Nike Scrum Master – Digital Employee Experience 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.

Description

Nike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world’s largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.

Digital Employee Experience is a new program as part of Nike’s culture strategy with the goal to create a more connected, intuitive, productive, inspiring, and digital experience for our employees.

The Digital Employee Experience project team needs a strong Scrum Master who will lead self-organizing and self-managing teams in applying and optimizing Agile practices to maximize team performance and effectiveness.

Responsibilities

• Operates as a team-based servant leader in service to the teams needs.

• Ensures the team is practicing Agile principles.

• Partners with, coaches and supports Product Owner in managing the backlog to ensure it is properly prioritized and appropriately sized.

• Facilitates all of the Scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, planning meetings, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, demos).

• Establishes, tracks and communicates agile metrics (such as team velocity and sprint progress/burn down chart) to team, management and any impacted stakeholders.

• Facilitates alignment and assists Product Owner and Delivery Team with making appropriate commitments.

• Identifies, removes and/or escalates risks, roadblocks and cross team dependencies that are unresolvable by the team and interfere with the teams ability to deliver commitments.

• Accountable for promoting continuous improvement by coaching the team to use metrics to identify and measure progress.

• Participates with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization and cross-scrum collaboration on delivery execution.

• Continuously learns new approaches to facilitation, agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics.

• Helps the Team to focus on delivery of high quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence.

Skills

• In-depth understanding of Agile Principles and how they’re applied in workplace culture

• Strong facilitation and coaching skills within teams and groups (cross-functional in Technology as well as Business groups)

• Experience resolving issues across teams

• Effective communication, team dynamics, conflict resolution, mentoring, and servant leadership skills

• Sufficient understanding of technology systems and the team’s ecosystem to help team overcome roadblocks

Qualifications

• Minimum 5 years relevant work experience supporting or leading a team

• Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools

• Familiarity or experience with other agile methodologies such as LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.

• Relevant certification in the field preferred (examples below)

o Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)

o Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

o Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

o Agile Scrum Master (ASM)

o Scrum Master Certified (SCM)

o SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Certification

Qualifications • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience supporting or leading a team

• Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools

• Familiarity or experience with other agile methodologies such as LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.

• Relevant certification in the field preferred (examples below)

o Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)

o Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

o Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

o Agile Scrum Master (ASM)

o Scrum Master Certified (SCM)

o SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Certification

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: 00399965

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Nike Digital Engineering