IT PM/Scrum Master - Data Analytics
Company: NTT DATA
Posted on: September 15, 2021
NTT DATA's Client is currently seeking a IT PM/Scrum Master - Data
Analytics to join their team in Carlsbad, California (US-CA),
United States (US).
The IT Project Manager/Scrum Master should have strong experience
in Data Analytics product team management to support one of our
global Healthcare devices/Life Science clients, based out of
In this role, the IT PM/ Scrum Master will be responsible for
initiation and managing of IT Project/Product Scrum teams for Data
Science/Analytics initiative to support their global business in a
dynamic environment. A successful candidate would leverage
effective Agile/SCRUM and SAFe/Agile while introducing best
practices working collaboratively with business and cross
functional teams while delivering quality, with more frequent
deployments leveraging Lean methods with continuous learning and
Responsibilities and Duties:
Determine product features, Epic work closely with Product
Managers, prepare product roadmap, dependencies, budget and release
strategy aligning to Digital Marketing priorities
Actively collaborate with the stakeholders in a consultative role
eliciting business and technical User Stories and help prioritize
backlog to MVP guidelines
Facilitate Agile ceremonies for PI Planning (for RTE) daily stand
up, sprint planning, backlog grooming, retrospectives while
effectively meeting business goals and improving team velocity.
Effectively utilize the Agile methodologies, implement ART
continuous delivery, utilize JIRA, Confluence and other
collaboration tools for increased productivity.
Lead team to resolve all program/project issues and impediments on
a timely manner, effectively communicate, manage expectations, and
resolve conflicts working closely with team and leadership.
Build and execute operational and technical project plans,
facilitate all project gate reviews, utilize PPM tool and
effectively escalate issues to meet the project
Align to business and IT priorities by effectively leveraging
Agile/ SCRUM SAFe methodologies, while coaching and mentoring team
Manage multiple product Scrum teams (internal, external, & for
multiple divisions) in parallel, with regular standups, promoting
team collaboration, innovation, and quality outcomes.
Actively manage backlog aligning to business priorities, identify
risks and impediments, prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters
expeditiously and proactively, follow-through on tasks to
successful completion with minimal guidance, often with deadline
Provide regular status update to the Leadership and Management team
with constant drive to make improvements to the outcomes.
Demonstrate high adaptability and flexibility to take
responsibility to support new projects that has priority and as
Minimum 7 years of experience as IT project manager with minimum 3
years' experience as Agile Scrum Master preferably in Data
Analytics/Data Mart projects.
Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, Information
Technology, or 10 years' experience in Information Technology
Certified in Agile/SAFe (CSM) methodology, RTE is a plus
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Experience as Application Project Manager/Scrum Master leading
multiple Scrum teams supporting business transformation.
Experience in Business Intelligence, Data Science and Data
Engineering working with different business and product teams.
Experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies, facilitating the
ceremonies like backlog grooming, epic /User story, daily standups,
estimation, and velocity, resolving impediments, sprint
retrospection, coaching team members and usage of JIRA, Confluence,
and metrics reporting.
Strong communicator with effective presentation skills delivering
formal presentations & facilitate Demo to various levels of
management articulating project/Sprint status, risk mitigations,
benefits & financial realizations.
Familiarity with the DevOps implementation focusing on the
Continuous Integration and deployment leveraging automation
building deployment pipelines with focus on quality and speed to
Self-motivated and independent critical thinker who can visualize
and guide team during conflicting situations to stay focused on
business goals & priorities
Has strong experience in Agile SAFe methodologies, Kanban, Scrum of
Scrums, lean budget, managing release train, process improvements,
provide training on Agile tools & dashboard.
Effective conflict & impediments management in a fast-paced
environment, take higher responsibilities working with cross
functional team who are working on multiple priorities
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to
influence stakeholders and team members with variety of personal
styles to focus on right priorities under pressure and tight
Excellent written and verbal communication skills is a must.
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, 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.
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