Req ID: 84476
At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.
NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Project Manager to join our team in VICTORIA, British Columbia (CA-BC), Canada (CA).
Scrum Master Consultant - candidates must be locally based in Victoria BC
Sierra Systems, an NTT Data Company in Victoria is seeking a motivated and experienced Scrum Master Consultant. If you are passionate about technology, client and team interaction, and all the challenges that go with being a consultant, you will want to be a part of our team. Our people have the skills and business savvy to provide exceptional consulting services to clients, helping them gain the optimum benefit from our solutions. We recruit professional results-oriented team players who have true vision and creativity. Our talented consultants are passionate about what they do and excited to delight our customers with their knowledge and capabilities.
The Scrum Master is responsible for delivering complex programs or projects and for ensuring support of the production applications meet the expected service levels of our customers. You will be responsible for guiding, coaching, and educating product owners and development teams through story development, iterations, retrospectives, product backlog management and decision making. The successful candidate will apply specialist knowledge of Agile and Scrum to help teams deliver and continuously improve their product and services quality and speed of delivery.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Facilitate Scrum ceremonies such as daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc.
Guides the team through the scrum process, helping to remove any impediments blocking progress and prevent potential drawbacks.
Lead the team and organization using Agile and Scrum methodology, while maintaining best practices and values.
Lead by example to maximize organizational efficiency.
Remove and resolve impediments.
Enable a safe and trusting environment where challenges can be escalated appropriately, with the focus on problem solving in a calm and analytical fashion.
Improve transparency, disseminate information and ensure communication excellence both internally and externally.
Find methods to effectively manage the product backlog.
Go above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction is met and exceeded.
Encourage and support the team by leading by example.
Professional Qualifications & Experience
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certification.
A minimum of 3 years previous experience in a Scrum Master role applying principles, practices, and technique.
Extensive direct hands on experience in Agile and DevOps environments.
Experience involving continuous process improvement, project management, business requirements and analysis, and technical proficiency.
Knowledge and experience of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach.
Excellent communication and mentoring skills.
Ability to effectively articulate challenges and solutions and conflict resolution.
Clear and effective communication with clients, account executives, and management, building trust.
CANDIDATES MUST BE LOCALLY BASED IN VICTORIA BC
This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries. Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.
About NTT DATA Services
NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.
NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit nttdataservices.com to learn more.
NTT DATA, Inc. (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, gender identity, 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.