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Scrum Master

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Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN, 560100

Company: Gainwell Technologies LLC

Summary

Leads one or more medium-sized projects with low to moderate complexity. Assists in managing aspects of larger programs. Assists in defining requirements and designing and implementing project modifications and development. Recommends changes or alternate paths as appropriate.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide collaboration, facilitation, leadership, and coaching, supporting the Scrum Team and Scrum process.
  • Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-ups, feedback meetings, sprint reviews/retrospectives, etc.
  • Coach the Scrum Team to understand the need for clear and concise Backlog items
  • Helping the Team to create high-value products.
  • Manage the triage of defects and provide support to PO on prioritization
  • Coordinate dependencies and work across teams via Nexus scrums including lead and coordinate decision-making with other teams and team members
  • Exemplify a Lean-Agile Mindset through Servant Leadership
  • Exhibits Lean-Agile leadership, Leading and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption
  • Champion and coach others in the use of the Agile software development methodology
  • Support changes that increases the productivity of the Scrum Team
  • Anticipate challenges, identify risks, and recommend mitigations and solutions.
  • Remove impediments to team progress.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8-12 Years of practical experience serving as Scrum Master with a strong comprehension of Agile values and principles
  • Understanding of agile methodologies, values, and procedures and the development lifecycle.
  • Deep understanding of the Agile and SAFe/Nexus Principles and how they are applied in workplace culture.
  • Partner with Product Owners to understand key business objectives and strategy, develop backlog and prioritize their stories.
  • Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-ups, remove roadblocks, reviews, retrospectives and demos.
  • Serve as a mentor that transfers agile knowledge and experience to the team, Ability to identify cross team dependencies and align work optimally.
  • Track progress of team performance utilizing appropriate metrics and foster adoption of a high performing Agile culture working closely with the Leadership team.
  • Stand up new Agile teams and facilitate their formation and effectiveness.
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills/mentoring skills/ servant leadership skills with proven ability to remove impediments from the team.
  • Ability to foresee potential conflict and bring existing conflicts to positive resolution

Other Qualifications

  • Skilled in estimating and common project management desktop tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Good leadership skills to train, guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and switch between tasks quickly
  • Ability to manage medium sized projects
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to create and maintain formal and informal networks

Work Environment

  • Office environment
  • Frequent evening or weekend work and on-call work