Senior Scrum Master

  • Humana
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description


In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to work on a Top 50 critical application at Humana. You will coordinate with an agile development team, ensure all activities use the principles of the Scrum Framework. You will be responsible to assign the work to the team and ensure on time delivery of the IT Projects. The work assignments will involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors


The Senior Scrum Master leads teams through work actions that can be completed within timeboxed iterations called sprints and tracks progress through 15-minute stand-up meetings. Begins to influence department's strategy. Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed without direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Experience with the SDLC
  • Excellent communication skills, leadership competencies, and high level of emotional intelligence
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment or good familiarity with the Agile methodologies
  • Experience in working in multi-team environment
  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior insurance operations background
  • Technical documentation abilities
  • Advanced knowledge of Agile/Scrum/Kanban development methodology
  • Working knowledge of Agile Project Management Tools
  • Scrum Master certification
  • Previous experience planning and managing large projects
  • Prior experience in the health solutions industry
  • Working experience with IT teams

Additional Information

Interview Format

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Modern Hire to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Modern Hire allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information from you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence (please be sure to check your spam or junk folders often to ensure communication isn't missed) inviting you to participate in a Modern Hire interview. In this interview, you will listen to a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 to 30 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

In order to support the CDC recommendations on social distancing and reduce health risks for associates, members and public health, Humana is deploying virtual and video technologies for all hiring activities. This position may be subject to temporary work at home requirements for an indefinite period of time. These requirements include access to a personal computing device with a camera, a minimum internet connection speed of 10m x 1m, and a dedicated secure home workspace for interview or work purposes. Humana continues to monitor the situation, and will adjust service levels as the coronavirus situation evolves. The following changes are temporary and will be evaluated frequently with the goal of returning to normal operations as soon as possible. Your Talent Acquisition representative will advise on the latest recommendations to protect your health and wellbeing during the hiring process.

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Scheduled Weekly Hours


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