Job Description :
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.  
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team: Jira, Confluence, Slack 
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques and software development best practices: User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing 
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous burndown techniques, numerous retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)  
  • Previous experience as a team lead 
  • Proven leadership capabilities in effective negotiation, influencing, conflict resolution, and continuous improvement skills 
  • Understands the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team 
  • Understands backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition 
  • Embodies the values of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, continual improvement, empowerment, and transparency 
  • Good presentation skills with the ability to communicate with a broad set of constituencies, both technical and non-technical 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Collaborative with business and IT functions at onshore  

Experience Required:  

8 years of IT experience, including significant experience in Project Manager/Scrum Master role in J2EE based applications. Worked on Multi interface  environment and  related technologies 

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Serves as scrum master for two or more development teams 
  • Ensures clear communication and organization of all development team objectives 
  • Identifies and removes impediments to development teams 
  • Protects teams from both internal and external distractions 
  • Supports and educates the Product Owner on scrum best practices, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog 
  • Works with stakeholders to ensure user stories are fully vetted and include all necessary requirements and acceptance criteria 
  • Grooms user stories with cross-functional development team on a regular basis 
  • Works with stakeholders and PMO to prioritize user stories and formally plan sprints 
  • Holds regular sprint reviews to demonstrate finished work to stakeholders and celebrate team achievements 
  • Supports a culture of continuous process improvement through sprint retrospectives and metrics analysis 

       Works with PMO to report sprint status to engineering leadership 


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