Scrum Master

Sherwin-Williams • Cleveland, OH 44114

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Founded in 1866, TheSherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development,distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products toprofessional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The companymanufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams,Valspar, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax,Thompson's Water Seal, Cabot and many more. Sherwin-Williams brandedproducts are sold exclusively through a chain of more than 4,100company-operated stores and facilities, while the company's other brands aresold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paintdealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers, and industrialdistributors. The company supplies a broad range of highly-engineeredindustrial and OEM coatings for wood and general industrial, coil, packaging,protective and marine, and transportation applications worldwide. Our60,000 employees are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety ofrewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place tofind a career that takes you places. TheScrum Master is an inward facing organizer and facilitator who will work with adelivery team on projects and/or application(s). This individual will be responsible forfacilitating team activities, developing and tracking metrics, and reportingall project activities for a delivery team. Encouraging teams to adhere to Agile values and team norms will be acrucial component of this position.

Essential Functions

Strategy& Planning

* Share Agile best practices with the Enterprise.

* Actively participate, both internally andexternally, in the Agile community.

* Motivate teams while promoting Agile values.

Acquisition& Deployment

* Facilitate collaborative activities within the Agile delivery team.

* Champion Agile principles, values, and practices.

* Facilitate the development and accountability of team norms.

* Track delivery team process, ensuring sustainable pace and quality.

* Promote continuous improvement within the Agile delivery team.

* Identify and eliminate any impediments beyond the team's authority.

* Collaborate with other project leadership to effectively manage risks and coordinate mitigation efforts.

* Collaborate with external teams/groups to create awareness and facilitate execution of delivery team goals.

* Provide transparency to the team and stakeholders by ensuring metrics are relevant, available, and up-to-date.

OperationalManagement

* Create and maintain work effort reports.

* Provide business reports to management andclients as assigned.

* Insure adherence to Agile processes andmethodologies.

Incidental Functions

* Assist with other projects as required to contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the work.

* Prepare and lead presentations to team members and executives.

PositionRequirements

FormalEducation & Certification

* Bachelor degree in IT, Business or related fieldor equivalent experience.

* Certified Scrum Master (CSM), PMI CertifiedProject Management Professional (PMP) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner(PMI-ACP) preferred.

Knowledge & Experience

* 2 years IT and/orBusiness experience.

* 2 years hands on experience managing ITprojects.

* Experience with Microsoft Office applicationsand Project Management tools.

* Experience with Agile project methodology.

* Minimum of 1 year of experience working withexternal partners preferred.

Personal Attributes

* Good analytical, conceptual, and problem-solvingabilities.

* Good written and oral communication skills.

* Proven ability and initiative to learn andresearch new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.

* Ability to work in a team-oriented,collaborative environment.

* Work outside the standard office 7.5 hourworkday may be required.

* Ability to transform an idea or need into a completed solution or work product.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future.

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract.VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.

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