Location: Corporate Headquarters located in the Clear Lake area
Schedule: Full Time
In everything we do, we are building and growing the most comprehensive global community of professional business aviation resources to deliver on our shared purpose – the success of our clients’ trips. By equipping our employees to succeed, we will innovate, problem solve, and achieve excellence in all aspects of trip management to help our clients reduce their operating risks. By helping our clients achieve successful missions, we move organizations that then move the world.
The Scrum Master will be part of a product team responsible for the ongoing design, development, and maintenance of highly visible web and mobile applications used by internal and external clients. The Scrum Master will be responsible for supporting the coordination and facilitation of an Agile Software Development process for a development team working across multiple teams throughout the entire development lifecycle, including planning, testing, and release management.
Assist with documenting product visions and user stories including validation criteria according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously and concisely.
Facilitate backlog grooming and assist with product release planning.
Facilitate design and development team decision making through the scrum process and eliminate impediments to team progress.
Coordinate with stakeholders to define version control for upcoming releases and production deployments; communicate status of code build and health to team and stakeholders.
Lead project team through identifying and managing risk and the resolution of issues; collaborate and solve problems together with peer Scrum Masters and development teams.
Facilitate daily standups, sprint planning meetings and sprint reviews and retrospectives; perform daily audits of team resources.
Identifies and requests project team members to take on tasks and responsibilities. Direct, evaluate and coordinate activities of project team members. Serves as a mentor and leader of project teams.
Assists with aligning scope of work and project plans, which identify needs and define major tasks and milestones based on scope, resources, and budget.
· Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related technical discipline
· 2+ years experience
· Team Player with strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
· Preferred Experience with Slack, HipChat, Jira and/or Rally
Universal offers an outstanding compensation and benefit package