The Estee Lauder Companies Director, Operations, Scrum Master in New York, New York
Director, Operations, Scrum Master
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
OneSource is a new Integrated Shared Services organization designed to help fuel the growth of the Estee Lauder Companies by delivering high touch and high quality shared services. This role will be responsible helping to ensure that OneSource adopts, and embeds Agile into their operating model to drive more value creation and bring the capabilities to market faster. This role is also responsible for ensuring that the operational and executional mechanics of the Enabling Technology across OneSource is optimized and running efficiently.
Scrum and Agile Methodology
Develop / champion Scrum methodologies and adoption across OneSource technology service delivery teams
Drive the adoption of a DevOps tools chain which achieves continuous deployment using integrated and automated testing
Work with the OneSource LT to understand priorities and items to be groomed in upcoming sprints
Drive backlog grooming sessions across Scrum teams, ensuring work items are estimated and ‘ready-for-work’
Work with other Scrum Masters to ensure alignment of priorities and that dependencies are delivered in the appropriate sprints
Consolidate and publish cross scrum team sprint plans and ensure consistency and timeliness of visibility
Track Scrum team velocity, capacity, consumable hours and funding to ensure accuracy of future planning and execution
Coach Scrum teams and OneSource organization on scrum and DevOps principles
Manage and coordinate technology release planning processes across Scrum teams
Lead and participate in sprint planning sessions ensuring the commitments made are appropriate and uphold scrum principles
Lead scrum teams retrospectives and ensure key learning is incorporated into future sprints
Participate in activities related to Agile adoption across OneSource and the enterprise
OneSource IT Operations
Assist in the development of the OneSource IT strategic plan, ensuring alignment with overall OneSource LT and IT strategies
Monitor and manage that the OneSource IT strategy, financials, and operations are optimized and running efficiently
Manage the technology operating and communications drumbeat across OneSource
Manage the OneSource Technology Matrix and related key metrics and information
Define, maintain, and govern an integrated testing methodology and framework to ensure quality during projects & migrations
Lead Defect Management during Hypercare and SIT for releases and sprint deployments
Participate in OneSource Work Planning meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
Manage the OneSource Release Cycles coordinating planning across IT DTO teams
Consolidate and validate portfolios across OneSource IT DTO teams; for both OneSource and non-OneSource projects
Lead operational and portfolio reviews with IT DTO, OneSource Leadership and IT Governance key stakeholders
Job and Skill Requirements
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, business, or a related discipline
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels
Fosters and builds a collaborative working relationship with various stakeholders
Experience in IT strategic planning and financial management
Experience as a Scrum Master for at least two years in an IT Department that diligently applied Scrum practices and tools
Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
Experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.-Minimum 10 years of experience
-Travel Time 10%-20%
-Thinks Strategically: Takes a broad view of the business, industry, and consumer environment to anticipate and plan for the future. Identifies the focus and defines where to play, how to win and what capabilities and management systems are required.
-Embraces and Initiates Change: Distinguishes what to preserve and what to change. Has the courage to initiate and lead the changes that drive success.
-Builds Collaborative Relationships: Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.
Job: Information Technology
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job Number: 1810919