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Scrum Master Specialist (SAFe)

Date:  Jul 19, 2024
Location: 

Chennai, TN, IN, 600032

Req ID:  20677

Summary

 

As a ​Scrum Master Specialist at Gainwell, you can contribute your skills as we harness the power of technology to help our clients improve the health and well-being of the members they serve — a community’s most vulnerable. Connect your passion with purpose, teaming with people who thrive on finding innovative solutions to some of healthcare’s biggest challenges. Here are the details on this position.

Your role in our mission

 

  • 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.

What we're looking for

 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field preferred.
  • 9-14 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.
  • 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.
  • Preference to candidates with Healthcare domain (Medicaid) & ability to start at short notice (30 days or lesser).

Desired Skills

 

  • 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.

Work Environment

 

  • Fast-paced, challenging and rewarding work environment.
  • Work life balance.    
  • Hybrid office environment.

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