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PDMI is always looking for talented individuals like you to join our team. Nearly half of our over 125 member staff have IT degrees and PDMI is proud to call Youngstown, Ohio our home. Full-time positions include competitive salaries, full benefits, 401(k), paid vacations and holidays. View all our open opportunities or use the search tool below.

Scrum Master

  • Poland, Ohio
  • Job Title: Scrum Master

    Department: Application Development

    Reports to: Director of Application Development

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    The Scrum Master will lead the team and development partners with a well-defined, customized software development life cycle process. This would include processing definition, Agile Scrum based Software development, Hybrid Agile based module development along with cross functional communication, software technical project management, requirements traceability, source code control, test case management and defect tracking.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ability to demonstrate, understand and apply our workplace mission, vision and values
    • Ability to demonstrate in depth knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks
    • Ability to demonstrate in depth knowledge of scrum theory, rules and practices
    • Work towards the organization wide adoption of Agile principles
    • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
    • Ability to demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
    • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
    • Manage each project and sprint’s scope, dependencies and timeline
    • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
    • Work with Business Analysts to keep a healthy backlog of requests
    • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
    • Help teams implement changes effectively
    • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint

    Work & Education Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • 3+ years Scrum Master experience in software development environment
    • Scrum Master and/or SAFe Certification preferred
    • Ability to develop a unique understanding of PDMI brand, products, and services
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Teams, Excel, and Word

    Supervisory/Leadership Responsibilities:

    • There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position. However, for specific special projects, this position often requires leadership skills.

    Language Skills:

    • Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively and persuasively before others.

    Reasoning Skills:

    • Ability to apply basic concepts. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

    Other Skills & Abilities:

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, businesses and community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness and in accordance with PDMI's policies. 

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time to operate a computer. The employee needs to occasionally move about the office to access office machinery such as copy machine and printer. The employee is regularly required to communicate to express oneself and exchange information.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works inside. The noise level in the office environment is usually quiet to moderate. The employee may be asked to work irregular work hours while performing the duties of this job.

    Telecommuting for this role may be permitted on a regular basis determined by business needs and in accordance with our Telecommuting Guidelines and Policy.

    The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties may be assigned or reassigned at any time. This job description is subject to change at any time.