Senior Scrum Master
14th July, 2022

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Become a bridge between key client business stakeholders and Agile development team
  • Manage value delivered by Agile development team and ensuring alignment with overall service strategy of the client
  • Understand the client’s objectives and strategies and manage the product’s business and technology stakeholders.
  • Balance the trade-off between quality, benefits, risk, budget, time to market and user experience and effectively communicate it to key project stakeholders
  • Clearly define the product and requirements with client business stakeholders and development teams by translating requirement and writing epics, features and stories
  • Maintain the Non-functional Requirements (NFRs), to help ensure that the solution meets relevant standards and other system quality requirements
  • Provide support to the team, work closely with the Scrum Master or be the Scrum Master to remove team impediments and lead by example
  • Mentor junior IBM consultants in the practice and delivery engagements

To ensure success in the role you will possess the following skills –

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience as a project manager, iteration manager or scrum master in IT Consulting or other technology business units across the industry
  • Minimum of 3+ years of project management experience in data initiatives such as data modernisation, migration, governance, reporting, analytics and data science
  • Diverse practical experience in project delivery frameworks such as Scaled Agile, Distributed Agile, Agile Sprints, Kanban, Waterfall etc
  • Skills include Project Planning, Budgeting, Performance Management, Scheduling, Staffing, PM Methods, Performance Management, Scope Management, Contractual Deliverables, Change Control and Risk Management
  • Solid Understanding of various data professional roles and responsibilities
  • Superb communications skills to manage talented, experienced and strongly opinionated senior project members
  • Understanding of concepts of business-critical design, services sensitive to performance SLAs with high availability, fault-tolerance, automatic fail-over and geographical redundancy
  • Experience delivering projects based on Cloud Platform 
  • Understanding of containerisation, virtualisation, infrastructure and networking
  • Understanding of software development life cycle and methodologies
  • Experience in presenting to and influencing stakeholders and senior managers
  • Team leadership and people manager experience
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related Engineering courses
  • One or more industry-recognised technology or project delivery certifications or badges
  • Must have banking experience.