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Scrum Master- Aetna Health - Denver - 66668BR

Primary Location: Denver, Colorado
Additional Locations: CO-Denver
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Description:
Aetna's mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and a best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna's digital strategy and all digital products; as well as the development roadmap and execution of the roadmap. A key part of this team is to build an integrated platform and underlying products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.

Aetna is taking on a major initiative to redesign and rebuild many of its customer facing digital assets. This effort will include a completely new approach to developing software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes. Aetna Digital is a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, which will design, build and deliver a completely new and integrated digital experience for our users.

Come Join Aetna Digital!



Fundamental Components:
Aetna Digital is looking for a Scrum Master who will be responsible for developing an agile based SDLC/APLC for a new development organization for a project team consisting of development resources in an implementation of large, complex technology and business oriented project. They will also be responsible for the coaching/mentoring of existing development managers/leads on this methodology as it is implemented and used during the project development life cycle
  • Participate and support initial development pilots during the initial phases of the project.
  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint train and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Maintain process documentation
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice
  • Support the development managers and project leads as necessary
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empower the teams to self-organize
  • Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible
  • Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable
  • Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters
  • Adapting project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout pilot projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.
  • Exhibits the following Employee Behaviors


Background Experience:
  • 5+ years as a scrum master running agile teams
  • Agile certification
  • SAFe Experience
  • Excellent team player and team builder
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a very dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level


Additional Job Information:
  • Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 5% of your 401(k) contributions!
  • Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO
  • Gym / Showers / Towel Service
  • Monthly Chair Massages
  • Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Wednesday lunches, etc.
  • Up-to 3K a year toward tuition reimbursement
  • Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences
  • Office based in Denver, CO; Flex work schedule per Manager's discretion


Potential Telework Position:
No

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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