Exl Service

Agile Scrum Master - Associate Consultant

US-REMOTE
ID
2017-4520
Type
Temporary Full-Time
Job Code
DJOB

Overview

The EXL Consulting practice is looking for people who are passionate about helping our clients achieve big things. Our consultants enjoy building lasting relationships with clients and teammates across the globe.  We work in a collaborative environment bringing various strengths, perspectives and experiences together to solve our clients most important and challenging problems.  We are continuously looking for curious and bright minds who are excited to take on new and interesting adventures.

Responsibilities

Follow Agile methodologies and principles for the coordination of multiple, concurrent technology projects Coordinate efforts with personnel from the various IT functions (i.e. Quality Assurance, Development, Business Analysis, Risk Management, Infrastructure) and across the enterprise • Coordinate daily scrum, sprint planning, and all other Scrum events (product backlog refinement, sprint retrospectives, sprint reviews, etc.) • Assist CIO and Project Management Office (PMO) with the creation of regular senior management reports, coordinate company-wide demos, and assist development projects as necessary (such as rolling out new tools and technologies to teams). • Work with the development team and product owner to maintain the product backlog • Facilitate decision-making, issue resolution and consensus among the team members and dependent teams • Embrace a servant-leader role across Scrum teams and support them by proactively identifying and resolving impediments, internal to the team as well as external • Coach teams daily on Scrum principles • Monitor sprint burndown charts and maintain other productivity metrics • Work with Product Owner to prioritize Backlogs • Act as liaison between stakeholders and teams to negotiate sprint scope • Use Scrum, Kanban and XP practices where applicable • Adapt project management framework to stakeholder, project, and team needs • Monitor and document project variance • Communicate clearly and consistently with stakeholders about project status • Manage risks and have risk mitigation plans in place

Qualifications

3+ years of project management experience in software development using Agile and traditional SDLC methodologies • 2+ years of Scrum Master experience • 3+ years of managing technical teams and complex technical projects • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree • CSM (Certified Scrum Master) or similar certification required • PMP certification is preferred • Demonstrated excellence in leadership and ability to create collaborative, productive teams • Ability to collaborate effectively with global team

Experience in performing business analysis, writing user stories and use cases, as well as documenting process flows in Visio is expected.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE College Degree and 3 - 5 years related experience   SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but the team member will need to lead a project team

 

EEO Statement

EEO/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabilities

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