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Scrum Master

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world’s largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.

Nike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world’s largest sports brand run faster, smarter, and more securely. Global Technology teams purposefully innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software, and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.

The Global Fulfillment & Logistics Solutions team needs a thorough Scrum Master. If that’s you, here’s what you’d be responsible for:
As the Scrum Master, you will lead a self-organizing, self-managing team in applying and optimizing Agile practices to maximize team performance and effectiveness. Specifically, this Scrum Master will be a part of the Strategic Enterprise Capability program deploying a new ERP system and Analytics for Nike, Inc.

In this role, you will:
• Support the self-organizing, self-managing team to achieve its daily and iteration objectives
• Support the teams focus on delivery of high quality stories on a predictable, sustainable cadence
• Facilitate the teams assessing and planning for risk
• Ensure agreed upon Agile methodology principles and practices are understood and enacted
• Coach Agile Team in self-organization and cross-functionality and promote Agile mindset
• Provide visibility to impediments to the Agile Team’s progress that the team cannot remove themselves
• Facilitate the team's relationship with outside stakeholders
• Facilitate conversations between Product Owner and team regarding rebalancing and reprioritizing work within a sprint
• Ensure Product Owner has backlog prioritized for each iteration
• Protect the team from interruptions and distractions to clear a path for throughput
• Facilitate ceremonies/team meetings and ensure time-boxed events stay within their allotted time
• Continuously learn new approaches to facilitation, Agile best practices and how to improve team dynamics
• Foster a positive environment for the Agile team to continually improve and learn
• Drive cross-capability coordination and scheduling with other Scrum Masters
• Coordinate with other Scrum Masters, the System Team, and Shared Resources during ART/cross-train PI Planning and Release Planning Meetings to remove issues and raise risks, as appropriate
• Track and utilize agreed upon metrics to drive meaningful conversations and improvement opportunities
Required Skills
• Deep understanding of Agile development frameworks, specifically SAFe, Scrum and Kanban
• Demonstrated understanding of technology systems and the Technology ecosystem
• Demonstrated ability to understand business needs
• Proven ability to pull together individuals of varying technical and business abilities with different goals and facilitate productive discussion and action
• Excellent written and verbal communication, conflict resolution, and servant leadership skills
• Demonstrated understanding and reinforcement of the value of Agile mindset and the required iteration events
• Excellent facilitation skills and techniques

• Bachelors' degree in Business, Organizational Development, or a related field with 2 years’ additional relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of a degree
• 3-5 years hands-on Scrum Master/Coach experience in advanced, large-scale Agile setting
• Certified Scrum Master certification such as SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Certification or Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
• SAFe certification preferred
• Experience working with VersionOne or similar tool, building summary views, using agile planning boards, setting up dashboards preferred

Yes, 5 % of the time

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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