Scrum Master
NCR
DUNDEE, GBR
4d ago

About NCR

NCR Corporation (NYSE : NCR) is a leading software- and services-led enterprise provider in the financial, retail, hospitality, telecom and technology industries.

NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with 34,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Role : Scrum Master

Location : Dundee, Scotland

Package Available : Competitive plus benefits package

Opening / Closing Date : 16 / 01 / 2020 - 13 / 02 / 2020

About the role

Play a key role as a Scrum Master developing NCR’s NDC Enterprise product that will serve several of our major banking customers in the Financial Services industry.

Guiding a local team, you will facilitate development of new modules, features and improvements along with issue resolution.

Your key day-today duties and responsibilities will include :

  • Guiding your teams on how to use Agile / Scrum & SAFe practices and values to meet deliverables.
  • Aligning your teams with the Solution Train and established common processes used by your local team and the off-shore teams, coordinating dependencies and other work items with other teams within the wider organization.
  • Maintaining continuous alignment of program or project scope with strategic business goals and applying your skills in leadership, communication, influence, negotiation, cross-cultural awareness, and conflict resolution.
  • Communicating program or project goals, status, requirements and deliverables to all team members, stakeholders, and sponsors.
  • Coaching and developing team members as necessary to assure common understanding of the Scaled Agile, Software Development process and project goals.
  • Providing feedback and suggestions for the continuous improvement of the common and local team processes.
  • Establishing milestones and monitoring adherence to the Product Increment / Cadence commitments.
  • Fostering communication and productive relationships with Product Managers, Product Owners, team members and other stakeholders.
  • Maintaining and sharing an up-to-date awareness of industry trends, best practices and exploring those that would benefit our business.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Manager, Product Owner and other stakeholders, especially with respect to reviewing and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.
  • Basic Qualifications

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 7 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Experience with Scaled Agile development.
  • Knowledge and / or experience with widely successful Agile techniques : User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Automated Testing.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example : numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Experience using Jira
  • Professional Certs : PMI REP Agile & Scrum Master, SAFe- Agilist, MSP, PRINCE2
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience of facilitating a Scrum of Scrums.
  • Experience of working with teams located at multiple geographic locations.
  • Working experience of Product’ based organization and / or cloud based projects.
  • Candidates must possess a good degree in a technical subject.
  • Offers of employment are conditional upon passage of screening criteria applicable to the job.

    EEO Statement

    Integrated into our shared values is NCR's commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law.

    NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential.

    We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

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