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SCRUM Master III, Atlanta

Coca-Cola Company

Atlanta, GA
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Job Title: SCRUM Master III, Atlanta
Job Id: 41566
Location: GA - Atlanta

The Scrum Master role is an essential component in our drive towards embracing and leveraging the Agile development methodolgies to the full. This role supports functional teams and development partners across the software development lifecycle and may includes serving as the Scrum Master for multiple, concurrent Agile teams.
This role will work with multiple stakeholders, product owners, quality assurance testers, in-sprint testers, and developers to ensure on-time delivery of software.
Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities
The Scrum Master will be responsible for:
guiding and coaching the Scrum Team/organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices & methodologies
assessing the Scrum ‘maturity’ of team(s) and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
removing impediments to projects and delivery
building a trusting and safe environment to air issues and concerns and supports collaborative problem solving
facilitates getting the work done, discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining/grooming and managing the product backlog
Education Requirements:  Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred. The ideal candidate will hold at least a first level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM) although we will support training and certification for otherwise well qualified candidates.
Related Work Experience: 
10+ yrs working in large corporate IT functions or a software related industry
Ideally 2+ yrs as Scrum Master of multiple embedded technology teams
Work experience across geographic and culturally diverse teams
Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to influence and negotiate with stakeholders
A true people leader with clear experience of coaching, mentoring and developing others
Requires effective communication with cross-functional teams and management.
Software Delivery Lifecycle: Ability to apply the standards of test driven development methods covering the full development lifecycle (e.g., project preparation, analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and support) to ensure solution quality and consistency of process.
Value Proposition: Knowledge of procedures used to demonstrate the benefits (e.g., financial) of a software development solution.
Intermediate Project Management: Knowledge of agile project management principles and the ability to apply the principles, tools and techniques to develop/plan, manage or execute projects or workplans to ensure successful completion (e.g., on time, within budget).
Leadership Behaviors: 
Drive Innovation:  Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)
Collaborate with System and Stakeholders:  Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
Act Like an Owner:  Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
Inspire Others:  Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
Develop Self and Others:  Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential
Growth Behaviors:
Growth Mindset:  Demonstrates Curiosity.  Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
Smart Risk:  Makes bold decisions/recommendations
Externally Focused:  Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work.  Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas.
Performance Driven & Accountable:  Has high performance standards.  Outperforms her/his peers.
Fast/Agile:  Removes barriers to move faster.  Experiments and adapts.  Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
Empowered:  Brings solutions instead of problems.  Challenges the status quo.  Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
Functional Skills: 
Monitor plan and execution progress to resolve any plan variances and provide accurate communication to stakeholders.
Establish project measures to ensure that the project is on-time, on-budget and meets the customers specifications.
Orchestrate the deployment of resources (e.g., people, infrastructure, financial, informational) from Coca-Cola (e.g., client, internal service providers) and third parties in order to ensure successful project completion.
Create a communications plan (e.g., memos, letters, plan review meetings, status lists) to ensure frequent, accurate and timely communication to all stakeholders and to solidify commitment to the project plan.
Lead resolution and re-planning activities with stakeholders to realign strategies and close identified gaps.

Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, many of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater and Powerade. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at Coca-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Ltd. an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, provides marketing and technical/quality services to The Coca-Cola Company in China.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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