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National Grid is hiring a Lead Scrum Master IT Projects - Next Generation Power Grid Intelligence for our IT solutions team in Waltham, MA.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

This position can be remote, but accessible to a National Grid Office.

The Advanced Meter Infrastructure program is a transformational initiative deploying the next generation of intelligent meters on the power grid. This will serve as a foundation for other initiatives including clean energy, grid resilience, and power quality optimization.

The role is to serve as a scrum master for two teams - billing and meter field operations.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

Ability to build, manage and develop a team of specialist resources.

Proven ability to build credible and long term working relationships within IT, business teams and third-party suppliers and demonstrate influence in a team environment.

Qualifications

Experience coaching agile teams as a Scrum Master.

Experience in the utility sector is a plus; ideally in billing, device management, or customer service.

Experience in tool improvement and tool integrations .

Has managed scrum teams as part of a larger enterprise multi-team initiative.

Proven knowledge of Agile software development process and practices.

Proven success at helping teams adopts and applies agile/lean principles and practices.

Experience in SDLC in Agile, Hybrid and Waterfall, through knowledge of Agile Transformation process

Scrum Master Certification is strongly desired

Main Interfaces

The program uses a Product Operating Model.

With US Business Team to deliver business value through systems implementations.

With internal and external development resources to design and develop business solutions

With the program team for the operation of the governance process and visibility into project and development process

With Project/Product managers and other scrum masters to manage issues and dependencies

With System Architects to design and deliver architectural enabling product features

With Product Strategy teams and internal customers to get the necessary process capture for operation readiness

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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