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Scrum Master Specialist II

Company: PPG Industries, Inc.
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Scrum Master Specialist II are business, function, or process specialists and can be technology generalists or specialists. They demonstrate the ability to clearly express and share ideas and risks both verbally and written, in a positive and effective manner to their supervisor and team members. Effective in communicating status to the team. Have a clear understanding of policies and procedures, how they align with the overall IT organization and participate in defining and shaping these for their organization. Can be effective with little supervision. Normal focus is on existing products or processes but tends to be focused on new initiatives.

Scrum Master Specialist II is seen as an individual contributor within their team. They are competent at handling their time, have interpersonal and collaboration skills. They do not supervise other individuals but are expected to be self-directed. The decisions they make could impact their immediate team/specific area of support but could also impact the larger team. As an individual contributor they are considered a member of a group or team and expected to deliver consistent results with less direction and supervision. They will work on larger, more complex tasks which most likely will involve collaboration with a larger group. Their contribution is measured by their ability to complete the work assigned to them, as well as, the success of the team. They are expected to have skills to assist entry level team members to facilitate personal and technical growth. The impact of their contribution is to the efforts they are involved with could impact themselves or their immediate team.

Key Responsibilities:

* Removes impediments and serves as a servant leader.
* Facilitates and serves the team.
* Facilitates daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings.
* Know and understand the Scrum process and your role within it.
* Improve the benefits of the Scrum process.
* Be empowered to make decisions and deliver business value.
* Build trust with your team.
* Work closely with your partners and your team.
* Actively participate in the Scrum Master Community of Practice
* Supports delivery of Stories and Features at the local team level
* Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels.
* Introduces new and advanced practices to improve the team and their delivery throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC)
* Displays ability to work in a DevOps environment
* Provides transparency into delivery targets, commitments, and progress
* Highly organized with the ability to plan and prioritize tasks as well as clarify goals and actions to achieve tasks.
* Agile & Technical Learning: Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, classroom training and independent study to further develop self and community.


* A four-year degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration related subject area or equivalent experience.
* 6+ years direct experience in working in an agile methodology as a Scrum Master or Agile team member
* Ability to resolve conflict
* Analytical and conceptual skills
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Can foster and maintain good relationships with customers and IT colleagues to meet expected customer service levels
* Ability to act as an effective team member
* Possess emerging coaching skills and may coach other team members
* Must be comfortable working remotely and lack face to face with colleagues and managers
* Analytical and conceptual skills

About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - every day.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday - every day.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

We are One PPG:

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

Pay Transparency poster: English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

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Keywords: PPG Industries, Inc., Erie , Scrum Master Specialist II, IT / Software / Systems , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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