Southern California Edison Scrum Master in Rosemead, California

Job Description

You’re a special breed. You embrace challenges and want to make a difference. You want to make the world a better place as a result of your work.

You’re part wrangler, part soothsayer. You understand business and its strategic problems.  You ask the right questions. You know how to use cutting edge technology along with Agile methodologies to solve problems. And you want your work to make a difference in the world.

You will know how to use your unique gifts to help one of the largest energy companies in the country create a pathway to fight climate change and improve air quality.

The job …

The Scrum Master will lead new product development on multiple Scrum teams as part of SCE’s Digital Center of Excellence with the goal of disruptive innovation through design thinking and agile based methodologies, coupled with advanced technology platforms.  

This individual must be able to on-board quickly and determine the state of their team and lead them from the inception through deployment phases.  Candidate must be able to establish goals and a create plans for their scrum teams and help drive the team towards achieving those goals as a servant leader. The individual will work daily with Product Owners, Developers, Program Managers, QA team and business and IT stakeholders.

Detailed stuff you will be doing …

  • Understand key business objectives and strategy of the product, and be able to communicate this to the team 

  • Helps track metrics (inputs, outputs, and outcomes) for Scrum teams; monitors these on an ongoing basis 

  • Facilitate process of deciding which stories will be included in each sprint through understanding team’s velocity and story scope and size 

  • Help team members select which stories they will work on 

  • Manage progress by facilitating Agile ceremonies and helping team members overcome roadblocks 

  • Facilitate process of working with Experience Owner/Agile Product Owner and team to re-balance and re-prioritize work within a sprint  

  • Protect Scrum team from distractions and interruptions by people outside the team 

  • Manage burndowns and other documentation to oversee progress in each sprint 

  • Understand technology roadmap and help team fit their work into this roadmap, where applicable 

  • Coordinate sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and review/retrospective sessions with rest of employees

  • Provide visibility into progress by maintaining HP ALM Octane, burndown charts, velocity analysis, etc. 

Qualifications

Qualifications you need …

You possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems and Seven (7) or more years of experience in technical project management. You have a Scrum master certification and three (3) years of hands-on experience as a Scrum master. You have hands-on experience with agile technologies and tools – HP ALM Octane preferred and have a basic understanding of DevOps technologies and tools, e.g., Jenkins, GitHub.

Whew, that’s a lot, huh? We weren’t kidding when we said you were a special breed J

Other stuff you should also have …

  • Graduate Degree in Business, Leadership, or relevant technical discipline. 

  • Experience with mobile app development, advanced analytics, and/or robotic process automation 

  • Experience in industrial enterprises with large represented field personnel – utilities preferred 

Passionate: You love creating intuitive and beautiful user experiences that exceed the needs of your users 

Empathic: You show great empathy for your audience and are experienced in Design Thinking/User Centered Design practices 

Participating: You love working with a team and are eager to collaborate with business colleagues to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges 

Flexible: You are deliberate about your design approach, and you rely on feedback from the team and users to ideate and improve on your designs 

Confident: You love creating advanced designs and prototypes and ensure they are validated throughout each step 

Life-learner: You take pride in learning, as well as sharing what you know with your teammates 

You should know …

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship. 

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

  • We offer a competitive Total Rewards Package that includes things like a wide selection of health plans, preventative health reimbursement, 401(k) savings plan with company match and automatic company contributions, tuition reimbursement, professional development, volunteer programs, employee assistance program, electric service discount, and many more perks!

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.