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Scrum Master(QI-PP-012)

Bengaluru, KA
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Nurture self-organizing, high performing teams through servant leadership and mentoring. Guide new and existing teams through the Forming, Norming, Storming and Performing stages to reach and maintain High Performing status Encourage, support, and guide continuous improvement of the team, its products and processes. Resolve conflict through arbitration, negotiation, reasoned discussion, or escalation. Willing and able to identify problems, impediments, dependencies, and other team dysfunctions, and then facilitate quick resolution. Facilitates the development process. Upholds, defends, coaches and mentors agile values as expressed in the Agile Manifesto Works closely with one, or at most two, development teams. Maintain a close working relationship with one or two Product Owners. Able to work with and represent a wide variety of stakeholders that need to work with the team. Work closely with PayPal agile coaches and the Agile Practice Group. Guides Product Owner in developing, maintaining and grooming Product Backlog Removes impediments/blockers in order to keep teams highly productive Identifies and manages dependencies with other internal or external teams Provides metrics and status to senior management and accurately represent status of the Scrum Team(s) Facilitates Sprint Planning, Release Planning, Daily Stand-Ups, Stakeholder Demos and Sprint Retrospectives Establishes and facilitates Scrum of Scrums as needed Member of an agile team for at least 2 year Manage Work In Progress Limits, i.e., make sure the team is not working on too many items at once, and help them get into a flow of starting and completing work in a predictable way Encourage the team to look for opportunities to help each other out Make sure there are no scope changes during the Sprint without discussion with Delivery Team and Product Owner Team Communicate agreed upon scope changes inside and outside the Scrum Team During each Sprint, ensure the whole team is looking ahead to the next Sprint and thinking about the upcoming User Stories During each Sprint, ensure the Delivery Team has identified and d the tasks before the Sprint Planning meeting Organize and facilitate demonstrations of the product between the Delivery Team and Product Owner Team Ensure a collaborative culture exists across the team and promotes team buildingJob RequirementsTechnical and Domain Acumen Must be responsible for constraining and guiding the development of an agile team into a self-organized, effective, development unit with a sustainable cadence.Skills Thorough understanding of iterative software development to help teams implement the most optimal agile approach suited to the teams needs Complete understanding of agile processes such as Scrum, XP, and Kanban to mentor and guide teams, experience should be progressively demonstratble through career path Excellent communicator, able to gain the respect of the team, external stakeholders, and management Skilled at creating a fully transparent development process that the teams embrace and all stakeholders gain visibility on how the backlog is being depleted to meet customer goals Excellent presentation and facilitation skills, must have facilitated team collaboration sessions such as Release Planning, Retrospectives and cross team dependencies Proficient in promoting agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous integration, TDD, BDD, and refactoring. Understand agile metrics and reporting techniques, help teams adopt appropriate Information Radiators to show progress of all work and burndowns at iteration and Release level of remaining work Experienced in developing close working relationships with all levels of management, especially the functional managers of team members.Leadership Guides the team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments Guides Product Owner to ensure Vision, Roadmap is transparent, ensure team s work is aligned to these Goals and Objective Mentors team members on Agile/Scrum best practices.
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 8-13


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