Scrum Master, Content & Editorial

EVERFI

Washington, DC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 03/13/2021
  • Website: everfi.com
  • Company Address: 3299 K Street NW Fourth Floor, Washington, DC, 20007

About EVERFI

EverFi is a leading education technology company focused in the “off-curriculum” space. EverFi’s programs will be used in over 2,000 high schools in 47 states across the country this year. EverFi’s partners include some of the largest Fortune 500 corporations and leading foundations in the world .

Job Description

EVERFI is the leading education technology innovator that provides learners of all ages education for the real world through scalable digital learning platforms. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified millions of learners with thousands of partners across 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. EVERFI is an industry convener that builds Networks that tackle the toughest social issues. These Networks include the Prescription Drug Safety Network, Campus Prevention Network, and the Financial Capability Network. Some of America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, Advance Publications, Rethink Education and Rethink Impact. To learn more about EVERFI visit everfi.com or follow us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn or Twitter @EVERFI.

The Scrum Master is responsible for resource planning, process improvement, and overall team metric tracking and reporting for our content & editorial team within product development.  The Scrum Master supports the project management teams throughout all phases of the product development process, balancing the art and science of agile project management. In this capacity, the Scrum Master assists with building a foundation for product excellence by backing product strategy with metrics, infrastructure, business processes, best practices, and reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Support functional lead in resource forecasting and allocation on sprints and for regular operations
  • Improve resource utilization and increase efficiencies across a given focus area by closely collaborating with functional leads
  • Identify and apply efficiencies in project timelines
  • Monitor and share regular reports on key metrics with functional team
  • Create and triage tickets for functional tasks within builds
  • Incorporate best practices into, and maintain key process documentation for functional teams
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholder teams to ensure cross-project consistency
  • Improve and ensure adherence to product development process across given function
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years of product operations or similar experience
  • Deep understanding of product operations
  • Ability to make data driven decisions
  • Ability to build strong cross-functional relationships
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Superior written and oral communication skills, including experience in high-level business discussions
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical thinking skills 
  • Experience with software project management tool preferred (Google Suite, Jira, and Tempo preferred)

Work-life, culture, & perks:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus potential
  • 401k program and equity plan
  • Comprehensive health care and excellent parental leave benefits
  • Flexible PTO and generous holiday schedule
  • Casual work environment
  • Annual company-wide retreat
  • Opportunity to work with talented people who have fun in the workplace

Company Values:

We’re looking for future team members who are energized and inspired by our values, as well as people who bring new backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. At EVERFI, our eight core values are an active part of everything we do:

  • Relationships First
  • Demand Excellence
  • Embrace Diversity of Thought & Drive Change
  • Act Like an Owner
  • Always Show Up
  • Share the Credit
  • Require Honest & Positivity
  • Always Ask: “Did I Matter Today?”

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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