Job Description :

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure business projects with IT components deliver the planned benefits and consistently stay on schedule and on budget.
  • Facilitate Scrum meetings, steering committee meetings, and project kick-off meetings
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization
  • Coordinate logistics for Agile ceremonies and practices, e.g., backlog maintenance, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives
  • Partner with product owners to effectively manage the product backlog.
  • Share your deep understanding of Agile and lean practices, processes, and artifacts
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework
  • Lead all phases of projects from identification through benefits realization
  • Develop cut over plans and Facilitate risk/issue management
  • Encourage Agile behaviors, reinforce practices, norms, ceremonies, and support the overall team performance and effectiveness
  • Ensure all work is tracked in the backlog and balanced across team members
  • identify continuous improvement opportunities and regularly improve performance
  • Ensure compliance with SDLC policies and procedures
  • Facilitate risk and issue management
  • Maintain the team's process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and clear communications
  • Drive a collaborative and encouraging team culture through team building and engagement practices

Qualifications:

  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have experience effectively communicating at all levels of an organization, including executives
  • 4+ years’ experience serving as a scrum master
  • Requires strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate others to complete tasks.
  • Requires CSM, PSM, or PMI-ACP certification.
  • Experience with vendor selection and collaborating with system integrators
  • Preferred experience with GCP DevOps
  • Expert level Agile/SDLC experience
  • Experience working with change management activities to ensure business benefits are realized

 

Preference for candidates experienced with:

  • eCommerce and Digital Marketing Experience are a big plus
  • Understanding and working experience of PIM (Product information management), DAM (digital asset Management), MDM (Customer, vendor) and Order management
  • Working experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and associated services
  • Basic understanding of testing tools like Selenium, Apache JMeter
  • Jira/Confluence experience
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: user stories, ATDD, TDD, continuous integration, continuous testing, pairing, automated testing, agile games
  • Basic knowledge of CI/CD framework and tools around it. Working experience on google CI/CD tool set, Jenkins, Dockers
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Strong team player

 

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Digital Strategy combined with technology execution, or similar.
  • Additional considerations for demonstrated post degree continuing education, or self-study credentials.
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM).
             

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