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Scrum Master
US-NV-Las Vegas

Job Title: Scrum Master

Location: Wynn

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Las Vegas opened on April 28, 2005 and was once again named the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Gold List,” a title received for the tenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 192,000 square feet of casino space, 21 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 103,000 square feet of retail space as well as three nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. In addition to two luxury retail esplanades, a Strip-front expansion, Wynn Plaza, is currently under construction and is scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2018.

Job Responsibilities:

• The Scrum Master is responsible for managing projects using scrum/agile methodologies.
• Translating business requirements the product owner in refining the product backlog.
• Guiding and coaching the scrum team on how to use agile/scrum practices to achieve sustained rapid development of customer facing applications.
• In conjunction with the product owner, coordinate feature delivery and production releases with a predisposition towards frequent delivery.
• Lead and organize all scrum activities including sprint planning, demos, retrospective and standups.
• Point of escalation to resolve impediments, issues and remove associated delays and distractions.
• Track sprint progress/burndown and strive to increase velocity and accuracy of sprint planning activities.
• Define and assess scrum team process with the goal being continuous improvement the scrum team process.
• Assisting with internal and external communication and improving transparency.

Job Requirements:

• College diploma or university degree in software engineering, computer science, or business administration and/or 7 years equivalent work experience.
• Second or third level scrum master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP with CSM or CTC).
• Experience in scrum master role for at least 3 years in software development team.
• Knowledge of web and mobile technologies.
• Experience with interfaces to third party developers and vendors.
• Experience using scrum/agile practices with multiple vendor integrations.
• Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Excellent coaching, listening, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
• Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Keen attention to detail.
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
• Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
• Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines.
• Sitting for extended periods of time.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
• Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.