Scrum Master in Raleigh, NC at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Scrum Master, you will be the team cheerleader/coach driven to do whatever you can to help the team succeed. Royal Caribbean is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and highly organized individual who thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. You’ll help establish team metrics such as capacity and throughput so you can track sprint progress and help drive teams to meet their sprint goals. You are well-spoken and a natural leader who enjoys building relationships. You thrive on big challenges and bring high energy and enthusiasm to make things happen and achieve results.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively serve and support the Product Owner and Delivery Team in their quest to consistently meet sprint goals
  • Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution as needed to make sure the team stays aligned and focused on the highest priority
  • Guide the Scrum Team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Assess the scrum maturity of the team and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is welcome, sustainable and comfortable for the team
  • Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right people help remove the blocker¿ 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
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and cascading information
  • Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile.
  • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog





Job Requirements


  • Previous experience working on software and/or mobile app development projects
  • Previous project management experience, preferred
  • Strong knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum strongly preferred
  • Strong technical acumen and knowledge of software development processes/procedures and ability to connect the dots between different technical tracks
  • Must be comfortable presenting in front of an audience of peers and/or senior executives
  • A strong leader and collaborator within the team, as well as with other teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including strong presentation skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, start-up like environment on mobile app or IT platform development
  • Energetic self-starter who can take initiative, figure things out and lead through influence rather than direct control
  • Leads through inquiry rather than advocacy


Office work environment. Occasionally, might visit ships.

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment


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