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Scrum Master

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 86

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Position Summary

Provide servant-leadership and mentorship to a cross-functional agile team. Apply Lean/Agile principles and frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Kanban Method and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)) to guide and serve teams that deliver technology solutions. Drive adherence to PPMO quality standards. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Facilitate team organization and ceremonies (e.g., sprint planning, daily scrums/stand-ups, sprint/iteration reviews/demos and retrospectives)
  • Promote Agile values/principles, such as collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and transparency
  • Identify and remove any impediments/distractions that interfere with the team's ability to deliver against their commitments
  • Facilitate the creation and adoption of working agreements and definitions of done, including the use of appropriate tools, standards and best practices
  • Ensure the Kroger Technology team tracks and communicates team progress and metrics to the appropriate audiences
  • Facilitate and enable an environment of collaboration and creativity, and empower the team to self-organize around achieving their commitments
  • Support/empower the Kroger Technology team to make appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
  • Challenge and enable the Kroger Technology team to continuously improve through intentional Lean and data driven inspect and adapt cycles (retrospectives)
  • Protect the Kroger Technology team from uncontrolled injection of work, and ensure changes are evaluated/intentional
  • Promote quality practices to ensure components, services and applications delivered by the Kroger Technology team meet performance expectations, allow for graceful degradation and are appropriately scalable (vertical or horizontal) for Kroger's expected growth pattern
  • Escalate associate problems to the team lead/management
  • Ensure that Kroger application lifecycle management tools accurately reflect progress, knowledge and the state of the Kroger Technology teams' efforts
  • Travel independently up to 10%
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Any prior project team experience
  • Any experience in problem solving and strong organizational skills
  • Any experience in team motivation and delegation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization
  • Proven track record of delivering objectives on time and within budget
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Scrum Master certification, Professional Scrum Master certification
  • Any knowledge and practical experience of the Lean methodology, principles and tools
  • Bachelor's Degree in a business or technology-related program
  • Education Level: None
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
    Shift(s): [[mfield4]]


     

    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

     

    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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