1+ months

Scrum Master

Framingham, MA 01701

The Staples US Retail team is transforming our Stores into the definitive Working & Learning destination for local communities. In support of these efforts, we are designing and building a new and differentiating brand and a digital experience that is mobile-first and focused on activating and engaging the local communities surrounding our Stores. If you enjoy driving market disruption and comfortable challenging norms, then this may very well be the opportunity that you have been looking for Traditional Digital & eCommerce Mindsets Need Not Apply.

**What this position is all about:**

We are seeking an experienced Scrum Master that will facilitate the delivery of our new digital experience. This is an opportunity to make a difference and build a digital platform from the ground up and without the shackles of technical or business constraints of an established brand


+ Ownership and management of all agile ceremonies including sprint planning, backlog grooming, standups, and retrospectives.

+ Drive daily progress working closely with the technical team, removing impediments and escalating issues as needed

+ Coach, mentor, and closely collaborate with the technical team; ensure knowledge and practices are consistently shared and applied across the team

+ Facilitate collaboration and communications between the technical team as well as cross-functional stakeholders such as security, store operations, marketing, and others

+ Work closely with Product and Technical leadership in managing prioritization and assignment of work

+ Respectfully challenge effort estimates to ensure that options and implications are consistently considered

+ Drive continual improvement through diligent tracking, measurement and reporting of progress

+ Maintain a strong commitment and a sense of urgency to meet and exceed agreed upon sprint and overall delivery objectives


**Qualifications (You are.):**

+ Well versed in the real-life application of agile delivery methods

+ Passionate about disciplined execution of agile methods and practices

+ A result oriented, accountable leader who is comfortable making trade-off decisions independently, but also savvy enough to know when alignment, visibility and confirmation is required

+ A highly collaborative team leader and a natural coach who always puts the team and its members first, by understanding the needs of the team and getting the best out of each member.

+ Comfortable leading a mixed team of cross-functional and external resources

+ Capable of facilitating technology related discussions in the context of desired business outcomes

+ Highly sensitive to privacy and information security, and their implications on the use of data.

+ Somebody who has continuously progressed in their career and held similar roles for 5+ years in a digital context

+ A university graduate who possesses a relevant degree or an equivalent level of real-life experience.

**We Offer:**

+ 401(k) plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, short-term disability, and many more benefits

+ A generous amount of paid time off

+ On-site, discounted childcare, fitness center and dry cleaners

+ In-store & on-line employee discounts and additional perks (discounts on mobile plans, movie tickets, etc.)


**_Click to learn more about the employee benefits, programs and perks offered at Staples. (https://recruit.smashfly.com/SmashFlyMedia/Docs/17604/17604\_20380\_PR23016\_BOS\_CWW\_RTL\_FLD\_CROS\_HR\_Benefits\_Promo\_Flyer\_r1%20(2).pdf)_**

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._


Posted: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-04-22

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