Senior Scrum Master

Country Financial   •  

Bloomington, IL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 34 days ago

COUNTRY Financial is seeking a Senior Scrum Master to lead efforts within COUNTRY Financials Life/Health Administration Development organization. You will partner with our Life/Health business area, IT, vendors and integrators to successfully implement Life and Investment Services solutions. We are underway with moving business products and systems to a modern platform and this is a great opportunity to manage some major initiatives to meet our corporate objectives.

Our Scrum Masters work within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to ensure timely delivery of business functionality. Some efforts may be managed outside of the Scaled Agile Framework using traditional SDLC processes. In this role, you will also serve as a liaison between technical and nontechnical areas to effectively manage expectations, scope, schedule and budget to ensure targets are met. In addition, the Scrum Master will keep leadership informed of key issues that may impact project completion, budget, or other results. 
 

Responsibilities:

  • Creates, manages and executes project/program plans.
  • Builds strong working relationships with team members, vendors/contractors, business and ITS partners to aide in effective execution.
  • Ensures the establishment of scope and priorities, management of risks/issues/dependencies, implementation of solutions, and change management activities.
  • Ability to manage and track budget and budget variance.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Life and Health Insurance experience.
  • Investment Services experience.
  • Experience operating as part of an Agile team (Scaled Agile Framework experience is a plus). 

Required Qualifications:

  • Typically requires:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 12 years of experience in information technology or project management OR,
  • Master's degree and at least 8 years of experience in information technology or project management OR,
  • At least 14 years of experience in information technology or project management
  • And 2 years of lead experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal office environment.
  • Work may extend beyond normal business hours as business needs dictate. 

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