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Sr Scrum Master

Company: Genpact
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

In this role, the scrum master would be responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices. The individual must be an active contributor towards the overall objective of the project.

  • Expert in planning, executing and implementing multiple projects using one or more agile frameworks (Scrum is a must).
  • Excellent in Scrum framework, with all its artifacts and techniques.
  • Proficient in one or more Agile project management tools (Jira / VersionOne / MS Teams), Jira preferable.
  • Coach and guide all stakeholders to follow the agile principles and tools.
  • To develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents, including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path.
  • Ability to partner and liaison between business users and a technical development team.
  • To develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents, including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path.
  • To effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent Problem solving, conflict resolution and organizational skills.
  • Manage project scope and timelines
  • Well versed in running and managing all the sprint ceremonies.
  • Create self-organizing teams that are flexible and fully productive during sprints.
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
  • provide guidance to direct reports typically comprising of first line managers and supervisors.
  • Software development & testing experience, and Scrum master certification is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement
  • Working knowledge of Azure Dev Ops Preferred qualifications:
    • 10+ years of overall experience.
    • Personal drive and positive work ethic to deliver results within tight deadlines and in demanding situations.
    • Flexibility to adapt to a variety of engagement types, working hours and work environments and locations.
    • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings, and daily stand-ups.
    • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaborations.
    • Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g., from customer or stakeholders)].
    • Help teams implement changes effectively.
    • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) certification Industry recognized Agile certification (e.g: PMP, CSM)
    • Excellent knowledge of Agile methodologies and frameworks in software development projects.
    • Capital Markets Experience
    • Expert Level Experience in a scrum master role
    • Familiarity with software development

Keywords: Genpact, New York , Sr Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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