Location: 
San Diego
Position Type: 
Full Time
Team: 
Engineering

Mitek, a leader in enabling mobile applications with image capture, is seeking qualified candidates for a Scrum Master III position in the San Diego area to drive the successful execution of one or more teams which support the delivery of products in the mobile, cloud services area.  You will be working intimately with our engineering product teams to ensure the thorough planning and efficient execution of every sprint and release. You will be responsible for ensuring that your team embraces Agile development practices throughout the product lifecycle including planning, implementation, launch, and support.  This is an exceptional opportunity at a hot growing company in the mobile, cloud services area.  We focus on surrounding our team members with people who are enthusiastic about working, learning, and growing, and most importantly, having fun together!

What you will do

  • Work with international Agile teams
  • Facilitate Scrum and Kanban ceremonies (daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc.)
  • Keep a pulse on team’s progress and radiate information to leadership
  • Recognize, raise, and remove impediments proactively that would prevent your team from achieving their sprint goal(s)
  • Be the heart and soul of your teams; keep them excited and focused around what is being delivered
  • Drive team productivity by supporting multiple Agile teams.
  • Help identify and implement improved processes and practices while reinforcing Agile principles.
  • Provide leadership, transparency, and visibility to the organization.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner and Tech Lead on roadmap creation, forecasting activities, and team planning.
  • Ensure that teams are effectively executing against the highest value priorities.
  • Build team cohesion and foster open and honest team communication.
  • Collect, report, and refine metrics to quantify and communicate team performance.
  • Be coached and trained by our Agile Success team

Who you are

  • A Servant Leader:
  • Help teams implement Mitek’s Agile best practices
  • Shield the team from diversions and distractions
  • Encourage and model transparency, inspection, adaptation and improvement
  • Build rapport, motivate and engage team members
  • Maintain high energy, result-oriented focus, with a "can-do" attitude
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  • A Problem Solver:
  • Able to bring disagreements into the open and help to manage them collaboratively
  • Raise issues early and often
  • Identify and elevate performance issues through the appropriate channels
  • Take initiative to resolve problems with high quality
  • Take a data driven approach to problem solving
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  • An Awesome Communicator:
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Able to effectively support and motivate teams onsite and virtually
  • Able to effectively communicate to all levels of the company 

What you need

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Business, or related field
  • Well-versed on Agile theory and methodology, paired with an understanding of the fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
  • 4+ years of experience working with Agile Teams.
  • Excellent time management skills and able to efficiently shift priorities
  • Self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, and innovative
  • Demonstrated success working with virtual teams
  • Experience working with Kanban and Scrum teams
  • High desire to learn, grow and improve yourself and your respective teams
  • Ability to start work at 6:30AM to support remote teams 

What would be nice

  • Well-versed on Modern Agile
  • Experience with Jira
  • Attended Agile Conferences, worked with Agile Community and or are a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) 

About Mitek

Mitek - (NASDAQ: MITK) - is a global cloud-technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions. Mitek’s identity verification allows an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. Mitek also reduces the friction in the mobile users’ experience with advanced data prefill. These innovative mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 6,500 organizations globally and used by tens of millions of consumers for mobile check deposit, new account opening, insurance quoting, and more.

We have a track record of breakthrough achievements that have helped transform mobile banking and the identity verification markets. As a result, we are a NASDAQ-listed company and have grown globally at 30% annually for 5+ years, with headquarters in San Diego, CA and offices in the London, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Madrid and New York City.

This is a very dynamic and fast-paced work environment.  A high degree of leadership and commitment are essential. We’re looking for team members that live our core values of Delivering, Learning and Caring.

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