Scrum Master

Job Summary

Company
Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
Industry
Insurance
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Years of Experience
3 - 12 years
Function
IT
Posted On
14th Nov 2019
Skills
Scrum Master,Agile Methodology,Coach

Job Description:

Responsibilities
  • Facilitates Agile ceremonies , including Daily Team Standup, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demo, Sprint Retrospective and Sprint Planning.
  • Removes obstacles or impediments to the team's progress , escalates to Delivery Owner and/ or Head as required.
  • Coaches & mentors team members in adopting Agile practices and a truly Agile mindset including ownership, self-organisation & continuous improvement.
  • Creates a collaborative environment by coaching the team to employ Agile best practices, ensures all tools and methods in place for teams' success.
  • Guides the team in process improvement, helps them to identify its strengths and weaknesses and achieve optimum productivity.
  • Supports team by liaising with 3rd parties, inspecting daily progress towards Sprint Goal and maintaining Agile Metrics and tools.
  • Supports Product Owner in Backlog Refinement, e.g. by proposing techniques for effective Backlog management.
  • Contributes in Product Inception Workshop to define product and Scrum of Scrums (where applicable) to resolve blockers, propose improvements & discuss lessons learnt. 

Qualifications
  • Collaborative and empowering servant leader with exceptional facilitation, issue-solving and communication skills, organizational proficiency, people and conduct management capabilities
  • Experience in Scrum Master, operational (e.g. program/ project) management or delivery roles within the financial or tech industries and strong knowledge of the Agile Scrum framework. Knowledge of and/ or experience with other Agile frameworks (e.g. Kanban, Lean, Extreme Programming, LeSS, SAFe) highly desirable.
  • Scrum Master certification desirable, such as CSM (Certified Scrum Master) or PSM (Professional Scrum Master. Additional agile certifications will be regarded as a bonus, e.g. CSP (Certified Scrum Professional), CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner), PSPO (Professional Scrum Product Owner), PMI-ACP (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner), etc.

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About Us:

Cognizant is a global leader in business and technology services that helps Clients bring the future of work to life – today – in a business environment that is being transformed by accelerating globalization, virtualization, and the shift toward cloud technologies.

We continuously seek the “best and the brightest” when we recruit new employees, and we’re consistently an “employer of choice” at leading engineering and business schools around the world. Our domain industry specialists have well-established backgrounds working with companies in the industries we serve.

Our teams and their talent are a principle reason that we consistently outperform the competition.


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