Scrum Master at EZ Texting
When was the last time you got a text message and didn’t read it? We’re guessing never. EZ Texting’s text marketing platform is revolutionizing how businesses communicate with a 98% open rate of all the messages we send out. We are passionate dreamers who believe that technology can make a meaningful difference to an organization's success. Located in the heart of Santa Monica, we've created a unique workspace that the Los Angeles Business Journal has named one of the Top 100 places to work in LA - for the last five years running and top 20 in 2019. Follow us on Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to find out why!
We are currently seeking a Scrum Master for our Santa Monica, Pasadena and Kiev offices. You will have the opportunity to shape the Agile culture across the company, coming up with innovative ways to meet challenges head on as we scale. We believe in the continued growth and development of our team. Lunch and learn talks from some of the top talent in the industry, health and wellness cooking demos and monthly chair massages help keep you engaged and focused. Check out our feature in Built In LA to learn more about our culture and perks. If you’re ready to manage large scale operation projects while building relationships across continents; this is the role for you.
Hit the ground running with your 2+ years of hands-on experience as a Certified Scrum Master. You will shape the Scrum culture by running all squad ceremonies and ensuring burn-downs and key metrics are healthy.
Deliver value to our customers quickly as you collaborate with the Product team on creating beautiful and shippable features in the form of user stories.
Focus on velocity and increasing the performance and predictability of your team.
Use your organizational wizardry to manage the product backlog making sure your squad always knows what’s next and can focus on building features that delight our customers.
Guide developers to grow in their career and performance. Help with making existing products the best in the industry and support the creation and migration to a new application architecture.
Be the first to see roadblocks and tackle the challenge head on by proactively monitoring proposed scope and prioritization changes.
Build relationships with C-level, VP and Directors as you prepare project reports for key stakeholders to provide updates on activities, deliverables, significant changes, risks and mitigation strategies.
Be on the ground floor of developing policy to optimize development process and create project management best practices. We are growing and you will have a huge opportunity to shape the process that sets us up for this next big growth phase.
BS/MS Degree or equivalent - Whether you come from a traditional or non traditional background in tech, we welcome the opportunity to speak with you.
2+ years of hands-on experience in an Agile/Scrum environment as Scrum Master
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification
Proficiency with JIRA, Confluence, Rally or similar tool - Global teams mean communication is key.
Experience working in a distributed workforce with cross-functional project teams in other countries/time zones during the development and implementation of major initiatives - One of the best things about EZ Texting is the opportunity to work with our highly talented Kiev devs as well as our US teams.
Great attention to detail - You are in many ways the nerve center of the squad and our go to for information.
Master communicator - Ability to effectively communicate plans, progress, risks, expectations, and technical issues to project stakeholders including product owners, team members, and customer support teams.
We’re growing so you will need the ability to work in a fast-paced environment multitasking on multiple projects.
Strong Proficiency in the English language: Written and Verbal
Hours may vary based on project needs. Working hours will align with U.S. and/or Kiev hours.
Experience with SaaS/Cloud application development
Fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life for self (50% for family)
Paid Vacation + 5 Personal Choice Days
Unlimited sick leave
Amazing culture and coworkers.
Many other perks to help with work life balance.