Published date Posted on Indeed on Aug 25, 2022 (36 d ago)
Job Locations: US-Remote Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level Overview:
The primary focus of this position will be to closely collaborate with all the stakeholders of product development - Product Owner (PO), Business Analyst (BA), Developer, and Quality Assurance (QA), Documentation Specialist in order to deliver product increments meeting the specified requirements of a given product release by Agile approach, which includes:
  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Scrum practices
  • Guiding the team on how to work efficiently and effectively
  • Removing impediments and guiding the team to find the right solution for any issue occurred
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on compromising and problem solving
  • Facilitating team activities to complete work in a cooperative and collaborative manner
  • Facilitating discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting internal/ external communication, improving transparency, and sharing information
  • Supporting and coaching the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and maintaining the product backlog
  • Providing support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • Setting and continually managing product expectations with scrum teams and other stakeholders
  • Ensuring that product releases are completed to design specifications and as per the “Definition of Done”
  • Identifying managing and controlling the change control process both with internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing and mitigating risk
  • Participating and helping drive continuous process improvements and adoption to ensure delivery of extremely high-quality software products
  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science, or a related field
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Strong understanding of Scrum framework
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
  • Ability to employ persuasion/ negotiation skills with discretion and consideration
  • Experience in risk management and risk mitigation
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Highly motivated, directed, and a team player
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent English in both written, oral communication and mentoring skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as per request
  • Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM, PMI-ACP, …)
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, etc.
  • Knowledge or experience of scaled agile framework: preferred SAFe, Nexus, LeSS
  • 1-3 years’ experience in project management
  • PMP certification
  • Knowledge of industrial automation software, and/ or material handling
  • SR1


About Us:
Headquartered in Atlanta with locations globally, Fortna is an award-winning, end-to-end design-build firm whose expertise spans over seven decades of service. Founded in 1946, we provide strategy, automation design & systems integration, and warehouse execution software to the world’s most recognized brands.

At Fortna, our three mission-critical pillars connect our people across the globe and help distinguish us as a leader in the marketplace.
  • Our PEOPLE are at the heart of everything we do. We are guided by a set of business principles and ethics that are baked into the excellence we bring to each project from start to finish.
  • Our PASSION unites our Associates through our shared passion and commitment to integrity, hard work, and a collaborative approach. We love what we do, and it shows.
  • We PROMISE to be accountable, act with integrity, and deliver results for our clients. Our diverse team of global Associates work as “One Team” to deliver on our promises to Clients.
Perks and benefits: At Fortna, our people are everything – so the perks and benefits you’ll receive from being part of the Fortna team are generous. From competitive compensation packages and health insurance offerings to Associate-led committees created to drive positive change, the employee experience at Fortna is truly unmatched.
Talent Development: We believe every Associate deserves the resources and support to grow and thrive. That’s why a career at Fortna comes with powerful professional development opportunities. Learn directly from the industry’s best and brightest. Our training, mentoring and on-the-job experiences are designed to enhance your skillset – preparing you for increasingly challenging roles and accelerating your career.

Statement to Third Party Agencies -
To ALL recruitment agencies: Fortna only accepts resumes from agencies on the Fortna preferred supplier list. Do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Fortna employees, or any Fortna office location. Fortna is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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