Capgemini Agile Scrum Master in Massachusetts, Massachusetts

Agile Scrum Master

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About Capgemini:

With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017. A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the , and draws on , its worldwide delivery model.

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Roles and Responsibilities

Position Type : Full Time Job

Job Location : Merrimack, NH or Boston MA

Job Title: Agile Scrum Consultant

Essential Duties:

  • Strongly serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers

  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile.

  • Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers

  • Guiding and Coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on how to get the most out of self-organization

  • Guiding and Coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks

  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.

  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.

  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.

  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Software Development and Project Management Experience of 10+ Years

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 4+ years for a software development team.

  • Second or Third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)

  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)

  • 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.)

  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games

  • The ability to distinguish between what "is Scrum" what is "not Scrum"

  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.

  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.

  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies (Java, javascript, AngularJs, NodeJs, Web Services etc.) used by the team

  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills

  • Posted on Date: Oct 12, 2017

  • Location Location: Massachusetts, MA, US

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.