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Date: Jul 18, 2018

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 22032 


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 Charlotte, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US).



Manages and coordinates the delivery of software products through the Agile - Scrum framework and assists with project and program management tasks
Responsible for the development and implementation of assigned project(s) and the single point of contact for assigned projects; works closely with Product Owners to provide team direction through Story Maps and Product Backlogs
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.
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.
Works with Product Owner to establish and maintain Product/Story Roadmaps.
Facilitates team collaboration and impediments identification, prioritization and resolution.
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.
Drive maturity curve of agile adoption, partially based on company specific guidance the rest based on industry norms and emerging trends.
Provide training by example to team members, working to normalize the agile maturity of team members and building role generalists.

Required Skills:
3 years experience with managing Scrum through (ideally using Jira)
2 years Financial Services experience a must, 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)
2 years experience integrating vendor software packages within large financial organizations (matrix-ed\distributed environments), managing vendors
2 years experience managing\building\integrating software using model portfolio\asset allocation models; specific experience in integration with backend retirement recordkeeping systems is required
2 years experience creating and delivering executive level PowerPoint presentations

Certifications and Education:
Bachelor’s degree required (Mathematics, Finance, Business, Management, IT Mgt, Comp Sci, Economics), MBA a plus
Desirable certification: PMP, Six Sigma, CSPO or PSPO, CSM

Basic Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience as a scrum master


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 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit 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, 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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