IT Manager of Scrum Masters

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Are you passionate about developing talent in a fast-paced agile environment? We are undergoing a major digital transformation supporting our mission; we are bringing onboard Manager of Scrum Masters. Reporting to our Director of Program Management, you will lead a team of 15+ and be responsible for hiring, mentorship, and professional development following the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and principles.

 

As a part of MSK's COVID-19 reactivation plan, this position will require you to be on site Wednesdays & Thursdays in Midtown Manhattan.

You Will

  • Manage a team of 15+ Scrum Masters that individually lead their teams.
  • Encourage and facilitate staff development through mentoring, coaching, shadowing, and other techniques.
  • Ultimately be responsible for mentoring and encouraging the adoption of the Lean-Agile mentality and thinking.
  • Foster a positive team culture that encourages continuous improvement and team empowerment.
  • Develop and grow less experienced members of the team.
  • Support and promote cross-team sharing and learning opportunities, including a community of practice efforts across the scrum masters and other agile fields.
  • Assess current and future staffing needs, ensuring we maintain the right balance of staff to support our agile teams
  • Leads initiatives, as part of the Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE), to continually mature and refine our agile processes

You Have:

  • Grown and led teams through transitions, transformations, all within Scrum and SAFe practices
  • Worked within Healthcare, Digital Products and/or cloud platform technology
  • Experience with Systems Thinking and a technical aptitude for cloud based platforms
  • Strong analytical, oral, and written communication, presentation skills
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity, set direction, and influence those not under direct line of management
  • SAFe Scrum Master; SAFe Advanced SM, SAFe certification required
  • 7-10 plus years of Agile experience, including at least 5-6 years of experience as a Scrum Master for software development teams.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of People Management experience in a large scaled team of 10-15+ members.
  • Agile coaching experience with Scaled Agile Framework and its practices (XP, Scrum, Lean, or Kanban, etc.)

Benefits

Generous Vacation, Sick time + 12 holidays to recharge & refuel | Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care | 403b retirement savings plan match | Tuition Reimbursement | 12 Weeks Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance | Fitness Discounts & Wellness Program | Resource Networks | Life Insurance & Disability | Hybrid Remote Work force 

 

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MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

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Location

1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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