Lead Scrum Master- Connectivity

Employer
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jan 22, 2017
Closes
Feb 17, 2017
Category
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
Lead Scrum MasterTarget is one of the world's most recognized and trusted brands and one of America's leading retailers. But behind the brand our guests love, is a culture of continual innovation - and right now, we are up to big things. The Target Technology Team is driving a transformation in retail, one that will move us from “brick-and-mortar and online” to “bricks-and-mortar and everywhere else.” Our goal is to deliver Target's unique “Expect More. Pay Less.” promise to guests wherever and whenever they shop, today and tomorrow: in-store, online, on tablets and mobile phones, and in the retail channels of the future. You can be a part of developing and launching new services that secure all the channels where Target does and will do business - in-store, web, tablet, mobile, and future channels. You'll have the opportunity to design, develop and support innovative security solutions across a variety of applications, platforms and environments, building tomorrow's technologies. You'll put your skills, experience and passion to work in an entrepreneurial environment where success is rewarded.About This OpportunityYou will be accountable for working with teams to better secure applications and products. The keys to the success of this position are partnering with and coaching teams to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the backlog, ensuring that Agile (Scrum) values are followed to improve team effectiveness, and most importantly, deliver value.  You will have opportunities to work on challenging projects and build highly scalable processes and services.Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.
  • Develop and improve security solutions or processes
  • Ensure use of Agile (scrum) values in Information Security
  • Lead discussions with engineers and partners to ensure development meets business needs
  • Work closely with Communities of Practice to ensure Product teams have the right tools and knowledge to build secure products
  • Coordinate and facilitate Product Chartering, story mapping, sprint/release planning meetings, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives and demos
  • Drive high throughput of the scrum team by identifying, preventing and eliminating potential issues and roadblocks across partner teams and products
  • Follow industry standard agile software design methodology for development and technical documentation
  • Research related products and make necessary recommendations
  • Foster a Security Community across the technology portfolio
  • Innovate constantly and maintain the technical edge
Requirements

  • 5+ years' experience as a Scrum Master (or equivalent experience) working in an Agile environment managing product or program initiatives demonstrating effective coordination of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of continuous delivery practices
  • Must be an excellent communicator, able to gain the respect of the team, external stakeholders, and leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and execute on a business strategy
  • Strong conflict resolution, negotiation and leadership skills
Desired Requirements
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Scrum Master Certification or equivalent training
  • Experience leading teams
  • Experience in managing individuals
  • Experience with SharePoint or other Collaboration/Content Management technology
  • Working knowledge of Agile tools (e.g. JIRA)
  • Work experience in a product environment

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