Salesforce Scrum Master (work from home)

28 days ago
  • Location

    Washington, District of Columbia, United States

  • Role

    Other

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Salary

    n/a

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.
By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment ****

Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

The work location for this exciting opportunity is virtual. The selected candidate will work 100% remotely from home and can be located anywhere in the United States. The position will need to work East coast hours.

Position Summary:
Red Cross seeks a Scrum Master to join our team Salesforce CoE IT team. As a Scrum Master, you will play a critical role in the planning, development, and execution of product roadmaps for existing products as well as new product development. You will collaborate with external stakeholders and cross-functional groups to communicate plans, dependencies, risks/issues, and resource requests in support of the Salesforce workstream. You will coach and motivate the team, take the lead in removing obstacles impeding product enhancements, and support projects for changes that will ensure quality, timeliness, and a successful product(s).

If you are ready to join a dynamic and forward-thinking organization, then we want to hear from you. Come innovate with us!

What You'll Get to Do:
  • Work with the team to lead the development of roadmaps, planning, and manage team backlog. Work closely with Product Owner on backlog grooming and requirements validation. Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.
  • Proactively identify issues and risks and create successful action and/or mitigation plans. Escalate and communicate risks/issues with stakeholders, the leadership team and through status reporting.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint progress to all affected teams and management with close attention to dependencies, adherence to product roadmaps and demonstrated value.
  • Organize and facilitate sprint planning, daily scrum events, sprint reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos, and other scrum-related events. Provide overall management for teams and be accountable for results.
  • Identify project resource needs, coordinate with resource management lead to identify assigned resources, define project team member roles and responsibilities, and ensure healthy team dynamics by leading, coaching and motivating team members to meet project goals and commitments and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Coach teams on the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, accountability, transparency, and self-organization. Accountable for process documentation and continuously evaluates team processes for maximum output and value through the application of scrum knowledge and selected tools like Jira and/or Confluence.

Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. The American Red Cross does not sponsor employment visas.

Qualifications:
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) a plus
  • 5+ years of CSM experience required
  • Technical depth and aptitude in web-related technologies like React, NodeJS packages etc.
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Detailed organizational skills and ability to manage large scale dispersed teams
  • Proficient with JIRA, Confluence, PowerPoint, and Excel and Google Workspace equivalents
  • Strong communication skills and English fluency
  • Agile / PMP Certification is a bonus

Software
  • Knowledge of Salesforce preferred
  • Experience with JIRA/Confluence/Teams and Sharepoint

Education:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent of on-the-job experience required.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

For those candidates located in Colorado & Connecticut, the salary range for this position is: $110K - 125K +/- annual salary. We do not offer bonus pay for this role. Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee's a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

These Salesforce jobs may fit you

DISH

DISH

Today
  • Location

    Littleton, Colorado, United States

  • Role

    Other

  • Contract

    Internship

  • Salary

    $118,800

Capgemini

Capgemini

Yesterday
  • Location

    Paris, Ile-de-France, France

  • Role

    Consultant

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Salary

    n/a

Allplan Deutschland GmbH

Allplan Deutschland GmbH

Yesterday
New Work Young Professionals

New Work Young Professionals

Yesterday
  • Location

    Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  • Role

    Marketing Automation

  • Contract

    Internship

  • Salary

    n/a