The Hartford Scrum Master in HARTFORD, Connecticut

Title: Scrum Master

Location: United States-Connecticut-Hartford

Job Number: 1801023

Join a fast-paced and talented agile engineering team to build the next generation of The Hartford’s quoting and servicing platforms. We use the latest open source web technologies, software engineering practices and delivery methodologies and are passionate about technology and building well architected and innovative solutions for the business.

This cutting edge and forward focused team presents the opportunity for autonomy and visibility as we focus on continuous integration and test driven development.

What’s in it for you?

  • Collaboration with a high-performing, forward-focused team and stakeholders

  • Opportunity to learn and leverage the latest web technologies and software engineering tools/practices

  • Agile software development

  • Utilize the latest in DevOps technology

  • Frequent mentoring and feedback


  • Basic Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban at , XP, etc.

  • Basic Knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.

  • Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand team needs includes fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.

  • Basic Knowledge about Agile techniques: User Stories, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Burn down Metrics, Velocity etc.

  • Resource Management Skills- ability to determine supply and demand and obtain necessary resources across a matrixed organization to complete the work successfully

What is The Hartford looking for?

  • Computer Science undergraduate with co-op, internship or early career experience

  • Basic programming experience outside of the classroom

  • Demonstrated evidence of technical/analytical and logic-based problem solving skills

  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently or with a team

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in varying settings

What criteria do we use to Assess, Hire, Develop & Reward our workforce?

· Data Analysis- Input, understand, analyze and act on data

· Business Owner Mindset- Operate with keen business knowledge, expense, risk & controls

driven mindset

· Communication- Influence through a consultative approach

· Customer Driven- Focus on “Harvest” – (our enterprise continuous improvement

effort),innovative problem solving, and efficient local decision making for continuous


· Growth & Development- Maximize development of self and others

What Else Can You Tell Me?

The Hartford is committed to the education and growth of our Information Technology Professionals. A number of IT Certifications are available to enhance your career and growth potential. IT Professionals at The Hartford may qualify for a stipend up to $1000 per year for additional certifications

Behaviors at the Hartford

· Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our

shareholders and customers.

· Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.

· Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.

· Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and

continuously improve.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age


Job: Business Org Effect.

Primary LocationUnited States-Connecticut-Hartford

Other Locations


Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusExempt


PostingMar 29, 2018, 8:02:36 PM

Remote Worker OptionNo

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.