Scrum Master  

Minneapolis, Minnesota


Hybrid, Onsite



|Job ID 67230|Posted Jun 19, 2024
• Leads the data team’s tasks and manages team working agreements.
• Plans, leads, organizes, and motivates one or more cross-functional items of high complexity, organizational importance, and visibility.
• Coordinate development dependencies that may span multiple development teams.
• Work with project stakeholders to define release scope, and deliverables in support of business goals.
• Act as a primary communication hub between functional departments and the scrum team to foresee risks, formulate plans, and organize activities to ensure sprints are completed on time.
• Participate in creating and managing project timelines as per the project schedule so that timelines are met
• Remove impediments for the teams and escalate the need for resolution of impediments to stakeholders such as product teams, scrum teams, as needed.
• Coordinate and oversee performance of resources and set expectations accordingly; and work with resource manager to address performance issues, as appropriate.
• Develop and grow business relationships vital to the success of the project.
• Coordinate and facilitate sprint planning and task definition, sprint execution, impediment removal and tracking, sprint review, and retrospectives.
• Drive development of release and sprint roadmaps.
• Assist product owners with backlog creation and grooming of stories (user flow journeys).
• Promote Agile and Scrum best practices across the organization.
• Report status of teams to executive audience.
• Possess general understanding in the areas of application programming, database, and system design.
• Proven experience managing large, complex web application development is preferred.
• Bachelor's degree in any business/technical discipline or equivalent experience required.

Key/Essential Skills/qualifications:
• Facilitate the intake and refinement of roadmap items for development.
• Manage the daily scrum, sprint planning, refinements, sprint demo, and retrospective meetings.
• Track the progress of roadmap items to remove blockers and increase transparency across the organization.
• Gather and communicate technical requirements to detail-oriented, non-technical stakeholders.
• Design and author progress reports for senior executive and key stakeholders.
• Associate Degree and 8 years of directly relevant work experience.
• Bachelor’s Degree and 7 years of directly relevant work experience.
• Master’s Degree and 6 years of directly relevant work experience.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact us.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.