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Principal Scrum Master

Location:

Noida - None - India

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201702780
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Description

Kronos Noida is hiring a Principal Scrum Master who will ensure that the impediments are identified and removed for the Scrum team. The individual would also be accountable for breaking the stories to actionable granularity.

• Adapt their leadership style to the maturity and capacity of team,
• Drives all Scrum meetings (planning, retrospective/review, daily standups etc.)
• Ensures done definition is clearly identified and followed by team and they achieve the sprint commitments, acts as a buffer between the team and distracting influences
• Ensure information coming from the team (budget, velocity, impediments, risks) is propagated clearly and efficiently to the leadership teams and other scrum teams as required
• Responsible for the Scrum process, ensuring best judgment is applied when using or adjusting the process to the team’s context to ensure that the benefits for Kronos and the team are maximized
• Use the team retrospective to continuously strive to retrospect, adapt and improve in order to maximize the team output in terms of quality and content
• Drives and encourages the team to challenge itself to achieve continuous improvements
• Participates in Scrum of Scrums to coordinate and facilitate projects where there are multiple dependencies
• Works across the global organization to ensure the success of people and projects in every geography

Qualifications

• 8-12 years of experience in IT/Software Industry, experience in working with MNC and should have handled one or more projects at the same time
• 3-5 years of managing Scrum processes and teams - excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong software development background is a must
• Good 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

Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

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! 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. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

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.