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Scrum Master

ADDRESS: 11799 N College Ave , IN 46032
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Job Number 175179
Brand NextGear Capital

Description

Description: The Scrum Master has primary responsibility for leading the agile process for one or more agile teams, ensuring predictable delivery. The Scrum Master plays a role in agile planning, facilitating the agile process, supporting delivery teams, and providing advice and guidance. Candidates should embrace and model Servant Leadership and humility. They should also be both driven and situationally aware.

Responsibilities:
Prepares for and facilitates agile planning sessions with agile delivery teams and assists with prioritizing user stories.
Works with team and Product Owners to maintain a healthy backlog and plan releases.
Captures team metrics, shares with team, and suggests new metrics.
Agile Ceremony Facilitation
Ensures team follows and improves their processes.
Facilitates daily stand-ups, sprint review meetings, retrospectives meetings, and other related meetings.
Participates in sprint demonstrations.
Facilitates cross-team coordination.
Fosters team collaboration and communication.
Delivery Team Support
Removes impediments to the team’s ability to perform by working closely with Product Managers/Owners and support organizations.
Acts as a buffer between external distractions and the team helping the team to keep focus.
Coordinates operational issues.
Facilitates team development, mediates conflicts and encourages healthy team dynamics.
Protects the team and minimizes disruptions.
Provides advice and guidance to team members
Mentors team members and other stakeholders on agile best practices.
Mediates conflicts between development team’s goal of delivering high technical quality and product owner’s goal of delivering more features.
Continuously seek to improve solution development processes and/or develops new approaches to achieving improvement.
Help develop and enhance customer and stakeholder relationships.
Interact with other agile Leads and Release Train Engineers to coordinate and provide metrics gathering
Oversees and coordinates backlogs of multiple teams

Technical Skills:
Implement stakeholder engagement/ communications plans, including, for example; handling of complaints; problems and issues; managing resolutions; corrective actions and lessons learned; collection and dissemination of relevant information.
Use feedback from customers and stakeholders to help measure effectiveness of stakeholder management.
Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development
Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
Experience and knowledge working with scrum teams, lean principles and servant leadership
Scrum Master certification preferred
Experience working with and/or leading Kanban teams a plus
Experience working in or with IT Infrastructure a plus
Working experience in design, development, and implementation of software systems
Working experience leading or managing technical teams directly, as an agile lead

Who We Are:

NextGear Capital is the world’s leading independent inventory finance company, providing flexible lines of credit for dealers to purchase new and used inventory throughout the U.S. Canada and the United Kingdom. NextGear Capital delivers innovative solutions that empower dealers to buy and sell inventory with versatile lines of credit that can be used at over 1,000 auto and specialty auctions and other inventory sources.

NextGear Capital is focused on service, technology and simple solutions that will help

dealers stock more vehicles, attract more customers and close more deals. The company is

headquartered in Carmel, Indiana and is part of the Cox Automotive group of companies. Visit

www.nextgearcapital.com to learn more.

Cox Automotive, Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Manheim®, Autotrader®, Kelley Blue Book®, Dealertrack®, vAuto®, Xtime®, NextGear Capital® and a host of other brands. The global company has nearly 30,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

Cox Automotive, Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Manheim®, Autotrader®, Kelley Blue Book®, Dealertrack®, vAuto®, Xtime®, NextGear Capital® and a host of other brands. The global company has nearly 30,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

Date Posted: 05/16/2017
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NextGear Capital

CATEGORY: Financial Technology, Mobile App Technology CITY: Carmel

The industry's leading independent inventory finance company, providing flexible lines of credit for dealers to purchase inventory.

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