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Job Summary

Mason, OH
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Scrum Master/Sr - Mason, OH - 138737

About the Job


Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and

together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location: Mason, OH

The Scrum Master/Sr. is responsible for the administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum development/delivery possible.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited:

  • Plans, coordinates, monitors, and supports the implementation of multiple small to medium systems and/or products.
  • Acts as a buffer between the team and process overhead, so each team member can focus on the timely delivery of software.
  • Shields the team from interruptions and removes obstacles that may impact the delivery of the product.
  • Guides the team's operations by facilitating ceremonies (e.g. daily standup, sprint planning) and instilling Agile principles into daily activities to ensure smooth functioning of the delivery team.
  • Facilitates internal and external communications (e.g. task coordination, progress tracking/reporting, dependency management).
  • Ensure team is well-informed on internal and external initiatives and activities.
  • Keeps external stakeholders, collaborates, and other interested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities.
  • To ensure smooth delivery of team, tracks and removes and obstacles and barriers that may prevent progress

Senior Level will also:

  • Work with business partners to identify and implement multiple and complex technical systems and/or products of varying sizes.
  • Also will work with business partners to identify and implement complex technical systems and/or products.
  • Manage medium to large systems and/or products.
  • Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree;
  • Minimum of 3 years experience (5 yrs for Sr level) mplementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Preferred CSM or equivalent.
  • Preferred experience within small sized Agile implementations (e.g. 1-5 teams and 5-7 teams for Sr. level).
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and problem solving skills required.
  • Healthcare experience is a plus

Sr. Level also requires:
  • Experience leading Scrum teams required.
  • Scaled Agile Certification preferred;
  • Experience working with remote, multi-locations teams a plus.
  • JIRA, Confluence are a plus.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.

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