1/ST Technology

Scrum Master

Job Locations US-MD-Hunt Valley | US-OR-Beaverton | US-PA-Washington
ID
2021-1126
Category
Project Management Organization
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

SUMMARY *

Ready to take a different path? Passionate about Technology? Love horse racing? Eager to work in a rapidly growing industry? Fascinated by the world of gambling and casinos? If you answered YES to any of these questions, the 1/ST TECHNOLOGY Group could be the right fit for you!

 

1/ST TECHNOLOGY is a global group of Technology, service, and wagering companies that provides B2B and B2C wagering and betting infrastructure for the horse racing and casino industries.  Our companies and products include AmTote, Xpressbet, 1/ST BET, and PariMAX, and we are always eager to add enthusiastic and knowledgeable members to our growing team.  Whether you’re a railbird, gamer, or you’re just passionate about Technology, and we’d love to find out if there’s a spot where you can thrive in the 1/ST TECHNOLOGY Group.  

 

At 1/ST Technology, innovation drives us to create dynamic digital experiences in the horse racing and gaming industry.

 

We are seeking a talented Scrum Master to work as a servant leader for one or more delivery teams within a fast-paced product development environment. This role is intended to help Agile teams achieve their goals as high performing units, creating a culture of self-organization, continuous improvement and consistent delivery of software. The Scrum Master facilitates clear communication, escalates risks and proactively removes impediments.

 

Characteristics that drive success: Adaptability; Applied Technology Skills; Business Acumen; Communication Proficiency; Emotional Intelligence; Facilitation Skills; Growth Mindset; Lean Thinking; Negotiation Skills; Organizational Skills; Personal Effectiveness & Credibility; Problem Solving & Analysis; Results Driven; Servant Leadership; Systems Thinking; Teamwork Orientation/Development; Time Management.

 

Responsibilities

  • Motivates project team to follow Agile processes and Sprint events through coaching and facilitation
  • Assesses team performanceand provide options for improvement
  • Assists with setting realistic SMART goals for feature and Sprint delivery timeframes
  • Identifies and mitigates program and team level risks/impediments
  • Assists in managing and resolving cross-team and cross-department dependencies
  • Tracks and monitors team’s progress toward program and Sprint goals via Agile progress reporting charts (e.g. Burndown Charts) and deliver input to status reports
  • Works with program leaders to adopt and grow Agile culture, mindset, and processes
  • Any other duties required to facilitate team success

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related STEM field preferred
  • Scrum MasterCertification
  • 2+ years of experience serving as a Scrum Master required
  • 3+ years of experience in software development field
  • Experience with using requirements management tools required, Jira and Confluence preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor team members in Agile Methodologies
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Agile experience/knowledge of key Agile techniques, Kanban, Lean and Scrum   

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • Experience with Horse Racing and/or Sports Enthusiasta plus.

 

OTOTHER INFORMATION:

  • Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive base salary and benefits.
  • This role does not have supervisory responsibilities.

 

BASE WORK LOCATION:

  • Position based in Hunt Valley, MD; Washington, PA; or Beaverton, OR with remote work consideration available.  Note: Due to pandemic and based on business direction, positions are remote work full time until otherwise notified.

 

We are 1/ST Technology - A fully integrated racing and gaming technology company providing solutions that drive pari-mutuel and fixed-odds wagering world-wide. A leading technology and services provider to the North American pari-mutuel wagering market, with services that include the horse racing industry’s most comprehensive and user-friendly wagering website/platform allowing customers to wager from a computer, phone, or mobile device.  Ongoing commitment to the growth and success of the global racing industry through B2C and B2B product innovation, extensive professional services offerings, the broadest integration of hosts for commingled pari-mutuel, and fixed odds and the continued evolution of the preeminent totalizator systems in the world.

1/ST Technology is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

 

 

 

 

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