Scrummaster and Agile Coach

Allegion Plc in Carmel, IN

  • Industry: Information Technology - Project And Product Manager
  • Type: Full Time
position filled

Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • Doing everything possible to ensure delighting customers
  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most of out self-organization
  • Guiding the team on self-organizing 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 and maintaining the product backlog
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, 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
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Upbeat, energetic personality who excels in collaboration and teamwork
  • Has a passion for excellence
  • Be self-motivated with good time management skills and to stay current with new technology and processes in information technology
  • Is comfortable with and can successfully lead a geographically distributed project team
  • Provide outstanding customer experience to business partners and coordinate outstanding customer service across the solution team while delivering solutions
  • Maintain communication of short- and long-term business goals with key stakeholders within IT and Business
  • Develop the product scope and objectives based on the business needs and corporate initiatives
  • Collaborate on business case development and obtaining project funding
  • Coordinate with all additional application teams to ensure integration points are managed and accounted for
  • Coordinate with all plants to ensure appropriate change management where business process changes may occur
  • Lead product prioritization sessions
  • Track product delivery and provide reports of progress against plan. Generate project reports and develop appropriate conclusions to ensure achievement of requirements, schedule, priorities, performance, and profitability
  • Conduct risk assessment of strategic, technical, finance, or business factors impacting the project. Formulate and take corrective actions to mitigate deviations to the project plans and alert management of potential problems when appropriate
  • Report progress in writing and/or in presentations regularly in order to communicate status and as needed, escalate issues and recommended solutions. Advise senior management on overall project matters as they affect risks, return, resources, and financial plans to assure that the project requirements are met
  • Active partnership with key end users to look for ways to further optimize system usage and best practices
  • Ability to identify issues, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis
  • Experience with multiple development methodologies including Agile and waterfall
  • Strong learning agility and comfort with high degree of ambiguity
  • Strong demonstrated product leadership
  • Strong communication and influence, ability to collaborate with internal and external customers

Education/Experience

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
  • Bachelor degree required (computer Science or Information Technology related discipline preferred)
  • Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we're required to, but because it's the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Allegion is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer

Allegion is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Privacy Policy

Allegion plc, 2014 - Block D, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Road, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

REGISTERED IN IRELAND WITH LIMITED LIABILITY REGISTERED NUMBER 527370


Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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