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Agile Scrum Master

Wealth Enhancement Group

Wealth Enhancement Group

Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

Job Description:

About Wealth Enhancement Group

Wealth Enhancement Group is an independent wealth management firm offering comprehensive and customized financial planning and investment management services. Founded in 1997, we now have over 90 offices nationwide and are rapidly expanding through organic growth and acquisition.

Our mission is to work together to improve our clients’ lives by providing them with the team-based expertise and resources they need to simplify their financial life. We share perspectives. We explore every point of view. We believe the best ideas are born from collaboration. And we’re looking for like-minded individuals to join our team.

The Scrum Master is responsible for being the designated Servant Leader of a development team and is accountable for making and keeping development commitments and removing development impediments. You will work with an agile development team to discover business needs, assist in developing and clarifying product requirements, and ensure a timely and high-quality release of product improvements. We are seeking candidates who have a technical aptitude, are fascinated with the end product, and are truly interested in defining and delivering a better product. This opportunity will help create long-term value by playing a direct role in validating requirements, supporting user testing and troubleshooting, and working with business partners. This role can be performed remotely.

The salary target for this role is $90-100k; this position is eligible for an annual bonus.

We select our initial compensation target using national compensation survey data. When we make an offer, we then factor in things like tenure, performance, and geographic location to come up with the most accurate numbers. We encourage you to apply and provide us with your compensation expectations when you do. We’re big on open conversations, so, let’s have one.

Primary Job Functions

Scrum Master- Lead and support proactive adoption of agile process

  • Lead and schedule agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, scrum, demos, and retrospectives

  • Support collaboration/coordination between all roles and team members

  • Will be required to perform basic IT Business Analyst functions when efforts require

  • Includes: Documentation of IT Business Processes

Organization and Tracking – Utilize skills to manage product status and priorities

  • Manage Sprints through identified Release Plan

  • Establish, track and report on sprint productivity metrics (i.e., planned and completed stories)

  • Track Sprint Burndown, individual capacity, and milestones daily and reacting accordingly

  • Update and monitor Jira stories and tasks

  • Monitor and assist with sprint testing efforts (including test script creation and monitoring progress)

Team Support – Provide your team the opportunities and resources needed

  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization

  • Resolve conflicts and issues that the team faces

  • Escalate impediments that cannot be resolved

Subject Matter Expertise – Build expertise working with one of various product teams

  • Work with the IT Organization to understand and manage the backlog of user stories

  • Work with Scrum Team and internal stakeholders to influence and drive decision making and support organization product teams

Education | Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Technology or related

  • 2+ years in Technology

  • 2+ years BA, Development, or other related technology experience required

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

  • Experience with Agile development

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Familiarity with Salesforce and Jira

Comprehensive Benefits Offerings

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. You may participate in the following benefits & development opportunities:

  • Training and professional development

  • Medical and dental coverage

  • 401k – with match and profit sharing

  • Health care spending and savings accounts

  • Dependent care spending account

  • Vision coverage

  • Wellness programs and resources

  • Life insurance – employer paid

  • Short-term and long-term disability – employer paid

  • Paid Time Off

  • 10 paid holidays each year

  • Paid parental leave

  • Tuition reimbursement

Should you need reasonable accommodation when completing the application form or during the selection process, contact the Human Resources Department at 763-417-1700

Information provided on this application will be kept confidential and only be shared with those involved in the selection process.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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