Our client, an American tax service provider operating in North America, Australia, and India is looking for a Scrum Master with BA experience for Trivandrum location.
Responsibilities and Duties :
Good knowledge of the risks involved in application integration and interfaces with 3rd party software and identify the functional / technology gaps in the Agile framework early enough
Should facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, estimation, sprint demo, and retrospective meetings, forecast the numbers of deliverables possible in an iteration
In-depth knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories, retrospective formats, handling bugs, TDD, Continuous Integration / Testing, Automated Testing, etc.
Should be the ability to track and remove impediments, reduce waste and increase productivity
Should be able to help the product owner to make the product backlogs in good shape and make them ready for the next sprint.
Should be responsible to conduct and facilitate sprint planning & retrospective meetings and coordinate work with teams spread across multiple geographic locations.
Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications :
Overall 10+ years of experience and should have played the Scrum Master role for at least two years
Should have sound knowledge on SAFe and Agile technical project management of multiple software releases
Should have strong experience in Agile / DevOps model - Migrations to Azure DevOps, Support continuous builds and integration, iterative and incremental development
Knowledge of other Agile approaches : XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
Should have strong stakeholder management, negotiation, decision making, and conflict resolution, communication skills
Should have a deep understanding of tax domain, tax products and ability to play the role of a Business Analyst or an SME when required
Should have good skills to coach the team how to follow agile scrum, which really works