SENIOR SCRUM MASTER

uShip

Austin, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/09/2021
  • Website: uship.com
  • Company Address: 205 Brazos Street, Austin, TX, 78701

About uShip

uShip.com is the world’s largest and most trusted transportation marketplace primarily serving the freight, household goods and vehicle shipping markets. Consumers and businesses can compare and book upfront quotes, name their own price or receive auction style bids from over 225,000 customer-reviewed Transportation Service Providers, ranging from independent owner-operators to the largest freight carriers and brokers.

Job Description

JOB OVERVIEW
uShip is seeking a talented individual to join our Agility team as a full-time Senior Scrum Master. The uShip Agility Team is a part of the Engineering department, which is charged with helping to maintain, build and grow the uShip website and marketplace.  If you are a motivated and driven individual who understands servant leadership and wants to work in an energetic and entrepreneurial environment with outstanding career and growth opportunities, then this is the opportunity for you!


RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Servant leadership of our delivery teams 
  • Facilitating Scrum ceremonies and team meetings
  • Facilitate quarterly / strategic planning sessions and workshops
  • Coaching individuals and teams on Agile best practices
  • Removing impediments as quickly as possible
  • Resolving conflict to empower collaboration and self-sufficiency 
  • Protecting team(s) from negative influences
  • Tracking and evaluating team productivity AND health to make sure teams are setup for success
  • Working with Product Managers and Stakeholders to provide clear priorities that drive towards organizational goals while maximizing ROI
  • Working with Engineering Managers to identify and manage risks and dependencies associated with projects to ensure realistic expectations are set
  • Actively learns about uShip’s products and services
  • Continuing to learn and adopt Agile practices to grow and improve uShip’s success

REQUIREMENTS
  • Skilled servant leader
  • Great active listener
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Awesome facilitator
  • Highly self-motivated and disciplined
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Possess a high level of emotional intelligence
  • The drive to grow, learn 
  • Strong SDLC (software development life cycle) experience
  • Experience with quarterly / longterm planning or scaling frameworks
  • 5+ years with Agile/Scrum development processes
  • 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master
  • Internet savvy and well versed in running or using transaction based internet sites
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
  • Experience building solid working relationships with team members, leadership and stakeholders

WHY USHIP?
uShip offers big-company benefits in a small-ish sized company because we really value and are committed to our people. There are even some extras that will surprise you. 
  • 100% Paid Health and Dental available
  • 401(k) matching with no vesting
  • Stock Options
  • 100% paid maternity and paternity leave
  • uShip shipping credit ($750)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Monthly Wellness Reimbursements
  • Casual dress code
  • Dog-friendly 
  • So much more!

COMPANY OVERVIEW
uShip is the world’s first and largest shipping marketplace, making it quicker, easier, and more affordable to ship large or bulky items. Consumers and businesses can compare and book bids from hundreds of thousands of customer-reviewed transportation service providers, ranging from independent owner-operators to the largest freight carriers and brokers.  From cars to cranes and furniture to freight, our straightforward and transparent platform helps people, businesses, e-commerce sellers, and multinational logistics companies ship with greater speed and efficiency.  Customers save money and service providers make money using their empty cargo space – everyone wins!  

INCLUSIVITY IS KEY!
We welcome diversity in all its forms, and believe we’re better collaborators, strategizers, and thinkers because of it. We show pride in our community by giving back and working with local charities. uShip is an equal opportunity employer. We are inspired to find candidates who embody our Core Values. uShip prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, parental status, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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