Sr. Scrum Master (BI and Data warehousing)

Employer
Navitas Business Consulting Inc.
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Navitas is looking to hire a Senior Scrum Master for an opening with it s Client in Reston (VA). For immediate consideration kindly apply with a copy of your resume in word format. Mode of Interview : Phone + F2F Visa Type : GC, Citizens, EAD ( No H1B) Job Description : Our Client is looking for a Scrum Master to lead Agile team(s) and work with cross-functional software development teams responsible for delivering data-centric products and services. As part of the On Demand Reporting and other Data Matters projects the Scrum Master will work with end users, business analysts, architects, data integration development, reporting development, testing, training, and infrastructure teams to plan and complete the project with agile, incremental deliveries within the overall project timelines. The Scrum Master will work with our leadership and project manager to leverage Agile best practices, including Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban, to successfully deliver data-centric projects in an efficient and effective manner. The individual must have prior work experience as a Scrum Master on at least three Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence or Analytics projects. This individual will be primarily working with the scrum team, product owners, extended teams, and management team at the Client, to support agile delivery and build high performing agile teams: Responsibilities: will include, but not be limited to: Daily Scrum execution for multiple Scrum teams.Tailoring and following the Agile Play Book and Process at CLIENT to support delivery of data centric projects.Facilitate Planning, Grooming, Retrospectives and other Scrum ceremonies.Work with product owner, and extended teams to ensure seamless delivery.Support culture change to improve delivery agility.Coaching to team members who are new to Scrum and Agile practices.Provide input and champion Process improvement initiatives based on feedback.Help teams be agile and build high performing Agile teams.Facilitating release and sprint planning efforts, stand-ups, sprint demosSupporting Team building and Team development by utilizing the abilities and skills of individuals, and fostering a feedback culture.Other Project Management deliverables as assignedWork cooperatively on integrated team of CLIENT staff to quickly and successfully address any associated risks and issues. Required Skills:5+ years of proven experience as Scrum MasterProven experience applying Agile approach to data warehousing/data integration (at least 3 years) and business intelligence (at least 3 years).Proven experience transforming teams to Agile/Scrum from waterfall or other methodologies.Excellent communication and Partnership skillsHands on experience on Agile practices, Scrum process, Kanban etc. as an Agile Practitioner/Scrum Master.Proven leadership experience in IT delivery, building and sustaining high performing teams.Provide need based coaching to team members to be agile and support agile delivery. Company Description: Founded in USA in 2006, corporate headquarter in Herndon, Virginia. We offer complete business and IT solutions in database optimization, database administration, enterprise application integration, custom application development, business intelligence, portal and mobility. At Navitas, our extensive portfolio of services includes IT product development, on-site, off-site and offshore services in Enterprise business applications. Our flexible delivery models leverage on state-of-the-art infrastructure and functional capabilities of our development centres. We provide a virtual Round-the-clock workday going beyond the global time zones that is cost effective, expedites projects by providing 24 hours support for critical software applications throughout the year.