Scrum Master

  • IHS Markit Digital
  • Boulder, CO, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Engineering Finance Information Technology Management

Job Description

Who is Markit Digital

IHS Markit is a dynamic organization, bringing some of the brightest minds from all over the world together. By continuously asking ‘what if’, we deliver impactful, real-world analytics and intelligence for industries and markets all around the world – in everything from finance to aerospace. The products, services and information we provide will uncover more intelligent solutions to today’s most critical business challenges. Here, you will drive insights for some of the world’s most influential companies. Are you ready to be a force of intelligence? Join us.

What you'll do at Markit Digital

The primary responsibility of this position is to support the effective project delivery that supports our customers and colleagues using Agile methodology. The ideal candidate will be one who leads by example and knows how to bring out the best in people and to act as a galvanizing force.

How you'll do it at Markit Digital

  • Act as Scrum Master with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work
  • Facilitate release planning, sprint planning, backlog grooming, retrospective and sprint demos
  • Ensure and facilitate cross-team coordination
  • Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing, and report team progress to senior management
  • Support the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
  • Reach out to the larger company network or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Continue to grow by learning new tools and techniques
  • Occasional travel may be required

Required Skills

  • Leverage your 4-7 years’ experience being Scrum Master on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of relevant agile metrics and charts (e.g. burndown, velocity, burnup, CFD) and ability to interpret them and provide appropriate guidance and coaching to the team
  • Proven analytic and problem-solving skills including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively to customers, managers and technical staff

Additional Desired Skillsets

  • Experience in the Financial, Software, and/or Digital sectors strongly preferred
  • Scrum Master Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Extremely knowledgeable in and personify Scrum and Agile.

Where we're going

We rely on a combination of ingenuity and initiative to search for deeper sources of information. The solutions and products we provide give our customers a richer view of their world and the insights they need to make smarter decisions.

We cause an effect on the industries and markets driving the worldwide economy – for leaders in business, finance and governments. As we address today’s most critical business challenges, the positive impacts we are making will be felt for generations to come.

* This role is not eligible for relocation assistance or visa sponsorship at this time.

Click here to apply: https://careers.ihsmarkit.com/job.php?id=R11501