Applied Systems, Inc.

Associate Scrum Master

Job Location US-IL-University Park | US-GA-Atlanta | US-AZ-Phoenix

Job Description

Make a Difference Every Day with Team Applied
The people of Applied are making a difference every day through innovation and a commitment to help safeguard and protect what matters most.  With first-to-market software, mobile and data analytics solutions, Applied is revolutionizing companies to strengthen their position as trusted advisors to clients across the world.  Our core values challenge employees to make a difference every day with excellence for customers and support for the communities around us. We believe that success comes from a dynamic working environment that offers professionals an opportunity to grow and succeed alongside extraordinary people.

Learn how you can make a difference on Team Applied.

Job Summary
Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for an Associate Scrum Master.  The Scrum Master provides effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership, and coaching skills by supporting the teams through an Agile development process toward achieving their objectives. The Scrum Master position is highly responsible and accountable, and will challenge the teams to both, adopt and improve, Agile best practices in the group.  The Scrum Master works closely with other stakeholders in the development stream in order to ensure necessary standards, tools and best practices are adopted. The Technology department focuses on creating and maintaining functionality within all product offerings at Applied Systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coach and mentor assigned Agile team, continually fostering an Agile culture
  • Facilitate team-level Agile ceremonies such as Daily Stand-ups, Retrospectives, and Iteration planning as a servant leader to the team
  • Support those that work outside the Agile team, such as the Product Owner and Functional Manager(s)
  • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters to develop and foster cross team communication
  • Assist Functional Management in coaching, training, and educating teams
  • Protect team from external interruptions to execution
  • Maintain a healthy interaction between individual team members and teams
  • Recognize conflict; facilitate conflict resolution through collaboration and consensus – elevate to management as needed
  • Track team impediments and escalate those that cannot be resolved within the team
  • Establish strong/healthy relationships with other product teams to promote collaboration


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, or related technology field; or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) concepts; understanding of Agile or Waterfall methodologies a plus
  • Demonstrates high personal integrity and ability to earn trust and respect from others; ability to garner respect from team and be willing to get hands dirty to get the job done; energetic
  • Demonstrates a growth mind-set, seeks feedback often and is effective in continuous personal and professional development
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; high attention to detail
  • Effective facilitator, including conflict management abilities
  • Respectful, professional interpersonal style when working with diverse personality types (stakeholders, team members, management, etc.)
  • Collaborative in driving decisions and constructively resolving problems
  • Demonstrated aptitude for acquiring knowledge, skills, and new technologies


Corporate Profile
Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance.  Recognized as a pioneer in agency management systems, insurance organizations rely on the company’s software to manage their clients and policies in a consistent manner to minimize risk, reduce operating expenses, and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Leading the industry in technology innovation, Applied Systems has been at the forefront of data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. Today, the company has more than 1,500 employees with customers throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.  By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied Systems remains committed to help safeguard what matters most to millions of people around the world. To learn more, please visit


Employees feel appreciated at Applied Systems.  In addition to a competitive benefits package that starts on the first day of employment, we offer paid time off, a flexible ”Dress for your Day” casual dress code, and an open communication policy.  The resulting atmosphere is professional and conducive to productivity, yet comfortable and fun.


Applied Systems welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.




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