Manager, Scrum Masters – Investments Technology

State Auto

Job title:

Manager, Scrum Masters – Investments Technology


State Auto

Job description


Note: This role has a hybrid work arrangement (Boston,

2 days/week).

Job Summary:

This role manages the Scrum Master team/chapter for

LMI Technology. Responsible for building and developing scrum master capabilities, driving enablement and maturity growth of organizational agility and enabling more effective flow of value for

the organization. Responsible for the professional/knowledge growth scrum masters and contributing to the overall agility subject matter expertise in the organization.


  • Develops scrum master talent
  • Coaches and mentors SMs, managers, and POs to improve both their own and other`s knowledge and skills
  • Shares best practices across the organization
  • Pinpoints opportunities for engineering practices to build ability to deliver high quality, high value business outcomes
  • Facilitates difficult conversations with groups/teams
  • Identifies and works with key stakeholders to address anti-patterns that impede organizational agility
  • Drives organization level data-driven continuous improvement through focused qualitative and quantitative retrospection
  • Ensures proper transparency and visibility into dependencies and risks
  • Develops deep platform expertise and partners with vendors to understand and influence platform strategy and direction
  • Builds relationships with Heads of Product, Product Owners and Program Managers and develops understanding of business strategy, needs, priority
  • Builds strong partnerships with Engineering Managers
  • LMI lead in LM-wide agility initiatives


  • Advanced knowledge of Agile development methodologies as typically acquired through a Bachelors` degree in relevant field (business, computer science, etc.) and a minimum of 10 years` experience in business, engineering, technology and/or consulting. Master`s degree preferred.
  • High level of proven business expertise needed to engage in product model evolution and drive associated Agile best practices aligned to business strategies and needs.
  • Strong influencing skills in order to be seen as the decision maker when interfacing with business, and willingness to dissent with both teams and business.
  • Comfortable with making decisions with some level of uncertainty.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

About Us

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That’s why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you’ll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” on IDG’s Insider Pro and Computerworld’s 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Women and one of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates as well as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Expected salary


Boston, MA

Job date

Wed, 11 Oct 2023 06:14:56 GMT

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