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Senior Scrum Master - Specialist McKinsey
New York City, NY

McKinsey and Company is a management consulting firm serving commercial, government, and not-for-profit organizations.

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Job Description


* Bachelor's degree
* 4+ years of working experience with 3+ years of experience working with Agile methodologies as a Scrum Master in fast moving tech environments
* In-depth experience facilitating agile ceremonies and mentoring teams/individuals on agile values, design thinking, customer value, product management, etc.
* Strong experience on driving agile transformations from design to implementation
* Working knowledge and experience with several Agile methodologies: SCRUM, XP, Kanban, SAFe and fluid
* Working knowledge of best practices in user-centered design like user research, hypothesis-driven development, prototyping, usability testing
* Strong working knowledge of technical engineering best practices including test driven development, continuous integration, DevOps

Who You'll Work With

You'll join our office in New York as part of our Technology & Digital (T&D) team.

You will spend your time with intelligent, values-driven colleagues. You will be a member of highly collaborative team of experts/coaches who are adept at helping organizations become better at solving complex problems, combining business insight with world-class agile development practices. You will work closely with our agile transformation program team to enhance agility across our Technology and Digital (T&D) function. You'll work with T&D leaders, McKinsey business sponsors & stakeholders, and global product and service teams to help teams deliver breakthrough digital products and services and continuously improve.

Our office culture is casual, fun and social, with an emphasis on learning and having impact . We have the freedom to try new ideas, experiment and are expected to constantly learn and grow. There is also a strong emphasis on mentoring others, enabling them to grow and learn.

What You'll Do

Your goal will be to disrupt and improve the way Technology & Digital teams work by increasing organizational agility to produce dramatically better outcomes, more efficiently, while making sure T&D remains a great place to work and grow.

Your responsibilities will range from nurturing agility in our teams to shaping our broader transformation at an organizational level working across products and services for various functional and business domains. You will coach leaders and teams on a variety of agile related topics including; product management, design thinking, lean, engineering culture, and DevOps.

You will be influencing the overall mission and objectives of teams by focusing on customer values, coaching teams to embrace the right mindset in ways of working (cadence, ceremonies, tools), and on-boarding new teams with the set up of working processes. By anticipating and identifying impediments (systematic, behavioral, etc.) and working with the right owners to resolve them, you can monitor the teams outcomes and dynamics while assisting them in improving team performance and agile maturity.

Your strong Agile experience will propagate learning across various teams and help other members problem solve and enhance capabilities in the Agile Chapter. Your experience will also help with continuous development and improvement of methods (together with the rest of Agile Chapter) and it's day-to-day incorporation with the teams. Your strong soft skills will help build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.

In this role you will have the opportunity to coach teams on a variety of agile related topics including product management, design thinking, lean, engineering culture, and DevOps. Additionally, you'll work with the product and service teams as a "do-er".

McKinsey & Company is an equal opportunity employer.

About McKinsey

McKinsey and Company is a management consulting firm serving commercial, government, and not-for-profit organizations.

31364 employees

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