Help us foster great, autonomous teams who own their work. Serve as the Scrum Master for one or two Scrum Teams. Coach Development Teams and the broader organization (1) to maximize the value created by the Scrum Teams and (2) on highly effective inspection and adaption practices. Be an active participant in Net Health’s Scrum Master community.
Essential Job Functions:
The Scrum Master serves the Product Owner in several ways, including:
Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible;
Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management;
Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items;
Understanding product planning in an empirical environment;
Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value;
Understanding and practicing agility; and,
Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed.
The Scrum Master serves the Development Team in several ways, including:
Coaching the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality;
Helping the Development Team to create high-value products;
Removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress;
Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed; and,
Coaching the Development Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood.
The Scrum Master serves the organization in several ways, including:
Leading and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption;
Planning Scrum implementations within the organization;
Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development;
Causing change that increases the productivity of the Scrum Team; and,
Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
Skills/Experience We Value
Scrum Master certification (PSM I)
2+ years of experience serving in the role of Scrum Master for a Development Team
3-5 years of software product development experience
Extreme professional transparency in everything you do
Evidence of skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
The ability to distinguish between what "is Scrum" what is "not Scrum"
Excellent communication and mentoring skills
Scaled Professional Scrum Certification (SPS)
Advanced Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, PST)
5+ years of experience serving in the role of Scrum Master for a Development Team
Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self study, etc.
Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Nexus, LeSS, SAFe, Crystal, FDD, etc
Experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing
Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
Previous experience as a collaborative leader
Previous industry experience in a healthcare environment
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
EEO Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Internal Number: SCRUM01236
About Net Health Systems, Inc.
Net Health is the leader in software solutions for specialized outpatient care. Known for being Experts in The Art of the Right Fit™, our fully interoperable EHR solutions serve eight medical specialty markets. Offering clients an end-to-end solution that includes practice management tools, clinical workflow documentation, revenue cycle management, and analytics, Net Health serves healthcare professionals in 3,000 urgent care, wound care, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, occupational medicine, employee health, and workplace medicine facilities. Many of the biggest names in health care use Net Health products and services every day because we’re committed to strengthening patient care, outcomes, and facility performance.
Net Health has corporate offices in Pittsburgh, PA (headquarters), Altoona, PA, and Nashville, TN. Collectively, we are innovative in the way we think, compete, collaborate, and act. We believe in stretching experiences, inspiring environments, and creating beautiful output for clients and employees. Nationally, we're proud to be a member of the Inc. 5000 honor roll, having made their list of fastest growing private companies f...ive times (most recently this year). Our employees' feedback earned us a coveted spot on Modern Healthcare magazine's 2014 Best Places to Work list. Regionally, we've been named among the Best Places to work in both Pennsylvania and Nashville. Employees are here to grow—professionally, personally, and in our communities.