Scrum Master – Remote Work from Home Opportunity

Full Time

Website WALGREENS

Job Summary

This role can be based at 433 W Van Buren Street, Chicago or as a remote work from home arrangement.

This role leads teams in the delivery of software products using scrum frameworks. Applies methodology that supports the integration of changing customer inputs and business conditions into software development. Works with product owner to define and prioritize outcomes. Ensures the application of agile frameworks to the software to increase effectiveness of software development. Leads daily scrum meetings, iteration reviews and maintains backlogs. Identifies and may remove roadblocks to software development.

Job Responsibilities
Performs as the Scrum master for multiple Scrum/Kanban teams, with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work.
Leads teams in the delivery of software products using scrum frameworks. Applies methodology that supports the integration of changing customer inputs and business conditions into software development. Leads daily scrum meetings, iteration reviews and maintains.
Works closely with Product Planning, Product Development and Technology groups to plan and deliver releases. Works with product owner to define and prioritize outcomes. Ensures the application of agile frameworks to the software to increase effectiveness of software development.
Organizes and facilitates project planning, estimation sessions, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives and other Scrum-related meeting.
Ensures Agile (mainly Scrum/Kanban) concepts and principles are adhered to, and you are also seen as the voice of reason and authority.
Identifies, tracks and solves impediments and may remove roadblocks to software development, protecting the teams from interruptions and distractions.
Assists with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
Improves the productivity of the teams in any way possible, within Agile/Lean principles.
Provides coaching/mentoring to team members on Agile practices and processes.
Provides and ensure that relevant metrics have been formulated and are being utilized for the correct purpose.
Empowers the teams to self-organize.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy, touching millions of lives every day through dispensing and distributing medicines, and through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products. The company has more than 100 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy and pharmaceutical wholesaling.
WBA is one of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and well-being products. The company’s size, scale and expertise will help position us to expand the supply of, and address the rising cost of, prescription drugs in the U.S. and worldwide.
The company’s portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as increasingly global health and beauty product brands, such as No7, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Botanics, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin.

Basic Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience working on a team that utilizes agile methodologies OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience working on a team that utilizes agile methodologies.
Knowledge of Scrum/Kanban and other agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
Experience facilitating discussion and conflict resolution
Experience managing customer/stakeholder expectations
Experience facilitating workshops
Experience understanding technical issues at a high level
Experience working with diverse teams and/or personality types
Experience with an agile methodology during a large scale, complex new development project for a large enterprise
Experience working in a dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment
Experience using analytical and project management skills
Experience working on a team and building cohesiveness within that team
Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree OR MBA
Preferred certification as Certified Scrum Master (CSM) as granted by the applicable certifying body/institutionShow more

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