Scrum Master

Research & Development Cebu City, Philippines


Position at Community Brands

Community Brands is a software company that helps organizations achieve social good. Through our technology, we help more than 100,000 associations, nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and partners grow stronger and achieve their missions. Like our clients, our nearly 2,000 employees strive to improve the world in which they live, and we believe that technology plays an important role in that. We are techies and volunteers who dream big and are motivated by more than just a cool job (though that’s a great perk we offer too). The Community Brands culture is one where employees can pursue this passion as part of their profession, and we’re looking for great employees to join us!

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate daily scrum/standup and coordinate breakout meetings to quickly remove impediments
  • Define and review project backlog, successfully plan sprint/kanban and track execution while maintaining good team morale
  • Work closely with product owner and all project stakeholder groups to coordinate the project goals/milestones/releases
  • Understand and translate cross-team dependencies into actionable plans
  • Identify and secure resources required to execute the plan and monitor resource utilization by continuously analyzing staffing requirements and resource allocations
  • Ensure delivered products meet defined business requirements and are of high quality
  • Proactively identify and manage risks
  • Plan for an effective risk mitigation
  • Lead and define the change management process for projects
  • Track projects against approved budgets and report on forecasts and variances
  • Support the iterative business planning process
  • Provide periodic progress report on project status and create a dashboard for sponsors
  • Ensure senior management remains abreast of status and hold them accountable for facilitating mitigation of risks and resolution of escalated issues
  • Inspire and lead through effective team management
  • Resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Work with multiple stakeholders to meet the desired objectives
  • Lead sprint demo and retrospective meetings
  • Build a communications strategy and execution plan for the project
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully

Required Skills:

  • 3-5+ years PM and 2+ Years Agile Scrum Master
  • Strong Agile (both Kanban and Scrum) background
  • Manage agile delivery of 2+ squads/teams
  • Manage agile delivery of continuous deployments
  • Manage project accounting and artifacts
  • JIRA working knowledge

Preferred Skills:

  • Scaled Agile (SAFe)
  • AWS Cloud Infrastructure background
  • Knowledge of Software as a Service (SaaS)