Senior Scrum Master/Platform Technical Program Manager

Job ID
2017-2158
US-CA-San Jose
Category
Product & Strategy

About the Job

JOB SUMMARY - PLATFORM ENGINEERING SCRUM MASTER AND TPM

 

Provide Scrum Master and Technical Program Management support for Platform Engineering Product Team of cross functional teams in a fast-paced Enterprise SaaS Environment, and champion for Agile adoption

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support team in converting existing Product Requirement documents to Jira Product backlog
  • Manage and drive blocker resolution between platform and dependent teams
  • Coach teams on writing effective user stories
  • Support prioritization of backlog based on business value
  • Coach team to track value points in sprints
  • Drive Scrum ceremonies with scrum teams (scrummasters, developers, testers) to embrace the scrum framework, identify and resolve impediments; track continuous improvement
  • Work with operating committee on initiatives to support agile transformations across business units
  • Communicates and track scrum team velocity and release milestones
  • Coordinate & track readiness/risks of all requirements across functional groups including support,training, product management, Engineering, Operations, business systems (Salesforce), billing, and ERP teams
  • Manage product communications, upward and downward through organization; escalate issues and present mitigation/solutions to cross-functional executive teams
  • Influence product development, product testability, stability to ensure a superior end to end customer journey
  • Communicate system requirements and schedules to facilitate technical readiness with cross-functional teams.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as Senior Scrum Master with a scrum coaching mentality in a 100% Agile environment.
  • Must have recent 5 years as Scrum Master for a platform enterprise development team using Saas technology
  • Must be well versed with agile roles and artifacts
  • Strong experience in using Jira and delivering projects using Agile methodology is a must
  • Demonstrated experience delivering product successfully with KPI metrics
  • Business as opposed to engineering bent will be helpful
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) is a must

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About the Company

ABOUT 8x8

8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) ​is the trusted provider of secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions to more than 45,000 businesses operating in over 100 countries across six continents. 8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing. 

​In today’s competitive market 8x8 continues to deliver service excellence, with a consistent, innovative, cohesive, progressive and dynamic culture.

For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, www.8x8.com/UK or connect with 8x8 on LinkedIn,

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