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Scrum Master/ Project Manager in Memphis, TN – HCL America – FedEx (
Ref No.: 18-51030
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 6 Years
Start Date: 07/19/2018
Job Description:

Job title: Scrum Master/ Project Manager-
Location: Memphis, TN
Duration : Contract
Client: HCL America


Job Description
· The Scrum Master role is responsible for implementation of prioritized business user stories via agile Sprints within the high-visible Advanced Analytics program.
· She/ He will oversees multiple high-priority projects, which often require high levels of functional integration and cross-functional resources.
· These projects are on the radar of upper management and the expectation is that this level would be able to communicate the status of the project at any point in time.
· The SM will also track and communicate the progress of the project to both, business and technology.

Responsibilities:
· Facilitate user story sizing and estimation workshops
· Facilitate release and sprint planning
· Facilitation of daily stand-ups, sprint review and demos
· Strong communication, leadership and relationship building
· Model, promote and encourage Agile values, best practices, processes and behaviours.
· Protect the team from outside interruptions.
· Help remove barriers for the team.
· Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

Skills Required:
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including managing client expectations, communicating issues, risks, and opportunities, and articulating a clear vision of project success.
· Agile mentoring and coaching.
· Scaled Agile Framework.
· Software development lifecycle.
· Experience working in large enterprise environments a plus.
· Experience working on backend/data/Microservices teams a plus.
· Experience working with data scientists a plus.