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Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 38998 

 

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

 

NTT DATA Services currently seeks a SCRUM Master to join our team in Austin, TX.  Candidates local to Austin, TX are strongly preferred.  

 

As Scrum Master, you will lead and drive one or more project streams/tracks following Lean Agile process. You’ll lead cross-functional teams to iteratively deliver complex and global-scaled products.  As an agile master, you’ll manage the success of each iteration and challenge your team to refine processes to increase efficiencies and deliver well-polished, working software every iteration.  Your skills will be utilized to coach development team members and broaden the organization’s delivery practices.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Partner with Product owner to prioritize sprint backlog.
  • Partner with development teams to deliver project objectives through iterative delivery by offering expertise in addressing blockers and dependency resolution
  • Collaborate with user communities and project teams for seamless QA activities including UAT .
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and drive product quality and engineering velocity
  • Perform peer to peer coaching, training and mentoring to improve process competencies
  • Lead the efforts of developing Agile software engineering and management best practices.
  • Use iteration management to deliver demoable results every sprint
  • Create Agile communication plan

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience as SCRUM Master

 

 

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Experience in leading and managing large Agile programs and projects, including extensive experience in managing software development and system deployments
  • Experience in supporting an enterprise wide Agile transformation
  • Experience in conducting Agile team training
  • Experience leading efforts to prepare life cycle documents, including Use Cases, Requirements System Design Alternatives, System Development Plans, Detailed Design Specifications, and Implementation Plans
  • Preferred Certifications: Agile Certified Practitioner /Certified Scrum Master (CSM) /Certification as a Product Owner (CSPO)/SAFe Program Consultant 4 (SPC4),

           Project Management Professional (PMP)

 

 

 

This is a Temporary Employee of NTT DATA role.  This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                

                     

About NTT DATA Services

 

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.

 

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit nttdataservices.com to learn more.

 

NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

 

 

 


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