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Senior Scrum Master - Military veterans preferred

2019-09-11
William Hill (williamhill.us)
Computers/Information Technology

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Jersey City
New Jersey
07302
United States

A bit about us
At our Digital hub in Jersey City, things are buzzing. We�re growing, and here you�ll find cross-functional teams who collaborate to solve problems creatively and in the right way. Our start-up culture is built on trust and encouragement and backed by a sports betting icon who get things right. We�re looking for curious and talented people, who never settle for second best. If you�re anything like us, you�ll be up for a challenge and love working with other great people.


We are looking for a Senior Scrum Master to enable our teams to work and collaborate effectively together. You will drive collaboration with cross-functional product development teams in a fast-moving environment.


Senior Scrum Master at William Hill is the catalysts for driving improvement in business impact, delivery performance, and team health, using a variety of techniques including:

Continuous improvement of our product development flow and agile practices
Product development
Individual coaching
Mentoring


What you�ll do�

Work with the Product owner to align teams with the product vision, sprint goals, and other necessary information
Facilitate groups of 30 or more, and coach multiple teams across the product
Create an environment of collaboration within the teams that allows for open dialogue and productive solutions for resolving conflicts
Champion continuous improvement activities to reduce waste and increase productivity; coach organization to conduct continuous improvements events
Communicate organizational impediments to leadership; clear impediments for the team
Embrace the concept of continuous learning in your own journey and instill the same in the team(s) you coach
Coach product owners in creation and maintenance of the product backlog including empirical planning
Appreciate the depths of Lean and Agile practices and principles and help teams appreciate them


Who you are�

BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
Expertise with Agile and Scrum Frameworks and their application in Product Development and delivery organization
Ability to coach and mentor
Ability to collaborate with and influence people at various levels
Sound understanding of Scaling framework such as LeSS and various other Agile frameworks such as Kanban, XP
Able to leverage skills from coaching, facilitation, conflict resolution and more to serve the team(s)
Possess an executive presence and ability to coach multiple teams across the product
Knowledge of industry wide technology strategies
Ability to leverage capabilities across the firm to solve local problems


A bit more about us
You will become a key member of our Digital hub, which is integral to our brand and success. Whether it�s working out the odds on the winners of the Kentucky Derby or the Super Bowl, our work has a direct impact on every customer who places a bet. And putting that experience front and center of everything we do has helped us become a real betting powerhouse in the UK � and now we�re bringing that expertise to the US.


We�re using agile principles to develop a culture where we champion autonomy, creativity, and originality so that we can keep growing. We code the platform which our odds traders use to update the prices on live events. Making sure our customers have up-to-the-minute in-play chances right there and then. And we really do mean that our teams process 464 bets every single second. Our platforms have to reflect millions of real-time, In-Play sports events, so developing systems that are designed for low latency and high throughput is critical.



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