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4337 Scrum Master

Norfolk, VA
Client is a leading, “global ten” provider of custom information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services, and serves primarily Global 2000 companies. The firm employs more than 150,000 people and works with 805 active clients across banking & financial services, insurance, healthcare, life sciences, retail/consumer, manufacturing, energy, communications, and media. Since being spun-out as a public entity in 1998, the company has grown at an unprecedented rate, with anticipated revenue of >$8, making the fastest growing IT services company over the last 10 years, and certainly the most profitable now featuring a market capitalization greater than $18B. Client is a member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and the S&P 500 Index and part of “Fortune 500” list.

Role - Scrum Master
Location - Norfolk , VA
Term - FTE

 
Detailed Job Description:
Profile needed for Scrum Master: Scrum Master Science / Engineering Graduate. Own the agile processes and drives agile based best practices for  mostly single agile/ scrum team Facilitate / Participate in Backlog Grooming  Guide Team on Scrum implementation Review the team backlog with the Product owner  Reprioritize feature/ user stories if required  Resolve impediments if any Drive and oversee the work of the assigned agile team WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF guiding agile teams to deliver high quality project deliverables WITHIN THE LIMITS OF delivery timelines  security  quality and performance guidelines.."   Framework Customization: Assessment: Implement the Assessment recommendations Maturity Assessments: Participate on the maturity assessment Agile Implementation: Implement agile practices for one team suggested by the coach / agile coe Product Roadmap:
Understand the overall product roadmap as articulated by agile coach/product owner and translate roadmap into team
Role Description
Implement the Assessment recommendations
Maturity Assessments:
Participate on the maturity assessment

Agile Implementation:
Implement agile practices for one team suggested by the coach / agile coe

Product Roadmap:
- Understand the overall product roadmap as articulated by agile coach/product owner and translate roadmap into team specific release planning and sprint planning

Coaching & Facilitating:
- Identify the training programs for the team members; coach and mentor team members to develop agile capabilities  self organization etc.; explain benefits and scrum principles to the product owner and team
Guide development of technical artifacts that can be used for future reference

Process Improvements:
- Facilitate retrospection at the end of each sprint; filter the learning for the next sprint; identify best practices and ensure that they are implemented; document the learning / outcome of retrospection notes

APO Management:
- Maintain oversight on the work of the scrum team under purview
- Collate metrics to track progress and provide status updates to relevant stakeholders
-Resolve any issues that may arise; escalate critical issues to relevant stakeholders for resolution

Estimation:
- Guide Agile team in coming up with a size based on the requirements / features gathered
- Guide the team to break the tasks and assign hours into tasks
- Review estimates created by the team and provide feedback/ inputs

Requirements Gathering:
- Facilitate all interactions that the team has with the Product Owner to gather and prioritize the requirements; review documented requirements as shared by the Product Owner
- Help the team write the requirement as an user story
- Review the backlog and provide necessary input
- Facilitate meetings to ensure efficiency; protect the team from external influences

Desugn & Coding:
- Guide the teams towards improving the scrum way of working including ensuring cross term coordination; facilitate daily stand up meetings  sprint planning  retrospective and sprint demos
- Support the Product Owner at client and Cognizant to keep the backlog  communicate updates  communicate impediments and maintain release plan(s); review scenarios  product features etc.
- Drive and support the team by removing impediments; liaise between the team (inclusive of developers  testers) and other practices to ensure focus on each release; identify dependencies and ensure no delays in accomplishing sprint goals
-Track metrics and leverage scrum artefacts (e.g. backlogs  burn down charts etc.) to communicate progress to customer sponsors
- Remove interferences to ensure team is working efficiently (for specific accounts / projects); act as a bridge for distributed scrum; track the velocity
- Draft the release management plan; work with the product owner to ensure that the release plan is revised post every sprint; review estimates and task board to ensure that the same is updated; provide inputs for release planning activities

Testing:
- Identify and suggest testing processes and tools to the team
- Review the suggestions made by team members and develop efficient testing processes

If you bring willingness, flexibility and a desire to impress please apply now.
Technical Recruiter: Sajita Sreerangam
Email: 
sajita@reqroute.com
Phone: 4087574337

 
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