Scrum Master

| Greater LA Area
Core Digital Media is seeking an experienced and tech savvy Scrum Master to join our team. This individual will help drive the execution and delivery of technology projects as well as run daily Scrum Teams including coaching and mentoring across departments. This role is critical in our agile process and you will be working with business stakeholders and engineers to ensure we implement a strong Agile methodology in which we deliver what we plan on and create an environment of collaboration.
This position requires a leader, an individual that is self-motivated and who can bring clarity in ambiguous situations. You have a passion for Agile methodology, are excited to share your experiences and to continuously find ways to add value to your teams.

About the Job

  • Serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to successfully deliver.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example.
  • This person should personify Scrum and Agile.
  • Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values.
  • Guiding and Coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on how to get the most out of self-organization in order to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog.

What You Need

  • First level Scrum Master Certification ( PSM I , CSM I).
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 2 year for a software development team.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burn-down techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
  • The ability to distinguish between what "is Scrum" what is "not Scrum".
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

Nice to Have

  • Second or Third Level Scrum Master certification (CSM II, PSM II, PSM III, CSP).
  • Experience in Test Driven Development & Behavior Driven Development.
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.).
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Lean, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Prior experience with Project Management and release management would be helpful.
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Location

We are located in West Los Angeles in the heart of Silicon Beach.

An Insider's view of Core Digital Media

What’s the vibe like in the office?

CDM is unique in that it exists in a competitive, fast-paced, ever-changing industry and still maintains its collaborative, nurturing community spirit. People are encouraged to think creatively and take risks; the result is a group of people invested in and energized by the work they do.

Chelsea Fusco

Social Marketing Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

The most successful people are flexible and open to new ideas. Our industry, and even our individual roles, are constantly changing, so an ability to adapt and pick up on new clients, new processes, and new company goals is essential. Successful teammates are constantly pushing themselves to do better and think of innovative ideas.

Tamara Newman

Campaign Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

We are excited to be moving towards a micro services architecture which will allow us to create modular applications which are easier to build, maintain and deploy. We are re-architecting our front end to utilize newer UI frameworks. We are working on encrypting sensitive consumer data. We are also working on making our applications cloud ready.

Deepak Vashishtha

Sr. Director of Software Engineering

What are Core Digital Media Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
We match 100% up to 4% of the employee's contribution
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
We offer 10 paid holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
We bring in breakfast every Friday morning
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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