Nike Senior Scrum Master - Mobile in Beaverton, Oregon

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Athletes constantly chase their potential. They seek information, motivation and the gear to give them an edge over the competition. The Nike Digital team enables NIKE, Inc.'s digital products and services that inspire athletes to do one more lap, one more crunch or one more marathon. The team fuels dynamic brand experiences, consumer interactions and Nike’s digital platforms, including nike.com and NIKEiD. They use world-class technology, decades of athlete insights, and skills such as consumer analytics, statistics, digital marketing, software development, social media engagement and more to deliver products and experiences to athletes around the world.

Description

Nike does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We’re looking for people who can grow, think, dream, and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders, and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

If you’re ready to innovate and lead in the Digital engineering space, join Nike’s Consumer Digital Technology organization. We bring together technology and process expertise to deliver one-stop solutions that enable Nike, Inc.'s Digital Technology business. We are responsible for creating, developing, and deploying on premise and cloud based seamless digital solutions and experiences to business partners and consumers. Working with our organization will be rewarding, challenging, and most definitely not be just another job.

Nike’s Consumer Digital Technology group seeks a Scrum Master with a proven track record of delivering world-class products within complex digital environments to advance our platform and applications. Our ideal candidate will bring a broad range of lean and agile experiences working within large-scale organizations with specific knowledge working with digital technologies and processes at scale.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for team culture

  • Culture of continual process improvement

  • Upholds scrum values (focus, openness, commitment, courage and respect)

  • Owns Stories moving through the workflow and reduce WIP (cycle time)

  • Ensures a plan to resolve any blockers is put in motion and executed

  • Checkin multiple times a day with owners of each outstanding blocker to ensure it gets fixed

  • Holds all disciplines accountable (ensure stories are not blocked / ready for a sprint)

  • Stories are all testable and independently deliverable

  • Stories can be completed by a single developer in a single sprint

  • Responsible for establishing a reliable team velocity

  • Ensure the estimation method used allows for estimations to remain constant while velocity becomes variable

  • Ensure scope is not changed within a sprint

  • Create a baseline velocity & report on velocity each sprint

  • Elevate potential process problems and constraints to the team

  • Ensure stories get moved through the workflow in a timely manner

  • Informs team members to make them aware when they have an action item and calls out irregularities (1 point story in dev for 5 days) to the team to ensure work is moving as quickly as possible.

  • Set KPI’s with team for cycle time in each column

  • Cycle time and workflow analysis

  • Average time in each work column

  • Average story full cycle time

  • Cycle time broken down by story points

  • Identify root causes of back flow in the process

  • Have work columns that enable the tracking of any idle time or back flow

  • Run and facilitate the scrum ceremonies

  • Measure the health of the team

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant IT experience including strong understanding of customer/stakeholder relationships, business analysis, prioritization, estimation and capacity management

  • Must have a thorough understanding of iterative/incremental software development

  • Complete understanding of agile processes such as Scrum, XP and Kanban

  • Must have recognized education in agile processes, certifications preferred

  • Must have been a member of an agile team for at least 2 years

  • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments

  • Practical experience improving team velocity

  • Understand agile metrics and reporting techniques

  • Experience to explain and promote agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, BDD and refactoring preferred

  • Experience using Jira to track and make visible sprint backlog work flow preferred

  • Confortable working in a matrix environment with many dependent teams

  • Experience in mobile application development preferred

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 00337749

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Digital & Technology