15 days old

Scrum Master (Agile Project Mgr)

Durham, NC 27709
  • Job Code

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM believes in progress that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. We strive to put the client first, share expertise, and restlessly reinvent to build innovative solutions for our customers. We embrace diversity and value what individuals add to our culture. Our global teams solution complex problems through teamwork, invention, and iteration to create original ideas that drive technology and society forward.

As an Iteration Manager, you will be integral to the invention and innovation process. You will be a servant-leader supporting development teams that are creating exciting solutions that change the way both IBMers and IBM clients work. You'll work in a collaborative, welcoming environment where new ideas drive technological transformation through Agile ways of working. We work in small, cross-functional teams with big goals, so you will need to be adaptive, adept at clear communication and a natural leader. We strive to produce scalable solutions, so you will need to understand technical concepts and know how to drive repeatable, detail oriented processes within a team.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
Above all, we value curiosity, teamwork, and a desire to learn. We are confident that if you possess the right attitude, work ethic, and skill set that you could succeed in the role.
  • Experience coaching teams in effective use of Scrum events: Daily Scrum, Backlog Review, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demo and Retrospective.
  • Ability to resolve conflict with a continual focus on the Scrum values of openness, honesty, commitment, courage, and respect.
  • Adept at identifying and removing impediments slowing the Development team down, as well as shielding the team from external interruptions and distractions.
  • Experience assessing squad Agile maturity and coaching teams toward constant self-evaluation and improvement at a sustainable pace.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills - you will need to work with Product Owners and stakeholders to help manage backlog and plan deliverables that add business value
  • Experience working with modern project planning and collaboration tools

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent practical experience
Exposure to development of cloud-based enterprise systems with a significant number of users
Experience and knowledge of user facilitation techniques
Experience leading Design thinking methods to understand personas and develop great user design
Higher level of agile project management certification a plus


About Business Unit

Your Life @ IBM

About IBM

Location Statement

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-08-10 Expires: 2019-09-09

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Scrum Master (Agile Project Mgr)

Durham, NC 27709

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast