services and products

  • Coordinates requirements, schedules implementation andpost-implement actives, and develops service-level agreements for vendorpartners and global resources firm

  • Defines quality gates for each sprint; defines criticalsuccess factors.

  • Subject matter expert for product and programmanagement related tools and processes

  • Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, orrelated discipline with IT focus degree

  • Preferred Certified Scrum Master

  • Preferred experience within small sized Agileimplementations (e.g. 4 or more teams)

  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and problemsolving skills required

Anthem, Inc. isranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers byFortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company forDiversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.