Principal Scrum Master - Norton Engineering
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is the global leader in cyber security. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.
We make the world a safer place by helping people, businesses and governments protect and manage their information, so they can focus on achieving their goals.
Who we are:
Relentlessly protect Norton users from bad guys. Across the globe, we combine our talents, our brains, and our creative energy to reinforce our place as a world-class technical community. In the Norton Business Unit, you will have the opportunity to be a part of this global team of security and product engineers working to deliver world class Norton Security products with over 100 millions end-points. Our division is at the center point of the creating technologies to protect user devices and data from bad guys. These technologies are being built for Mac, Mobile and PC platforms.
We're looking for a Scrum Master who is passionate about coaching teams and evangelizing Scrum and agile principles throughout the company. Our teams adhere to the entire Scrum framework, including all roles and ceremonies. The ideal Scrum Master will have the experience and excitement to continuously improve the way we develop and deliver Norton Security worldwide.
- Act as Scrum Master for one to three teams, providing a learning environment to deliver business value and embodying servant leadership.
- Develop a deep understanding of our product offering and vision to guide our teams.
- Challenge, coach, and guide the organization using agile and lean principles.
- Emphasize code quality through small, focused user stories.
- Experiment with and integrate processes and tools that encourage continuous improvement.
- Create metrics to provide teams and the organization with relevant feedback.
Servant Leader - Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done. Communicative and social – Must be able to communicate well with teams.
Facilitative – Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team.
Assertive – Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls. Situationally
Aware – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to product owner.
Enthusiastic – Must be high-energy!
Continual improvement – Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team.
Conflict resolution – Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches.
Attitude of empowerment – Must be able to lead a team to self-organization.
Attitude of transparency – Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust.
Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Understand fundamentals of iterative development. Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, practices, and rules. Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise. Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures. Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team. Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics. Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.
- Bachelor or Master's degree, or equivalent work experience.
- At least 5+ year’s work experience in the Scrum Master role.
- Other Certifications: CSP, CSPO, SAFe-SA / SPC, PMP, ACP.
- Jira Confluence experience a plus.
- A passion for quality.
Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.