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Sr. Scrum Master

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Date: Jun 24, 2019

Location: Mountlake Terrace, WA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 55233 


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 Sr. Scrum Master to join our team in Mountlake Terrace, Washington (US-WA), United States (US).



The ScrumMaster will guide and coach Agile teams Agile/Scrum principles, practices and values. They will act as a servant leader, facilitating the team through the delivery lifecycle and relentlessly advocating for continuous improvement in solution quality as well as the team’s Agile and technical practices. They will develop a trusting, safe and collaborative environment and coach the team to adopt an Agile mindset. The ScrumMaster will coach and support scaled Agile principles and practices and help the team integrate its work effectively with supporting teams, identifying and eliminating impediments, and facilitating flow. The ScrumMaster will also participate in leading the client organization through Agile transformation initiatives, providing input and guidance to the transformation team and coaching the client organization to adopt Agile, including Product Management, business stakeholders and IT stakeholders.

This specific position will support the client's infrastructure delivery teams. Knowledge of and/or experience with infrastructure is preferred.


1. Guide and coach the team and client organization to follow Agile/Scrum principles, values and practices to iteratively deliver value to the organization. Demonstrate continual improvement in team effectiveness and productivity.
2. Foster team health, creating a trusting, safe and collaborative environment; guiding and coaching the team to become self-organized and empowered.
3. Help the team and client organization assess their Agile maturity, including Agile practices, culture and technical practices. Coach the team and client organization to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
4. Radiate Information related to team health and value delivered, identifying gaps, developing new practices and measures, to demonstrate a complete and accurate picture. Coach the client organization to adopt and use the practices and measures appropriately.
5. Support and coach the Product Manager and Product Owner on Agile/Scrum practices, including backlog creation, refinement and prioritization; epic and feature decomposition, writing stories and acceptance criteria.
6. Identify, manage and escalate delivery team and organization issues and risks. Timely and relentless focus and problem solving to prevent or remove impediments and distractions that interfere with the team or organization’s ability to deliver on their goals.
7. Facilitate discussion, decision making, problem solving and conflict resolution coaching the team and organization to improve methods and practices
8. Actively and continuously develop knowledge and skills of Scrum, Agile and coaching practices.
9. Actively contribute to Agile transformation initiatives.


Required Skills:

-5+ys working Scrum Master


Preferred Skills:

-SAFe-Scrum Master certification


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 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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