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Scrum Master at CareAxiom in Pakistan
Job highlightsPosted on April 19, 2017
We are looking for a talented Scrum Master, this role involves a deep understanding for agile processes, strong internal and external project management skills and an ability to navigate a wide variety of communication matters. In this role the Scrum Master will partner with Product Owner/Client leadership teams and work with project teams to deliver on-time, within scope and on budget technology solutions. This is an instrumental role within Careaxiom and an ideal opportunity for a talented and strong leader to design and manage development processes across an office of 40 technology focused team members.
- People don't work for us but WITH us
- We don't give jobs but CAREERS
- You are not our employee but our PARTNER
What Will You Be Doing?
Provide hands-on management and coaching to scrum teams in all aspects of developmentprocesses (facilitating daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings, backlog grooming, daily routines, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, calculating velocity, limiting work in progress, etc.)
Ensure the team is practicing the core agile principles of self-direction, collaboration, businessprioritization, team accountability, and transparency toward the consistent delivery of working product
Clearly communicate release deliverables to project teams with the lens of desirable, possibleand viable in mind
Identify risk and support mitigation activities. Remove impediments that may prevent teams fromachieving sprint and release goals (internal and external to the team)
Ensures that retrospectives produce actionable tasks; follows through to ensure thatrecommendations are implemented successfully and in a timely manner
Facilitates discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution sessions through effective formsof communication methods and models that support distributed team working models
Develop and maintain internal stakeholder relationships supporting agile product development
Assist with internal and external communication, improve transparency and radiate information
Review current agile processes, drive process improvements and challenge teams to innovate and delivery business value through product development
Remain informed about industry trends and best practices concerning agile methodologies and advance those best practices in the organization.
What Are We Looking For?
First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM), preferred second or third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC) Note: PMI is a plus.
Bachelor's degree (preferably Computer Science or Information Systems); Advanced's Degree equivalent work experience is preferred
5+ years of relevant experience managing and delivering mid to large scale custom development or systems integration projects in agile environments with team sizes upwards of 40.
Has worked in cloud based environments such as SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), web or mobile application architecture
Thorough understanding of agile software development values, principles, roles, cadence, velocity, flow and practices, including backlog sizing, release planning, scrums, test driven development, continuous integration, continuous testing, pair programming
Must have very good knowledge in testing methods/practices/environments, continuous code delivery and deployment experience using continuous integration tools (DevOPS/CI) is desirable
Experience facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos
Demonstrated success in implementing best practices and standards related to Agile scrum development & testing practices
Comfortable working with agile project management tools such as JIRA and Confluence
Experience managing requirements processes including conducting interviews and documenting requirements. Adept at designing future state processes and action items
Ability to work independently and plan and manage multiple assignments
Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Highly competitive salaries
- Talented, passionate, and fun colleagues
- Inpatient health insurance for family
- Outpatient health insurance for family
- MacBook Pro
- International working exposure
- Learning and Growth opportunities
- Performance based Incentives and Bonus plan
- Relocation allowance
- Quarterly bonuses
- Paid time off
- Company sponsored TechTalks
- Company sponsored daily lunch
- Monthly celebration gala
- Team building activities