Senior Scrum Master

Employer
GEICO
Location
Chevy Chase, MD
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Sep 20, 2020
Ref
1212557735
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Do you love leading projects using processes and cutting-edge technology to make use of all the data within GEICO? Are you passionate about continuous improvement through Agile methodologies? As a Scrum Master and Sr. Project Planner on the GEICO IT Squad, you will serve a scrum team working on our Data Consumption initiatives in the Decision Sciences and Transformation (DSaT) department.Basic Qualifications:3+ years of experience working as a Scrum Master, project manager, or product owner on technical projects (Software Development, DevOps, or Big Data)Proven track record of identifying and implementing improvements to processes and projectsStrong understanding of how to maintain a groomed backlog with multiple sprints plannedAbility to manage work in a highly technical, changing environmentExperience managing work and dependencies across multiple departmentsExperience creating detailed project plans and estimates for projects and tracking resultsExcellent verbal/written communication skills, including communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences. Ability to communicate requests from non-technical audiences to a technical team.Strong critical thinking, decision making, and analytical skillsOutstanding time management skills and attention to detailAbility to thrive while working on ambiguous or challenging projectsPreferred Qualifications: Working knowledge of Big Data and the Hadoop EcosystemWorking knowledge of data mapping, data profiling, or SQLExperience with JIRA and ConfluenceAgile Certifications (CSM, PSM, CSPO, etc.) are a plusPMI-ACP or PMP are a huge plusNote: The safety of our associates, both current and future, is GEICO's highest priority. At this time, most of our associates are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area. Once GEICO determines it is safe for associates to return to the office, candidates may be required to work in our Chevy Chase, MD office.About GEICO For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.Benefits:As a full-time Senior Scrum Master, you'll enjoy our Total Rewards Program* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including: Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave401(k) Plan with Profit SharingTuition ReimbursementPaid Training and Licensures*Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.**Coverage begins with the pay period after hire date. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.How to ApplyClick "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.#LI-MW1#DI-MW

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