Revantage

Associate, Scrum Master

Job Locations US-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas
ID
2022-4071
Additional Locations
US-TX-Dallas

Who We Are

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

 

  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners

 

Why This Role Is Valuable  

We are seeking an experienced Scrum Master knowledgeable in Agile methodology to assist with planning, organizing, and controlling resources/processes to achieve project objectives within scope, time, quality, and budget constraints. Our Scrum Masters are open, approachable, collaborative, and enjoy working with passionate people. They're proactive in solving problems to help their team(s) succeed. The Scrum Master drives Agile frameworks that result in quality product delivery and continuous improvement. They embrace agility as a practice. The Scrum Master is responsible for removing impediments that hinder the team from reaching their goals and has a flexible approach that enables the team to rapidly respond to changes.

How You Add Value

  • Work with product managers to align teams with the product vision, sprint goals, and other necessary information
  • Pair with the development team to create high-value products within scope and deadline
  • Create an environment of collaboration within the teams that allows for open dialogue and productive solutions that resolve conflicts and protects from outside interruptions
  • Champion continuous improvement methods to reduce waste, decrease scope creep and increase productivity
  • Clearly communicate organizational impediments to leadership, clear those impediments directly for the team
  • Assist product managers in creation and maintenance of the product backlog, including quarterly planning on realistic standards based on resource allocation
  • Facilitate and lead all necessary scrum events (sprint planning, daily standups, sprint reviews/retrospectives, etc.)
  • Manage Agile release planning and formulate techniques for effective release backlog management
  • Coach the team in Agile relative estimation techniques, cross-functionality, and self-organization
  • Ensure transparency of the team’s work through the sprint backlog, burndown chart and other Agile metrics
  • Influence, coach, and advocate for the Agile scrum delivery methodology amongst both project team and client stakeholders

What You Bring To The Role

Required:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years hands-on scrum master experience in Agile setting
  • Experience working with Jira, ADO, or similar tool
  • Deep understanding of Agile development frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and evaluate business implications of analytics and product development work to the future business environment
  • Proven track record to pull together individuals of varying technical and business abilities with different goals and facilitate productive discussion and action
  • Strong written and verbal communication (including with non-technical audiences), conflict resolution, and leadership skills
  • Demonstrable understanding and reinforcement of the value of Agile approach and the required iteration events
  • Excellent facilitation skills and techniques

 

Preferred:

  • Agile software development skills
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • Fintech and/or data management experience

Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation, and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits



EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and/or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

 

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