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Principal Scrum Master

Location:

Noida - None - India

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201701019
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Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

We are looking for a Scrum Master who can effectively communicate challenges and project progress and who can strike a balance between focusing on project deliveries and implementing Agile best practices


• Act as Scrum master for at-least 2-3 scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards lean concept.

• Facilitate all the scrum ceremonies including Scrum of Scrum and cross geo coordination.

o Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting.
o Ensure demo are conducted to stakeholders for each functional delivery.
o Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
o Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.

• Supporting and educating the team and Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and prioritizing the product backlog.
• Reach out to the across company network for impediment removal.

• Identify and maintain relevant metrics that gives the team insight into how they are doing.

• Identify and address challenges in the Scrum process that negatively impact team productivity

• Work with other scrum masters in our product team. Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams.

• Liaise between the team and product management for better communication between the disciplines.

• Take responsibility for managing dependencies between our team and third parties or between our team and other scrum teams.

• Participate and help to facilitate the Scrum Master Community in the local site as well as globally to foster on-going improvement in the global development process.

Qualifications

- Graduate / Post Graduate in Computer Science / IT / Electronics & Communication or related field with excellent academics from reputed college.
- 9 to 12 yrs of experience in IT / Software Industry, Experience in working with MNC, and should have handled one or more projects at the same time
- 3 to 5 yrs of managing Scrum Processes and teams - Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong software development / testing background is a must.
- Excellent leadership,communication & colaboration, people management skills
- Team mentoring, not an autocratic leader, open to ideas & allowing the team to take initiative  

Soft Skills:
- Self motivated, pro-active, initiative to learn and show high levels of creativity and innovation to evangelize new ideas
- Should possess excellent problem solving capability and ability to approach problems in a thoughtful and practical manner
- Must have the ability to drive a plan to completion combined with good written and oral communication
- Good communication skills

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.