Scrum Master

Company: Synechron Inc.
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 24.MAR.2020


Synechron is one of the fastest-growing digital, business consulting technology firms in the world. Specialized in financial services, the b...


Synechron is one of the fastest-growing digital, business consulting technology firms in the world. Specialized in financial services, the businessrsquo focus on embracing the most cutting-edge innovations combined with expert knowledge and technical expertise has allowed Synechron to reach 500+ million in annual revenue, 8,000 employees and 18 offices worldwide. Synechron is agile enough to invest RD into the latest technologies to help financial services firms stand at the cutting-edge of innovation yet, also large enough to scale any global project. Learn more at http Synechron draws on over 15 years of financial services IT consulting experience to provide expert systems integration expertise and technical development work in highly-complex areas within financial services. This includes Enterprise Architecture Strategy, Application Development Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure Management, Data Analytics and Cloud Computing. Synechron is one of the worldrsquos leading systems integrators for specialist technology solutions including Murex, Calypso, Pega, and others and also provides traditional offshoring capabilities with off-shore development centers located in Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai as well as near-shoring capabilities for European banks with development centers in Serbia. Synechronrsquos technology team works with traditional technologies and platforms like Java, C++, Python, and others as well as the most cutting-edge technologies from blockchain to artificial intelligence. Learn more at httpsynechron.comtechnology httpsynechron.comtechnology20 Synechron Inc is seeking Scrum Master with in financial services to join our Milwaukee, WI team. Responsibilities Provides overall guidance for team to adhere to Agile principles and practices. Arrange, facilitate and possibly schedule meetings, demos and decision making processes to ensure that the proper collaborative process is in use. This may include all relevant Scrum ceremonies. Facilitates the sprint review, demo, and retrospective. Captures, distributes, and monitors retrospective feedback. Embodies the Scrum values. Fosters a learning environment in order to facilitate a culture of continuous improvement using an empirical driven approach. Teaches problem solving and helps the team, the Product Owner, and the organization become better problem solvers for themselves. Facilitates team transparency by escalating impediments and shares progress by the team to the appropriate channels. Provides regular and open communication across the program to all stakeholders for transparency and awareness of progress and impediments. Eliminates impediments by actively addressing issues so the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the sprint. Actively engaged in defining and managing action items, identifying issues and risks, adjusting scope, and identifying tasks necessary to complete planned work. Guides team in self-organization encourages and motivates team to focus on iteration goals. Helps the team improve on their journey towards continuous delivery, which includes technical practices including continuous integration, continuous deployment, pair programming, test-driven development, other XP practices and designing the solution for release. Establish and maintain close, collaborative working relationships with and between Agile team members and stakeholders to provide transparency and create accountability. Provides the tools and transparency so that stakeholders and management can be updated regularly. Mentors and coaches Product Owner with all necessary lean product managementscrum product management concepts, such as product vision, prioritization strategy, stakeholder management, backlog refinement, behavior-driven development, persona creation, and any mapping techniques (impact mapping, user story mapping, etc.). Required Skills Individual contributor that works under limited supervision, with basic knowledge of Agile principles and practices. Applies subject matter knowledge requires capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skillsknowledge. Typically servant leads 1-2 Agile teams. At least 3 years of experience in Agile technology delivery and Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) teams and an understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development. One or more year of experience in a Scrum environment. One or more years of experience in a Kanban environment. Experience successfully delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule. Working technical knowledge of the software development process ndash design, development, test, and deployment. Experience and use of Agile tools, such as Jira, Azure DevOps Server, and VersionOne. Experience and use of Agile practices, such as managing flow using work-in-progress limits, product management, and knowledge of XP practices. Demonstrated coaching experience (effective at getting the best out of people, drive people to their best performance, empowerment, and motivation) in a matrixed environment. Excellent communication, collaboration, leadership and conflict resolution skills. Experience using tools that measure and report on team performance, backlog health and continuous improvement. CSM (Certified Scrum Master) and or PSM (Professional Scrum Master) a plus. Will also consider PMI-ACP, KMP, or SPC certifications as well. Strong attention to detail. Previous experience working with geographically distributed teams a plus.

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