• Scrum Master

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newark
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/28/2018 9:00 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-30192
    Category
    Project/Program/Product Management
    Position Type
    Contract to Perm (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Investments Technology organization is actively pursuing an experienced Scrum Master to assist in the execution of a technology modernization effort including moving from a legacy mainframe environment and leveraging newer technologies and infrastructure capabilities.

    Responsibilities

    • The candidate will be responsible for the project sprint planning and execution related to the project scope.
    • Development of test automation.
    • Technical discussions with project stakeholders.
    • Daily facilitation of the SCRUM development process, aimed at developing test automation solutions
    • Organizing daily standup, sprint planning, review and retrospective meetings
    • Identifying and following up on impediments that hinder the development process
    • Supporting the Product Owner and team in grooming the product backlog and com

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in test automation or design and development.
    • 2+ years of experience as Scrum Master
    • Experience in agile and in scrum master role in software development projects
    • Working Knowledge of methods and techniques for estimation, risk analysis, data interpretation, root cause analysis.                                                      
    • Working knowledge of software tools for requirement management, design, configuration management, reviews, testing etc. Experience in using tools for agile development – JIRA  or similar
    • Knowledge of Requirement Engineering and Management in terms of collection, analysis, documentation and tracing      
    • Good operational leadership, interpersonal communication, proactive, self-motivated and motivating, result oriented, good oral and written communication, ability to lead multidisciplinary development projects and teams
    • Good analytical and problem solving skills
    • Scrum master certification or similar certification
    • Promoting an agile and continuous improvement culture among the development team members and stakeholders
    • Must be a self-starter able to work diligently with little supervision
    • Experience in the Financial Services industry a plus
    • Related industry certifications (PMP, CSM) a plus

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