Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Job Category
Scrum Master

Company Overview
Xpressbet is a premier online Sports & Entertainment company that provides legal and secure online wagering services to horseplayers in the United States.  Processing over $950 million in wagers in the past year, Xpressbet is the industry’s most comprehensive and user-friendly wagering website, allowing customers to bet from their computer, phone or mobile device.  Xpressbet is a subsidiary of The Stronach Group.  The Stronach Group is one of the world’s leading horse racetrack operators.  The Stronach Group racetracks include Santa Anita Park, “The Great Race Place”, Pimlico Race Course, home of the legendary Preakness Stakes, and Gulfstream Park, one of Florida’s premier entertainment destinations.  

Company:              Xpressbet, LLC
Location:           Pittsburgh, PA
Industry:            Gaming Industry/Race Tracks - Computer Software, Entertainment
Travel:                up to 20% Travel

Job Summary   
The Scrum Master supports 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.    

•    Motivate your team to follow agile processes and ceremonies through coaching and facilitation 
•    Assess team performance 
•    Help set realistic SMART objectives for feature and sprint delivery timeframes 
•    Identify and help mitigate program and team level risks/impediments 
•    Track and monitor team’s progress toward program and sprint objectives via Agile Progress Reporting Charts (e.g. Burndown Charts) and deliver input to status reports as required by the Release Train Engineer. 
•    Work with program leaders to adopt and grow SAFe culture, mindset and processes  

•    3+ years of experience serving as a Scrum Master required 
•    5+ years of experience with technical work 
•    Experience with using requirements management tools, including JIRA or Azure DevOps (TFS) required 
•    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, including SAFe, Kanban, Lean and Scrum  

Plus Qualifications 
•    Horse Racing/ Sports Enthusiast 
•    Understanding of pari-mutuel wager types  

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS or related STEM field preferred 
•    Certified Scrum Master 
•    Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification preferred 

Interested Applicants, please submit resume’s to: phone 410-785-5252 fax 410-785-5086