Nisum is a leading global digital commerce firm headquartered in California,
with services spanning digital strategy and transformation, insights and
analytics, blockchain, business agility, and custom software development.
Founded in 2000 with the customer-centric motto “ Building Success Together®
,” Nisum has grown to over 1,800 professionals across the United States,
Chile,Colombia, India, Pakistan and Canada. A preferred advisor to leading
Fortune 500 brands, Nisum enables clients to achieve direct business growth by
building the advanced technology they need to reach end customers in today's
world, with immersive and seamless experiences across digital and physical
The Scrum Master ensures the product team delivers its commitments to our
business partners. This role works lock step with our Product Management Team
by diligently following the scrum framework to ensure the Scrum Capability
Owner has prepared backlogs that are prioritized and groomed, the team has
estimated the sprint ahead, the active sprint has strong support on any
impediments, and the team is able to rely on the scrum framework to guide the
cadence of the product model. The ScrumMaster constantly seeks ways to improve
the team to get faster, tighter, stronger, and better. This role will
facilitate a continuous improvement culture.
What You'll Do
Create and manage budgets and report on budget and status to the business
stakeholders, PMO, program & technology management, and multiple cross-
Collaborate with the Scrum Capability Owner to ensure the team's sprint
backlog is filled with comprehensive user stories that are balanced across
task types. Lead a self-organized group that you garner respect.
Roll up your sleeves to solve problems creatively and tackle impediments
with your team.
Communicate constantly with relevant information that others may act on or
Demonstrate the value of scrum principles to members of the team.
Assert yourself as a voice of reason to ensure Agile concepts and
principles are adhered to.
Make decisions when the going gets tough and facilitate decision-making
moments for others.
Provide rationale and state assumptions to validate those tough decisions.
Address and facilitate conflict, at the moment, with diplomacy and poise
or elevate issues to management.
Energize the team with a positive attitude.
Continually seek to improve the team's velocity and growth while
constantly seeking to improve your own craft.
Empower the team to be self-organized yet structured around the scrum
framework and best practices.
Provide clear visibility into progress to the product owner and program
Know when issues or risks need to be escalated and can escalate
effectively, providing options to move forwards.
Hold an attitude of transparency to grow trust from stakeholders,
partners, and team members.
Adapt, pivot, and change direction based on product owner direction and
Convey and illustrate the fundamentals of iterative development.
Understand the fundamentals of software development processes and
Commit the team to deliver the features of the sprint and check the pulse
of this commitment at each team stand-up.
Manage backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.
Highlight best practices, industry standards, and Agile principles where
guidance is needed.
Radiate information helps with the moving parts of integrating the team,
the initiatives, the systems, and the organization.
What You Know
4+ years of Scrum master/project manager role and experience ideally in
Experience with retail and roll-out of new technologies, hardware, and
Experience working in agile development including tools like JIRA,
Confluence, and others.
Experience managing project budgets of more than $1M.
Strong communication skills, team management , and building relationships
across cross-functional teams.
Core understanding of software development.
2 or more years of experience managing remote teams.
Nice to have first-level scrum training (Certified Scrum Master).
Demonstrated expertise in instilling a continuous improvement culture.
Bachelor's Degree in IT, Business, or a related field.
Certified Scrum Master
In addition to competitive salaries and benefits packages, Nisum US offers
its employees some unique and fun extras:
Professional Development - We offer in-house technical training and
professional learning programs aimed at developing skills across a broad
spectrum of topics such as technology, leadership, role-based training,
and process expertise. We also offer an annual stipend for employees to
attend external courses in order to maintain professional certifications
Health & Wellness Benefits - We believe that your health and welfare
are important, and we strive to ensure that you have affordable options
available to you, including some plans that are subsidized for employees
and their families by up to 90%. We also have dental and vision plans in
the US where Nisum pays 100% of premiums for employees
Volunteerism Pay - We believe in giving back and in the US, our
employees are eligible for up to 40 hours of paid time off each year to
volunteer towards the causes that they are most passionate about. This is
in addition to personal PTO and paid holidays
Additional Benefits - We offer all the other important benefits to
keep employees and their families healthy and financially secure, such as
401(k) retirement savings with a company match, pre-tax parking and
transit programs, disability insurance, and Basic Life/AD&D, alongside
exclusive employee discounts on a wide variety of products and services
$110-135K per year
Nisum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are proud of our ongoing efforts
to foster diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
More Information on Nisum
Nisum operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Brea, CA
and Fremont, CA. Nisum was founded in 2000. It has 1508 total employees. It
offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA),
Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance
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