Scrum Master - Mfg/Ops - #100335


Date: 04/19/2022 20:30 PM

City: Grand Island, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Description

Company Overview:

Req ID: 188165

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now

NTT DATA's Client is currently seeking a Scrum Master - Mfg/Ops with 5+ years of Experience leading Agile / Scrum adoption at the team level to join their team in Grand Island, New York (US-NY), United States (US). REMOTE!!

Job Description:

Our Project Management practice group is currently seeking a Scrum Master who has strong experience in IT Applications product team management to support one of our global Healthcare devices/Life Science clients, based out of Grand Island, NY

This Scrum Master is a solution-oriented leader that can apply the agile methodology experience to lead global, cross-functional teams (including product management, change management, technology, and Supply chain) to the successful delivery that improve our operation. The Scrum Master will be adept at building and maintaining relationships; customer obsessed, adaptable, and enjoys bringing structure and discipline to ambiguous spaces to realize measurable value for the business

You will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs and balance short & long-term business needs against constraints

Responsibilities and Duties:

Act as a Scrum Master for one or more Scrum teams

Establish team level cadence and drive team level ceremonies (e.g. sprint planning, team retrospectives, backlog refinement, etc.)

Provide leadership, direction, and mentoring to encourage adoption of good Agile practices

Encourage and facilitate cross-team coordination and collaboration

Find and work to remove development and project roadblocks. Advance impediments appropriately as needed

Facilitate management of the Scrum team's dependencies between the team and third parties, release managers, or other Scrum teams

Utilize Jira to manage your project

Overseeing multiple work streams

Reporting status on scrum of scrums

Communicate product risks, progress, launches and retrospective across all stakeholder teams - consistently and transparently

Strive constantly to improve and establish a high bar in product/project execution using objective metrics

Plan out sprint resourcing and manage/groom your team's development backlog

Be detail-oriented and proactive in identifying and closing gaps in the product development lifecycle

Present product updates to senior-level stakeholders, welcoming feedback and implementing/driving changes quickly

Lead team to resolve all project issues and impediments on a timely manner, effectively communicate, manage expectations and resolve conflicts working closely with team and leadership

Align to business and IT priorities by effectively leveraging Agile/ SCRUM SAFe methodologies, while coaching and mentoring team members

Manage multiple product Scrum teams (internal, external, & for multiple divisions) in parallel, with regular standups, promoting team collaboration, innovation and quality outcomes

Actively manage backlog along with Product Owner and Team to business priorities, identify risks and impediments, prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters expeditiously and proactively, follow-through on tasks to successful completion with minimal guidance, often with deadline pressures

Demonstrate high adaptability and flexibility to take responsibility to support new projects that has priority and as communicated

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in IT, Business Administration, Mathematics, Human Centered Design or related fields

5+ years of Experience leading Agile / Scrum adoption at the team level

Experience with Kanban - Agile methodologies

Experience with Agile management tools such as Atlassian Jira

Agile/Scrum Industry Certification

Preferred Experience and Skills:

Experience working with scrum of scrums

Experience working on multiple work streams

Experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies, facilitating the ceremonies like backlog grooming, epic /User story, daily standups, estimation and velocity, resolving impediments, sprint retrospection, coaching team members and usage of JIRA, Confluence and metrics reporting

Strong communicator with effective presentation skills delivering formal presentations & facilitate Demo to various levels of management articulating project/Sprint status, risk mitigations, benefits & financial realizations

Familiarity with the DevOps implementation focusing on the Continuous Integration and deployment leveraging automation building deployment pipelines with focus on quality and speed to market

Self-motivated and independent critical thinker who can visualize and guide team during conflicting situations to stay focused on business goals & priorities

Has strong experience in Agile methodologies, Kanban, Scrum of Scrums, lean budget, managing release train, process improvements, provide training on Agile tools & dashboard

Effective conflict & impediments management in a fast-paced environment, take higher responsibilities working with cross functional team who are working on multiple priorities

Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to influence stakeholders and team members with variety of personal styles to focus on right priorities under pressure and tight deadlines

Excellent written and verbal communication skills is a must

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

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