United Shore

  • Scrum Master

    Business Unit
    United Shore
    Location
    US-MI-Pontiac
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    United Shore is seeking a Scrum Master who knows how to work with teams of developers in a fast-paced, agile environment. We're looking for someone who is passionate about Agile and constantly on the lookout for ways to improve existing conditions. If you’re a self-starter who’s not afraid to raise issues and drive change to remove barriers, we should talk.

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

    • Driving and leading sprint planning, daily stand-ups, demos, and retrospectives 
    • Anticipating and aggressively removing obstacles that slow down or prevent work completion
    • Embracing, coaching, and evangelizing agile values and principles
    • Building team cohesion and fostering open and honest team communication
    • Collecting, reporting, and refining agile metrics to quantify and communicate team performance
    • Catalyzing continuous improvement of process through collaboration with team and organizational leaders to implement changes
    • Ensuring that teams are effectively executing against the highest value priorities
    • Providing "go to" leadership, transparency and visibility

    WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

    Required:

    • Computer or business-related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Knowledge of Agile framework and methods (i.e. Scrum, Kanban)
    • Deep skills in estimation, story slicing, grooming and other Agile techniques
    • Solid experience leading Scrum events: spring planning, daily scrums, reviews / demos and retrospectives
    • Outstanding communication, facilitation, organization and coaching skills
    • Ability to productively converse with business stakeholders and developers alike
    • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
    • Comfortable in a fast-moving environment
    • Ability to multitask and adapt
    • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
    • Onsite, full-time attendance

    Preferred:

    • 5+ years of project, product, or technical leadership in a software development environment
    • 3 years' experience as a dedicated Scrum Master and / or Agile Coach.
    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar certification
    • Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS)

    THE PLACE & THE PERKS

    United Shore is a diverse group of over 4,000 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. We’re a $41 billion and growing, family owned and operated company that still feels like family. Our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.

     

    Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

    • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
    • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
    • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch, and a dedicated food truck 
    • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
    • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
    • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
    • Escape room designed for team-building activities
    • Indoor/outdoor putting greens

    DISCLAIMER

    All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with United Shore is "at-will." United Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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