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Principal Scrum Master

Location:

Noida - - India

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20210016504
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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
• Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting
• Ensure demo are conducted to stakeholders for each functional delivery
• Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
• 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

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kronos, a UKG Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.


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