Scrum Master

| Austin

Are you a Scrum Master who can inspire teams and individuals to unite around a common goal, while being a true facilitator of Agile for your Scrum Teams? Are you a champion for process improvement, reflecting and iterating to make things better as you go? Are you interested in applying your skills to help nonprofits and public-sector organizations change lives and better their communities? If so, keep reading! 

Responsibilities include:

  • Guide 2 teams and the PD organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values.
  • Facilitate effective Scrum Team rituals (daily standups, retrospectives, sprint planning sessions, and sprint reviews). Often times these rituals require challenging discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Influence without authority to enforce best practices, processes and commitments to quality releases.
  • Assist the Discovery Team with backlog grooming, and coordinate team acceptance of Definition of Ready for each User Story.
  • Ensure triage process is in place according to our guidelines and is consistently adhered to on your Scrum Teams.
  • Communicate with the Discovery Team and PMO on matters such as Sprint and/or Scrum Team Risks and Roadblocks. Offer mitigation strategies and resolve within the team whenever possible.
  • Protect the current sprint. Ensure the team has the resources they need, are communicating well, and are protected from distractions and interruptions. Keep sprint goals clear and visible to teams.
  • Promote quality standards and ensure Scrum Team work meets quality goals. Ensure the team manages their Definition of Done.
  • Build a Scrum Master Community with other Scrum Masters and PMO by sharing lessons learned, best practices, and participating in group discussions and trainings. 

Support Program Management Office by promoting data health within the team, and taking on projects relating to process improvement, increasing collaboration/communication, and reporting.

  • 2+ years of Scrum Master experience.
  • Strong communicator – must be able to clearly articulate expectations and facilitate team discussions.
  • Self-starter who can find a way forward even when the path is unclear. Has can-do attitude with a demonstrated ability to get things done under minimal supervision.
  • Understand fundamentals of software development processes and procedures. Strives for efficiency and looks for ways to improve process.
  • Understand fundamentals of iterative development.
  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.
  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team.

Why We're Awesome

At Social Solutions, we're mission focused and results oriented! We're a diverse team of innovators, creatives, and digital architects that come together to help organizations transform lives. Social Solutions' software (SaaS) helps some of the most vulnerable human beings in our society. Our software for Nonprofits allows them to spend less time on compliance and more time on ensuring the effectiveness of their service programs for the people who rely on them. Since our software was designed by direct service works for direct service providers, it also helps them to demonstrate impact to stakeholders.

What You'll Get

  • Amazing coworkers
  • 100% employer paid benefits for employees
  • Flexible PTO
  • 8 hours per quarter of volunteer time
  • Company sponsored events and happy hours
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • That's not all, folks! 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • ZendFrameworks
    • TrustRadiusAnalytics
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • DrawloopCRM
    • TenfoldCRM
    • DocuSignCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

10801 North Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX 78759
10801 North Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX 78759

Insider's spotlight

How does your team reward individual success?

Leadership recognizes hard work and talent and rewards their top performing employees - I've been promoted, named "Rookie of the Year", and been placed into a program to accelerate my growth even further with my other high potential colleagues.

Joel

Software Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

I joined Social Solutions Global to work on updating and innovating a key part of the product offering. My team is handling the inefficiency of developing for parallel monoliths by introducing cutting edge tools and cloud scaling. The technical potential will enable great rewards for our clients!

Chris

Software Developer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since joining Social Solutions, I’ve been pushed to learn & develop faster than in any previous role. I was paired with a mentor to guide my development and make sure I was focusing on the right areas. This lead to my promotion into a team lead role where I’m being tasked with managing a team while continuing to thrive in my day-to-day duties.”

Michael

Team Lead, Renewals

What is your vision for the company?

As the leading provider of outcomes software to the philanthropic community, we are changing the way that data and analytics are used. We're able to do this because we hire smart and passionate employees. We envision a world where organizations can see their impact in real time, and can take action on those insights to transform human lives.

Kristin

CEO

What does career growth look like on your team?

My favorite part of working at Social Solutions is that I get to stay connected to my nonprofit roots while working at a rapidly growing tech company. There’s so much room for professional growth and promotion which is highly motivating!”

Sarah

Mission Sales Specialist

What are Social Solutions Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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