Advanced Scrum Master


Job title: Advanced Scrum Master

Company: Zealogics

Job description: Responsibilities* Serve as Scrum Master leading Agile teams focusing on projects for Debit Card and Checks squad.* Promote Agile culture, values, behaviors, and principles across business, development and testing organizations.* Create a collaborative team environment; partner with Agile Coach to provide constructive feedback for continuous agile improvement.* Develop team norms and balance workload for onshore and offshore developers, testers and Product Owners.* Plan and conduct Agile meetings/ceremonies (e.g., Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, Daily Stand Up, Test Plan and Test Case reviews, Sprint Demos, Retrospectives, etc.).* Review and manage backlog and in-progress items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate.* Maintain team metrics and report project statuses (e.g., velocity/burn down charts, financial status, issues/risks, etc.) on a regular basis to Product Owner and to senior stakeholders.* Take ownership to drive through resolutions of issues or blockers, coordinate directly with other development/product teams on inter-dependencies or through Scrum-of-Scrums ceremony.* Takes a lead role in overall release management, which includes end-to-end regression test coordination, ensuring SDLC artifact adherence, runbook coordination, and deployment support.* Oversee Production issues, partner with Product Owner on impact assessment and prioritization of production issues.Required Skills* 7+ years hands-on experience in a large complex banking organization or major consulting organization acting in as a Scrum Master utilizing Agile Scrum and Kanban frameworks* 5 + years of hands-on experience with Agile project management software/tools (e.g., JIRA, etc.).* Proven relationship management, communication, teamwork, and influence skills; ability to operate at senior levels in both written and verbal communications.* 4+ Years developing full-scale project plans and associated communication documents, including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path.* Experience estimating resources needed to achieve project goals.* Hands on-experience proactively managing change in project scope, identifying potential issues, and devising contingency plans.* Proven experience to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.* Detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, and ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.* Proficient with MS Office applications: Excel, MS Project, Visio, Word, and PowerPoint.Desired Skills* Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification* Technical background in integration, development, testing, and/or infrastructure is nice to have.Educational Qualification:* Minimum BE/BTech degree in Computer Science, IT Engineering or a related field

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Location: Arlington, VA

Job date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 07:13:56 GMT

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