Scrum Master
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Lisbon, Portugal
há 1 dia
source : Just Join IT

Agile (advanced)

Scrum Master (advanced)

Our Digital Engineering practice is responsible for helping our clients leverage next generation software in order to engage customers more directly, easily and precisely by developing production ready applications at record speed.

Cloud technology gives Biz-IT team unfettered access to technology to modernize and build core IT applications faster. We leverage cloud technologies, seamlessly marrying it with human insights & behaviors to develop solutions that not only uncover consumer wants and desires today, but also predict their behavior and requirements in the future.

This is all aligned through the use of agile methodology.

Position Overview :

You will be responsible for working with teams using modern software development techniques and help them to develop and refine apps which meet customers’ needs through the application of agile methodology.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Working closely with Product Management, User Design, Architecture and Development teams to identify, solidify and document implementable product features and requirements (user stories) in a distributed agile environment
  • Assisting the User Design team in creating and reviewing high fidelity wireframes
  • Elaborating requirements (user stories) for development consumption as required
  • Conducting demos for minimum viable product and providing feedback
  • Cultivating an environment in which delivery teams become self-organising and team members become self-directive
  • Positively influencing key stakeholders to co-ordinate the delivery schedules and facilitate communication as appropriate making sure we’re doing the right things at the right time
  • Improving the skills and efficiencies of people and processes, being able to demonstrate improved performance and output
  • Identifying potential bottlenecks in the delivery of features and working with the team to avoid / unblock these
  • Facilitating workshops / discussions to determine the priority of work and the order in which it should be done
  • Delivering to commercial deadlines using lean & agile technique to maintain quality e.g. Minimum Viable Product, tech debt, burn-up analysis and fast feedback
  • Driving a continuous improvement philosophy and helping steer team improvements
  • Facilitating project Kick-offs, User Story writing workshops and showcases / demos
  • Facilitating problem solving in such situations where work is not progressing across the board e.g. swarming
  • Research, learn new tools, methodologies and technologies and implement them in the project to continuously improve
  • Engaging in a continuous everything’ culture : community think & act; learn; suggest and adopt change
  • Skills and competencies :

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Business & IT or other related specializations
  • Experience in Scrum Master role
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Passionate to continuously learn and adapt
  • Ability to work collaboratively with global project teams
  • Ability to plan and organise effectively and take initiative within agreed parameters
  • Ability to inspire others and influence change across the business
  • Capable in building self-organising teams
  • Ability to respond to high-priority situations; and work with all levels of management
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (English)
  • Knowledge of one or more agile process e.g. Scrum; Kanban; XP preferred
  • We offer :

  • A career in one of the largest and fastest growing IT services provider worldwide
  • A comprehensive training program
  • A challenging international environment
  • Opportunity to work for large multinationals and other leading companies
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