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Scrum Master & Business Analyst

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Date: Mar 16, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 113278 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Scrum Master & Business Analyst to join our team in Charlotte, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US).

Job Responsibilities Include:


  • Manages and coordinates the delivery of software products through the Agile - Scrum framework and Business Analyst assists with project and program management tasks
  • Leads teams on small projects through Agile Scrum. Drives the development of plans and delivery activities to realize project objectives (roughly 50% Scrum Master work\50% program mgt work and coordination work) 
  • Manages project activities and resources, and forecasts through Clarity allocations 
  • Understands product / functional background, priorities, and policies and applies this understanding to project activities 
  • Understands project management disciplines of schedule, cost, risk and issue management 
  • Schedule Management – creates sprint and release plans, manages, and understands impacts to project scope, constraints, and schedule.
  • Responsible for performing the role of a Business Analyst will be required to analyze business and functional requirements provided from the business.
  • The individual must be able to partner with technology resources to translate the requirements into technical requirements.
  • The analyst must have the ability to document functional and operational impacts to associates and customers.   
  • Cost Management - develops, monitors, and assesses project budgets through the entire project life cycle providing full transparency to stakeholders 
  • Communication Management - creates and manages communications with stakeholders providing relevant details for informing and decision making in the enterprise status report
  • Excellent presentation and Powerpoint skills for audiences of varying levels 
  • Utilizes available tools for identifying and tracking issues such as the Delivery Risk Assessment, risk workshops, and Clarity 
  • Quality Management - identifies relevant quality standards and defines governance, communication, and quality processes
  • Facilitates Agile Ceremonies: Backlog Refinement, Daily Scrums, Sprint Planning sessions and Retrospectives.
  • Maintain and utilize Focus Factor Models in Release and Sprint Planning. 
  • Drive continuous and consistent process improvement culture, providing and analyzing current and historical metrics to inspect and adapt. 
  • Provide training by example to team members, working to normalize the agile maturity of team members and building role generalists.


Basic Qualifications:


  • 2 years of experience managing Scrum through (ideally using Jira) 
  • 2 years of Financial Services experience
  • 2 years of experience integrating vendor software packages within large financial organizations (matrix-ed\distributed environments), managing vendors 
  • 2 years of experience managing\building\integrating software using model portfolio\asset allocation models; specific experience in integration with backend retirement recordkeeping systems is required 
  • 2 years of experience creating and delivering executive level PowerPoint presentations
  • Bachelor’s degree required (Mathematics, Finance, Business, Management, IT Mgt, Comp Sci, Economics), MBA a plus


Preferred Skills: 


  • Financial Planning/Retirement, Wealth Management, Advisory Services experiences highly desirable (some functional knowledge in this space is required, previous analytical experience in this space is also highly desirable) 
  • Strong business acumen, strategic thinking, and analytical skills 
  • Ability to take tasks to next logical step with minimal oversight 
  • Desirable certification: PMP, Six Sigma, CSPO or PSPO, CSM





About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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