Agile Coach/ Developer - Scrum Master

Options Executive Search Pvt. Ltd
  • Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 8-13 years
  • 22 Sep 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

We are looking for an AGILE Coach and Manages and guides the ScrumMasters in the Hyderabad office to ensure the highest Agile standards are uniformly met

- Acts as an Agile Coach in coaching teams and respective ScrumMasters daily on Scrum principles - and advises project teams outside their jurisdiction on best practices

- Works with product management to ensure Product Backlogs are stocked, scoped appropriately, and prioritized

- Works with development teams to groom Product Backlogs in preparation for Sprint Planning Meetings

- Prepares and leads Sprint Planning Meetings

- Leads Daily Scrums and removes impediments

- Monitors Sprint Burndown Charts and maintains other productivity metrics

- Protects the Sprint Backlog from scope creep

- Acts as liaison between stakeholders and teams to negotiate Sprint scope

- Coordinates Backlog Refinement Meetings with Product owner and team

- Facilitates Sprint Review Meetings, using outcome to work with product management in updating the Product Backlog

- Facilitates Sprint Retrospective Meetings and expedite plans for improvement

- Tracks release planning

- Uses Kanban and XP practices where applicable

- Adapts project management framework to stakeholder, project, and team needs

- Assists Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) in implementing Agile best practices, processes and tools

- Assists Project Management Office (PMO) in compiling regular updates for senior management, coordinating company-wide demos and assisting in development projects as necessary

- 7+ years of project management experience in software development using Agile and traditional SDLC methodologies

- 5+ years of Scrum Master experience

- 5+ years of managing technical teams and complex technical projects

- Bachelor's or Master's degree

- CSM (Certified ScrumMaster) certification

- Demonstrated excellence in leadership and ability to create collaborative, productive teams

Preferred :

- PMP certification

- Experience working successfully with external clients

- Experience with JIRA and Confluence

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