Duke Energy Scrum Master in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Position Summary

The Scrum Master is responsible for working with multiple and/or larger scale team for Agile based processes. Incumbents work with greater independence and lead the effort to drive solutions to complete issues with multiple teams. This role works closely with other Scrum Masters, Product Owners, team members and management in accordance with the Agile framework. Specific delivery areas include Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) projects.


Ensures the Team is fully functional and productive, shielding them from external interfaces.

Provides a servant leadership style; role models situations and behaviors for their teams to include:

  • Removing barriers and impediments that are preventing the team from completing work. Captures metrics to monitor Team and project health (Burn-Down Chart, velocity, etc.).

  • Managing conflict and facilitating team decision making, enabling close cooperation across all roles and functions.

  • Mentoring Team members and promotes Agile thinking, ensures adherence to the process.

Performs the following Agile practices and processes to ensure the integrity of the Agile framework:

  • Owns specific Agile events - Daily Stand-Up, Sprint Planning (Part 2), End-of-Sprint Review, End-of-Sprint Retrospective.

  • Facilitates estimation activities (story points, Planning Poker).

  • Maintains the backlog and physical Scrum (task) board in partnership with the Team and Product Owner.

  • Ensures artifact quality.

  • Captures and track impediments, risks and dependencies until resolution.

  • Updates team’s improvement backlog with commitments from the Retrospective

  • Completes and shares the team’s Commitment report and End of Sprint Report based on the Demo and Product Owner acceptance.

Working Conditions

  • This position must sit in Charlotte, NC

  • Minimal travel 5%

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university OR five (5) years of prior work experience in lieu of a degree

  • One to four (1-4) years of experience with project concepts and practices

  • One to three (1-3) years of Scrum Master experience or related Agile experience

  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Agile/Scrum framework

  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

  • SAFe Advanced Scrum Master certification, Experience using Jira to plan and organize stories, workflows and reports for an agile team.

  • Experience moving teams and organizations from Waterfall to Agile methodologies / Agile Transformations


Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, February 22, 2019

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Duke Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the laws set forth in the Department of Labor EEO Poster and Supplement.