Senior Scrum Master at HotSchedules, Now Powered by Fourth
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The New Tech for Restaurant and Hospitality
HotSchedules Now Powered by Fourth is the first global cloud-based intelligent back office platform in the restaurant and hospitality. We’re no ordinary software company! We pride ourselves on the culture we have created and work hard to ensure this is never compromised. This is a place where our people want to work; where they enjoy and develop in their roles; where our people pull together to work as a team and ultimately be a company we are all proud to be a part of.
By developing innovative products, building relationships with our customers and enabling great careers; we are focused on building lifetime loyalty with our customers and each other. The vast majority of us have worked within the industry; we believe we need to be passionate about and have experienced the industry in order to help our customers grow their businesses successfully.
When recruiting, we look for those who want to join our journey; those who want to be a part of our personality and culture; those who are professional; have energy, enthusiasm, and ambition, are entrepreneurial and those who can show they can live by our company values each day. Working at Fourth + HotSchedules provides an opportunity to build a successful career where our people develop and grow in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
Reporting to the Director, Agile Delivery our Senior Scrum Master will play a key role in our quest to form a world class delivery function. As our first Scrum Master hired in Austin, an in-depth knowledge of and extensive experience in practicing Lean and Agile methods will be essential as you will be responsible for ensuring that Scrum is implemented effectively, consistently applied and constantly refined to enable the efficient delivery of quality software. Initially you will be working across four teams of varying sizes, some of which are new to Scrum.
We have established a strong Agile identity and community at Fourth, through collaboration with our Agile Practitioners across the globe you will work to establish and strengthen this in Austin.
As a senior team member, you will be expected to demonstrate Lean-Agile Leadership always! You’ll work with all
key stakeholders to ensure the impetus and understanding needed to drive Agile adoption are present, holding
workshops, steering and coaching sessions to educate or encourage where required.
We are searching for someone who…
•Is an experienced, assertive yet versatile servant leader who is emotionally mature, self-aware and supportive. Good listening skills, empathy, optimism and resilience are a must.
•Is innovative and flexible with a passion for Continuous Improvement, that looks for and understands marginal gains, and takes every opportunity to improve processes and performances.
•Can demonstrate proven ability to empower and motivate their teams in order to bring about successful change.
•Is a natural facilitator adept at working with diverse and technically strong teams.
•Has excellent communication skills and an ability to manage and resolve conflict. You need be able to shield the team from outside distractions and keep the team focused on quality, ensuring value is continually delivered.
•Has experience working with senior stakeholders i.e. Product Management at delivery organizations with shared dependencies across multiple work streams.
•Has extensive experience of working with Agile environment with knowledge Lean-Agile principles and methodologies.
•Has experience running Scrum and Kanban for multi-disciplinary teams.
•Can demonstrate experience and application of end to end Agile Delivery Process.
•Has the ability to manage dependencies across work streams, align teams to common priorities and remove impediments to progress and ensure successful project delivery.
•Has experience of identifying, managing and helping to mitigate project issues and risks.
•Has a proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across departments.
•Is technically astute with ability to demonstrate a good understanding of the SDLC and Dev Ops software development practices.
•Demonstrates a passion to deliver high quality solutions on time and within budget.
•Is a member of the Agile community that is driven to continuously improve themselves and their environment too.
•Is an excellent communicator, who is great at building rapport and good guiding decision-making. You know how to win the hearts and minds of the team members and forging trusting relationships.
In July 2019 Fourth joined forces with HotSchedules to become the global leader in end-to-end restaurant and hospitality management technology solutions. Together, the merged company now represents the world’s largest and only provider of end-to-end restaurant and hospitality management solutions for customers across the globe and of all sizes—from a single location or franchisee restaurant to a global restaurant or hotel chain. The combined company’s complete software-as-service (SaaS) solution suite including: scheduling, time & attendance, applicant tracking, training, inventory management / procurement, HR / benefits and payroll services now serves customers in 120,000 locations worldwide and is supported by a dedicated, unified team across offices in the US, UK, Bulgaria, China, Australia and UAE."
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, age, national origin, military status, religion, or disability or any other legally protected status.
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