Aetna SCRUM Master in Burlington, Massachusetts
Req ID: 51296BR
Aetna Consumer Health & Products (CHP) mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and a best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetnas digital strategy and all digital products ; as well as the development roadmap and execution of the roadmap. A key part of this team is to build an integrated platform and underlying products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.
Aetna Digital is looking for an IT Scrum Master who will be responsible for developing an agile based SDLC/APLC for a new development organization for a project team consisting of development resources in an implementation of large, complex technology and business oriented project. They will also be responsible for the coaching/mentoring of existing development managers/leads on this methodology as it is implemented and used during the project development life cycle
Develop agile based SDLC/APLC for new software development organization creating necessary standards, tools and best practices in a clearly document form. Participate and support initial development pilots during the initial phases of the project. Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress Maintain process documentation Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs. Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice Support the development managers and project leads as necessary Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution Empower the teams to self-organize Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters Adapting project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout pilot projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.
5+ years as a scrum master running agile teams Agile certification Excellent team player and team builder Ability to work with minimal supervision in a very dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 6% of your 401(k) contributions!
Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO
Gym / Showers
A top of the line MacBook Pro
Free Parking (Burlington, MA office)
Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Friday lunches, etc.
$200/yr towards wellness - gym membership, fitbit, treadmill
Up-to 5K a year toward tuition reimbursement
Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.
We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.
Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.
Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.
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Job Function: Information Technology