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GLACE Junior Scrum Leader

Date Posted: Oct 9, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

As a member of Global Technology Services (GTS) Execution Excellence team, you will help accelerate the next phase of MetLife’s Agile Transformation! Our team provides a leadership role in the Enterprise evolution to Agility. We strive to make Agile easy. We set out to do this by; targeting Agile transformation to the right work, preparing our talent through progressive just in time training for practitioners and coaches and lastly, measuring, accelerating and amplifying maturity.


Key Responsibilities:


Agile Delivery Practices CoE Scrum Master

  • Serve as the Scrum Master for Agile Enablement Team (LACE) and Delivery Practices CoE
  • Participate in building out the CoE function, playbook and on-line presence
  • Manage team communications and CoE brand
  • Participate in Scrum of Scrums, removing impediments, apply systems thinking and manage dependencies


Pair/Support the CoP Community Manager

  • Gather industry/Metlife best practices and relevant content
  • Coordinate and communicate networking events both internal and external
  • Connect to CoE/CoP resources (ADM Teams, L&D, business, communications).
  • On-Line presence management and discussion moderation.
  • Grow CoP membership across MetLife


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • Ability to cope with change and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Scrum (CSM) and/or SAFe Certifications (SSM, RTE, SP, SPC)
  • Minimum 2 years related experience as a project team member and/or experience in Agile development or other IT functions including coaching on Agile methodologies.
  • Excellent presentation, influencing, and relationship management skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (written, verbal and cross-cultural communication skills), including the ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly in a variety of settings and styles as well as communicating messages that have the desired effect.


  • Experience working in a scaled agile framework is a plus.
  • Knowledge of specific technology/software development and extensive understanding of business operations, strategies and objectives.
  • Experience with Agile tools (e.g. Jira, Rally)
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile techniques including Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming


Business Category

Global Technology Services


Number of Openings



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.



Requisition #: 119967


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh