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The Chubb Corporation

Agile Scrum Master

The Chubb Corporation - Jersey City, NJ

Job Description
The Scrum Master is responsible for facilitating the agile framework and methodology for the team. The Scrum Master is known as guardian of the scrum team; responsible for resolving obstacles and demonstrating control over the scrum processes, including leading the daily scrum, driving user-story creation and orchestrating sprint plans that are executable in a rapid development environment. This role encompasses everything from coaching team members about agile to delivering successful deliverables.Drive the Agile process, monitor the team’s workflow and provide guidance to Scrum team membersServe as communication liaison between the team and Product Owner, Program Manager and StakeholdersDemonstrates servant leadership; must be able to garner respect from team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job doneDevelop people through coaching and by fostering a positive work environment; responsible for removing impediments for the scrum teamDemonstrate strong communication skills and active involvement in technical matters to ensure product owner involvement in business decisions and the description of the functional flowPossesses conflict resolution skills and a focus on scrum values of openness, honesty and respectCollect and report progress metrics on a regular basis; must forecast numbers of deliverables possible in an iteration based on evidence and reliable source informationBasic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand team needsPreferably experienced in Agile methodology (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.), planning estimation and metrics, as well as Agile Tools for Project Management, Continuous Integration and CollaborationQualifications:5-7 years’ experience as a project manager or team lead; proven success mentoring, communicating and coaching team members without direct authorityBA Information Technology or Business preferredKnowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, XP, Kanban, etc.First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM 1) preferred 

8 days 19 hours ago

The Chubb Corporation


Agile Scrum Master The Chubb Corporation - Jersey City, NJ, United States


Location: Jersey City, NJ

Company Profile:
For more than 130 years, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has been delivering exceptional property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses and individuals around the world. Today, we are the 12th largest property and casualty insurer in the United States and have a worldwide network of some 120 offices in 26 countries staffed by 10,200 employees. The Chubb Corporation reported $52.2 billion in assets and $13.6 billion in revenues in 2012. According to Fortune magazine, Chubb is the 202nd largest U.S.-based corporation.