What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. Verizon Location Services (VLS) sits at the core of the Strategy and New Business Development organization and is a critical part of driving innovation across our global customer base both inside and outside Verizon. Backed by more thanfifty years of location-based expertise, we are building solutions that leverage the power of location intelligence to inform technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

The Agile Scrum Master/Project Manager is responsible for all Agile aspects of a team including facilitation of Scrum Ceremonies, Impediment Resolution, tracking and reporting the release plan, reporting metrics and handling team communication.

  • Coordinate all Scrum Ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Sprint retrospectives, Sprint Demos, Story Grooming, and Release Planning.
  • Mentor and coach teams on Agile/Scrum practices and self-organization.
  • Remove impediments to team deliverables and product goals.
  • Assess Scrum Maturity of team and bring team to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace.
  • Facilitate the building of a trusting and cooperative environment.
  • Provide leadership and support to team and lead by example.
  • Facilitate discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution.
  • Manage project risks, dependencies and issues.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Create and maintain project collaboration spaces and repositories (Jira/Confluence)
  • Create and maintain project artifacts as needed, such as status reports.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Scrum Master certification (CSM), PMP-ACP or CSP certification, Agile or Project Management certification (PMP, PSM I, PSM II, SAFe).
  • Experience in diligently applying Agile principles, practices, and theory (User Stories, Story Pointing, Velocity, Burndown Metrics, Agile Games, Tasking, Retrospectives, Cycle Time, Throughput, Work in Progress levels, Product Demos).
  • Experience working with various software development practices (BDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Pairing, Automated Testing, DevOps).
  • Experience working with different Agile approaches (Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban, etc.).
  • Experience with Agile ALM tools like Atlassian Jira/Confluence, Rally, Mingle, etc.
  • Skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, influence and transparency.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and ability to understand and communicate technical information.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Organized and ability to multi-task.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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