Scrum Master

  • Pune
  • Confidential
  • 2-7 years
  • 16 Oct 2015

  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Ensure the Scrum Team adheres to the best practices and processes of Scrum while fostering a healthy, collaborative team environment.
Proactively foster collaboration between the Scrum team and other teams across the organisation. Encourage the understanding of Scrum practices across the organisation.
Facilitate Scrum ceremonies (Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum Standup, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective).
Work with people outside of the Scrum Team to remove roadblocks and impediments that the Scrum Team cannot resolve themselves.
Provide a single point of escalation to other teams for issues. Ensure that issues are followed up by the Scrum team timeously.
Coach and guide the Product Owner in their role of managing the Product Backlog so as to enable a higher performing Scrum team.
Coach the Scrum team to ensure the quality and coverage of artifacts created by the Scrum team, including but not limited to release rollout and deployment plans, contingency/back-out plans, cost and time analysis, and detailed estimates.
Provide mentoring to Scrum team members and encourage a culture of motivation and self-management.
Help the Scrum team maintain and evolve a Done Definition that upholds Pinpoints quality standards, optimises the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and ensures long term agility and technical excellence.
Assist the Scrum Team in establishing a culture of Continuous Improvement, and a focus on delivering maximum value to the business with minimal waste.

Technical skills

Agile Scrum experience (good if certified)
Visual Studio 2012
ASP.NET 4/4.5, C#, MVC4/5, .Net Framework 4/4.5
SQL Server 2012
XML, Web Services, WCF, Web API, SOAP / Rest
LINQ, Html 5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and implementing JavaScript libraries
Experience with a Entity Framework & Unit Testing framework (particularly NUnit)
Experience with Dependency Injection Framework, particularly Ninject
Experience building commercial APIs for integration
Experience implementing 3rd Party API's, for example Payment Gateways
Experience working with Oracle Financials and Oracle EBusiness Suite is an advantage
Knowledge of Application Security
Microsoft Visual Studio, Resharper, Ncrunch, Nunit, Moq
Jira, Wiki - Confluence
Teamcity, Selenium

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