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Scrum Master

Posted on Feb 21, 2020 by Cognizant Technology Solutions

McLean, VA
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Scrum Master

Cognizant Technology Solutions

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McLean, VA

Cognizant Technology Solutions

12,947 reviews

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Why Cognizant?
Our strength is our people, and our ability to work
together. We pride ourselves on the talent we are able to attract to our
organization. We not only hire the best, but continuously strive to provide our
associates with opportunities to work with innovative solutions and
technologies, with premier clients across the globe. Our diverse backgrounds
offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively
discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions
for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to
construct meaningful solutions through true collaboration.

The Scrum Master role fundamentally guides the scrum
team by taking an active role in planning, facilitation and measures to help
the team achieve its sprint goal. This role requires solid, practical
experience with the techniques and approaches to guide, support and improve project
teams. You will collaborate intensively with your team members and Product
Owners. You will also interact with Cognizant clients to mentor, consult, and
assist them in making appropriate process decisions and solve any blocking
points.

Locations preference is Dallas, Chicago, NY/NJ but
location in US is fairly flexible as all associates in this role are required
to travel Monday - Thursday on a weekly basis to be with the client and
Cognizant Associates.

Specific responsibilities will include:
Leading
the relevant scrum events with the Cognizant and the client's Product and
Technical teams.
Partnering
and supporting the product owner to guide the scrum team to success and
maximize value of the product
Being
the coach and driver of the requisite ALM tool for the scrum team
Guiding
the team from legacy process to an Agile and Lean mindset, behavior and
framework for building value
Optimizing
how the different Scrum roles interact with each other to maximize
productivity

Qualifications:
BS
degree or equivalent experience required; MS or MBA degree preferred.
Understanding
of all elements of the software development process, including planning,
development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release
management
Experience
designing and deploying software in a rapid delivery schedule.
Experience
designing and executing plans, meeting deadlines and operating under tight
time constraints.
Experience
with continuous integration and test-driven development/design practices.
Experience
with Service Oriented Architecture frameworks.
Experience
with Business Process Management tools.
Experience
with relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later.
Experience
with test automation techniques and tools.
Solid
interpersonal skills - can establish good relationships and communicate
well with teams.
Ability
to organize, moderate and demonstrate added principles and practices to a
team.
Strong
leadership and organization skills with superb communication (written and
verbal), time management, project planning, people and team building
skills.
Ability
to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to
the development of creative principles and ideas.
Ability
to effectively facilitate discussions and alternatives or different
approaches.
Ability
to bring disclosure and transparency to the business grow business trust. Company Description
Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional
services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology
models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach
helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses.
Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 205
on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies
in the world.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the
future.

Job Location : Mclean, Virginia, United States || Atlanta, Georgia, United States || Chicago, Illinois, United States || Charlotte, North Carolina, United States || New York, New York, United States || Dallas, Texas, United States
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : Yes, 75 % of the Time
Job Posting : Feb 18 2020

About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 193 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.
Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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