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Scrum Master

| Greater NYC Area

Scrum Master

At Weight Watchers, we inspire and guide the healthier choices that transform lives. We meet our members where they are and leverage the latest nutritional and behavioral science to help them eat healthier, move more, and shift their mindset. We are a purpose-driven organization and we understand how to create community and deliver personalized services to help our members throughout every step of their journey. We have more than 50 years of history and trust to build on, and we are leveraging technology, community, and behavior science to help more people around the world reach their goals. Our approach is science-based and evidence proven to help people lose weight and develop healthy habits to live life fully. If being part of a purpose-driven, member-focused, high-performing digital culture sounds exciting to you; we invite you to explore our open positions.

We are uniquely positioned to lead the way in the exciting Health Tech industry. With several million people logging in and using Weight Watchers' Apps and systems we are modernizing and rebuilding most of our core experiences and embracing modern engineering practices and techniques. Our strategy is to compete in an increasingly digital weight loss market. Our innovative technology fundamentally improves the way people manage their weight, health and wellness. We are agile service oriented, data-driven, cloud enabled and efficient. We've built Simple UIs on Angular, micro services in Play/Scala & Node, moved our core data to Mongo and Cassandra and enhanced our mobile apps. As reliance on health and wellness awareness increases, come make an impact on a team that is leading the way!

WW is looking for candidates to help change people's lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encourage people to move more, shift their mindset and eat healthier while enjoying the foods they love. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all. To learn more about WW and jobs with a purpose, visit ww.com.

Role overview

As a Scrum Master, you will manage day-to-day aspects of one or more teams, which includes leading Agile meetings (Backlog, Planning, Review, Retrospectives, and Daily Stand Ups) and be an advocate for autonomous, self-organizing, empowered, and continuously improving teams.

Key responsibilities

  • Embrace a servant leader role across scrum teams and support them by proactively identifying and removing impediments and dependencies
  • Facilitate decision-making, issue resolution and consensus among the team members and dependent teams
  • Balance personal ownership and accountability of immediate responsibilities with the flexibility and drive to jump in and fill gaps across the team as they arise
  • Create a motivational, transparent, collaborative, fun, and trustful environment where teams can work efficiently and deliver high-quality products quickly
  • Encourage and enable others
  • A natural leader who easily commands the respect of the team and builds trusted relationships at all levels
  • Serve as an Agile coach and teach teams agile methodologies
  • Actively identify and remove waste and distractions
  • Embrace an entrepreneurial spirit in identifying new methods of continuous improvement
  • Model a philosophy of curiosity- and trust-based conflict resolution
  • Actively reflect on your own behavior and continuously attempt to improve your most important asset - people, and their way of working

Experience required

  • 3+ years' experience using a combination of lean and agile (or equivalent) practices to help teams succeed
  • Passionate about technology and building high-quality, user-centered products
  • High degree of technical competency
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope technical requirements and support prioritization exercises
  • Exceptional organizational skills and strong familiarity with management tools (ex: Jira)
  • Experience working with remote / 3rd party team members in an Agile environment

We hire only the best people. Here are the benefits to being top-notch: 

  • The opportunity to work with some of the best innovators in the industry
  • Generous healthcare coverage.
  • 401(K) with company match.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Profit Sharing

Weight Watchers is an equal opportunity employer. Weight Watchers does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of reference and background checks.

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Location

We are in the Flatiron/Chelsea area where there are a ton of good places to eat and go out after work. Near a lot of major subway lines, easy access

What are WW (the new Weight Watchers) Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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