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Scrum Master / Scaled Agile Scrum Master

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Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Watertown, MA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 48075 


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 / Scaled Agile Scrum Master to join our team in Watertown, MA.


NTT DATA Services Healthcare connects people to the right technology and processes to accelerate innovation. NTT DATA Services believes information is the foundation on which healthcare will move forward. We are committed to helping the world create an information-driven healthcare system.  This client continues to grow and thrive, and we are looking for individual contributors who can assist NTT DATA Services with meeting deliverables and client expectations. You will work with a fast-paced global leader in IT and have the ability to learn from the best and brightest in the industry. 



-Work as a Scrum Master in a SAFe - hybrid scrum/traditional SDLC environment

-Experience with projects involving enterprise-wide application suites and multiple business functions

-Knowledge and practice of traditional scrum ceremonies and help teams adhere to defined goals of each event

-Prioritize backlog items driven by date relationships, deadlines & regulatory requirements and business driven value added features

-Help ensure effective completion of prioritized backlog and support Product Owner in backlog management

-Clearly define and articulate project risk items to client

-Work with testing resources to help ensure full coverage testing needs: including configuration, development and methodology to project standards
-Promote teamwork and culture of accountability

-Lead by example and be a team player

-Manage multiple medium to large-sized projects or a single highly complex project

-Interactive extensively with senior leadership within the customer

-Determine and coordinate the sharing of leveraged resources among projects

-Provide project and/or product deliverables including kickoff presentations, project plans, status reports, budget burn reports, and deployment plans

-Help prepare and report progress metrics and performance to leadership and stakeholders

-Help remove or mitigate impediments to team progress

-Define and implement project and program management standards and processes within NTT DATA and across client engagements

-Identify opportunities and make recommendations for project management process improvements


-Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Scrum Master, ideally in the healthcare insurance industry

-Scrum Master Certification

-SAFe certification

-Advanced understanding of IT Project Management principles and techniques

-Demonstrated advanced proficiency in the specific tools that are available and required as part of the company's project management information system

-Advanced ability to identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action plans

-Familiarity with system life cycle processes from ideation through delivery

-Ability to coordinate and collaborate across multiple business units engaged in the delivery of scope and effort


-Experience working in an extremely fast paced environment

-PMP certification preferred but not required


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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