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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 17-04651
Location: Wayne, Pennsylvania
Scrum Master
Wayne, PA 19087
6 month contract with possible extension


My client, a guidance technology, entertainment data and algorithms company, is in need of a Scrum Master.

The Scrum Master is responsible for applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory while maintaining flexibility to goals and objectives. Successful candidates will assess the Scrum maturity and coach to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization. They will be responsible for interfacing with global teams and must have outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to build effective relationships.

Responsibilities:
  • Manages global scrum teams and drives delivery, ensuring action items are resolved.
  • Manages JIRA board(s) and incremental delivery metrics.
  • Responsible for conducting scrum ceremonies.
  • Partner with Product Owner to remove impediments.
  • Supports facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Partner with Bus OPS, Dev OPS and PMO divisions to ensure overall project and program success including timelines and deliveries are met.
  • Drives accountability and ownership.
Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of experience acting as a Scrum Master.
  • Proven experience in complex, enterprise-level development systems.
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC processes, procedures and tools.
  • General software development experience is a plus.
  • Relevant application experience (JIRA, Confluence)
Education:
  • Bachelors or equivalent work experience.
Required Skills:
  • API
  • PRESENTATION SKILLS
  • REST
  • SDLC

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.