Sr. Scrum Master

Company: MadHive
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 04.MAY.2021


ABOUT MADHIVE:MadHive is an end-to-end advertising solution that leverages cryptography, blockchain and AI to power modern media. MadHive's ...


ABOUT MADHIVE:MadHive is an end-to-end advertising solution that leverages cryptography, blockchain and AI to power modern media. MadHive's advertising suite provides tools for audience forecasting, precision targeting and activation, and cross-screen attribution against its proprietary OTT-first device graph. Customers include advertisers that leverage MadHive's next-generation cryptography to prevent fraud and increase margins, and broadcast giants that leverage the platform to power their digital TV offerings. We are looking for a person who is passionate about accelerating organizational agility and the delivery of end user value by working together with co-agilists at MadHive to transform the digital AdTech space. Being a coach or mentor in our setting requires a commitment to both personal and business agility.You will report into our Head of Business Agility and support the teams with leadership growth, and delivery processes in support of the end to end flow of value across the entire organization. As a Scrum Master, your day to day activities will include the following areas of focus -> What you'll be doing-Cultivate high-performing agile teams with the goal of supporting end-to-end organizational agile maturity-Organize and facilitate Scrum team ceremonies: daily stand-up meetings, backlog refinement, sprint planning, retrospectives, and sprint reviews, in addition to product increment ceremonies such as (SAFe) PI Planning, and Inspect and Adapt Workshops-Collaborate with other scrum masters and the Chief Scrum Master to continuously refine, and adjust the overall business agility strategy-Assemble and review end of sprint metrics with teams, and senior leadership, extrapolating anti-patterns, highlighting areas of improvement and provide tactical strategies that guide the team towards iterative and relentless improvement-Work with teams to help surface, identify and eliminate impediments that are beyond the team's ability to remove directly-Assist the team in establishing priorities and evaluating trade-off, helping the team to sequence activities that maximize business value-Coordinate the execution of deliverables across multiple Scrum Teams with a focus on scaling Scrum to manage cross-team dependencies-Surface and facilitate the negotiation of technical enablers, and new feature prioritization between product owners and lead engineers ensuring that architectural stability is evaluated alongside of customer functionality-Coach and provide assistance to the product owner, ensuring that the product backlog is consistently well refined, organized and maintained-Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solvingCandidate Attributes: -> Who You ArePassionate about agile product developmentYou excel at facilitating, coaching, and mentoring teams towards delivering high impact, high-quality software in a sustainable paceYou have a deep understanding of communication, group dynamics and coaching, enabling teams to develop trust and safetyYou have the understanding and experience of a variety of Agile approaches, and thrive on Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX and agile product development practicesYou are confident at facilitating backlog refinement, coaching best practices such as story splitting, estimation, and capacity planningYour are able to see the trees for the forest, and demonstrate strategic and tactical patienceYou are looking for an environment of bi-directional collaborative learning with a commitment to agile maturityYou love to support the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.Candidate Requirements:3-6 years of experience as a scrum master with at least 1 year of experience in the role of a Release Train Engineer (RTE) or as a Chief Scrum Master Fluent in at least one programming languageExperience working within a scaled agile methodology such as SAFe, LeSS, or DaDzMust have at least one of the following certifications: RTE, SSM, CSM, or PSMExperience working within an organization that is undergoing a coached agile transformationThe Business Agility Team of Scrum Masters, upholds a motto of, "We succeed as a team, or we fail as a team, either way we do it together!". In keeping with that spirit, this role offers an opportunity of bi-directional learning, and growth. We're not looking for that 'perfect' textbook scrum master, we're looking for a diamond in the rough. If you're someone that "gets" Agile and will grow into this role with the right mentorship and support, you should still apply for this role, even if your paper track record does not demonstrate all of the above attributes. The Perks!MadHive is a dynamic, diverse, innovative and friendly place to work. We embrace our differences and believe they fuel our creativity. We come from varied backgrounds and think that's important. But whether it's taking ideas from previous lives and applying them in different ways or creating something completely new, we are all trail-blazing team players who think big and want to make an impact. Here are just some of the many benefits of becoming a MadHive employee:Health, Dental & Vision Insurance: Your health is number 1, so we offer 100% company-paid health, dental, and vision insurance starting on day 1, with additional plan options available with minimal employee contribution.Commuter Benefits: Madhive offers Wageworks commuter benefits. Plus, we're centrally located just a couple blocks from New York City's Penn Station. Unlimited Vacation: We offer Unlimited PTO, plus additional paid company holidays.Parental Leave: We believe that family comes first, so we provide parental leave to all new parents. Food All Day: Fully stocked refrigerator, and lunch provided everyday! Centrally located: Office is a stone's throw from Penn Station & Hudson Yards in Chelsea.

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