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Technical Scrum Master - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30346

Oldcastle APG
APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  350122

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

 

Job Description

 

The Technical Scrum Master will be dedicated to a single Scrum team at onset, may take on one other team as we grow. The successful candidate will need to have experience working with technical teams, have excellent logic and problem-solving skills and a drive to make a difference. We need an individual that puts the team before themselves and facilitates team flow. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of agile development (Scrum, SAFe, etc), removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving our standards of work.  Experience leading teams through continued agile growth and maturity a plus.

 

Position Responsibilities

 

  • Serve as team Primary Point of Contact for status on work on board, team capacity, and team blockers
  • Communicate with other management, developers, product managers and technical support specialists on product issues
  • Serve as liaison between technical and non-technical departments
  • Organize and facilitate Sprint sessions, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings with efficiency and motivation
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Maintain team documentations sites
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects / bugs
  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevents distractions
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empower the team to self-organize

 

Required Skills & Experience

 

  • Four-year college diploma or university degree in computer systems design or computer science, and/or 8 years equivalent work experience desired
  • 5+ years project management experience and 2+ years of Scrum Master experience
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Understanding of basic supply chain management principals
  • Understanding of organization’s development platform and languages, including Infor M3, Oracle Transportation Management
  • Scrum Master certification is highly desirable
  • Ability to understand technical issues

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2021


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