Scrum Master- Senior | 6+ Yrs | Pune

  • Experienced
  • Full Time
  • Pune, India
  • Experience: 6+ Years

Website FIS Global

Job Description:

In today’s highly competitive private equity market, firms must not only deliver superior returns, but also respond to more stringent reporting requirements and increasing demands for information – both from within and outside their organization. Throughout the industry there is mounting pressure on organizations to do more, requiring a clear technology strategy that not only addresses the demands of today, but also enables the growth and performance of tomorrow.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience.
  • Serve as the Project Scrum team facilitator. Leverages Agile principles to ensure adherence to the theory, practices, and rules of Scrum.
  • Supports Product Owners by utilizing collaborative techniques and communication strategies for efficient backlog management.
  • Promotes self-organizing, cross-functional techniques in the production of high-value products.
  • Supports Scrum teams by removing impediments to protect sprint goals.
  • Facilitates Scrum ceremonies as requested or needed, maintains time-box ceremonies.
  • Practices the core agile principles in collaboration, prioritization, accountability.
  • Promotes continuous improvement throughout the product cycle.
  • Facilitates sprint demos, planning and retrospectives.
  • Provides status reporting on key performance indicators (KPIs), schedules, resources and milestone delivery.
  • Other related duties assigned as needed

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Experience in a scrum master role
  • Familiarity with software development
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks
  • Excellent communication and servant leadership skills
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Business or similar field
  • Scrum master certification is a plus
  • Helping software development teams apply the Scrum framework
  • Planning deliverables and helping teams monitor performance
  • Resolving issues that hinder the teams’ work

Job Requirements:

  • Manage each project’s scope and timeline
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders)
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
  • 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
  • Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it

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