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Scrum Master - IT Emerging Technology Team

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216 Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 52650

Location:  Charlotte, NC; Corning, NY or Remote


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.



  • The Scrum Master will be part of the emerging technologies team working with domain experts, application developers, controls engineers, data engineers and data scientists.
  • Their primary responsibility will be to work with a dynamic, Agile based team of multi-disciplinary engineers to ensure the execution of Agile methodologies and definition/execution/monitoring of internal processes and procedures supporting our advanced analytics projects.
  • This role will be a facilitator for an Agile team working under the Scrum framework and will work directly with the leader of Value Acceleration to drive ceremony and tool discipline through the agile teams.
  • The Scrum Master serves as a point person responsible for understanding the development picture of each sprint. They are responsible for delegating tasks appropriately and ensuring the team is working on the right tasks at the right time. They also want to ensure the team is fully deployed and not idle.
  • The role of Scrum Master involves working closely with the Product Owner and team members to translate epics, stories, and other items on the sprint list into actionable tasks for developers.
  • The Scrum Master will work with the Agile Practitioner and the Director of the Value Acceleration efforts. They will be responsible for keeping a backlog of activity (using Jira), facilitating sprint planning, execution, stand-ups, retrospectives and reviews as well as metrics to measure each project’s execution.
  • This role will also be responsible for educating businesses in Product Ownership and Agile practices as well as the teams involved directly in the proof-of-value efforts. They will work in conjunction with the Agile Center of Excellence (COE) team and be an active participating member of the Agile COP as it is built out.


Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited University
  • PSM Level II certification, or equivalent, which demonstrates advanced Scrum proficiency
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in IT and Agile practices
  • 4+ years providing direct business partner engagement
  • 3+ years experience of direct Scrum Master experience with 2+ teams
  • 3+ years of hands on Agile and process improvement experience
  • Experience with Implementing processes and procedures within dynamic team settings
  • Basic understanding of systems engineering, software engineering, and cloud and security engineering concepts
  • 3+ years of experience with Agile tools
  • Experience working with developers/engineers and implementation of process improvement
  • Proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office tools
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Ability to work independently


Desired Requirements:


  • Advanced Agile Certification (CSM, SAFe,, etc.)
  • Skilled in use of JIRA, Trello, Slack and Confluence (Git lab preferred)
  • ITIL knowledge a plus
  • Advanced understanding of systems engineering and cyber security engineering concepts
  • PMP Certification a plus
  • General project schedule management experience




  • Up to 25%



We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte