CA Technologies Sr Scrum Master_Certified Scrum Master in Hyderabad B1Nanakramguda, India

Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

  • Job Overview*

The Scrum Master guides, coaches, and mentors no more than three Agile teams toward achieving their objectives.

  • Key Responsibilities*

  • Enable Agility*

  • Coach, train, and mentor assigned Agile teams:

o Work with each team to institute the Agile framework that best fits team activities.

o Familiarize the team with the common elements of the chosen system such as Daily Scrums and Sprint/Iteration Reviews.

o Foster cross team communication.

o Guide continuous backlog refinement with the team.

  • Foster an Agile culture:

o Foster a strong and cohesive team dynamic.

o Foster trust and collaboration across all team members; make it safe to challenge, experiment and fail without fear.

o Foster continuous collaboration; continuously collaborate and communicate across all functions supporting Agile team execution.

o Promote continuous improvement at the team level for all functions.

o Give recognition for results.

o Promote and coach healthy communication in and around the team.

  • Assist in training and mentoring those outside the Agile team who support and work with the team, such as Product Owner and Functional Manager.

  • Support the Product Owner to ensure the Agile artifacts used by the team are healthy.

  • Guide teams towards high performance.

  • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters to develop and foster cross team communication.

  • Assist Agile Coaches and Agile Program Managers to coach, train and educate teams, Programs (team of teams) and those surrounding the teams on the principles and practices of Agile.

  • Build a coaching relationship with an Agile Coach.

  • Model continuous learning.

  • Participate in regional Agile groups.

  • Gain an understanding of Agile-at-scale approaches and techniques.

  • Protect team from external interruptions to execution.

  • Facilitation*

  • Facilitate team level Agile ceremonies such as Daily Stand-ups, Retrospectives, and Iteration Planning as a servant leader to the team.

  • May support the Team Demo as needed.

  • Maintain a healthy interaction between individual team members and teams.

  • Proactively recognize conflict; facilitate conflict resolution through collaboration and consensus.

  • Assist Agile Program Managers with facilitation of program increment (PI) planning.

  • Track team impediments and escalate those that cannot be resolved within the team.

  • Typical Role Definition*

Professional Staff. An intermediate level professional role. Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity required to perform tasks. Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field.

  • Job-Specific Authority and Scope*

  • Generally works without consulting their manager.

  • Independent decisions are made daily.

  • Examples of typical decisions without manager consultation:

o Reprioritize and manage workload.

o Work with team members to enhance Agile practices.

o Assist with creation or delivery of Agile presentations.

  • Typically has no direct reports.

  • Typically has no total staff.

  • Typically has a global geographic focus.

  • Typically does not manage a budget.

  • Business Travel and Physical Demands*

Business travel of approximately 10 or less percent yearly is expected for this position.

Physical demands:

  • Office environment. No special physical demands required.

  • Preferred Education*

Bachelor's degree or global equivalent in a related field.

  • Work Experience*

Typically 5 or more years of experience in an Agile Software Development environment or related field.

  • Skills & Competencies*

Leading Yourself

  • Demonstrate high personal integrity and ability to earn trust from others.

  • Demonstrate a growth mind-set, seeks feedback often and is effective in continuous personal and professional development.

  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills.

Leading Through Others

  • Practice and improve servant leadership.

  • Basic facilitation skills to lead a small group.

  • Able to facilitate different approaches to typical Agile work (story sizing approaches, different Retrospective techniques, etc.).

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Skilled at instructing, coaching, and mentoring to improve performance and employee development.

  • Ability to recognize conflict and support conflict resolution through collaboration and consensus.

  • Certifications*

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or equivalent required.

  • More About Working at CA:*

CA has earned scores of global Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there’s a reason for that. Here you’ll have the opportunity to eliminate barriers for our customers and earn a competitive compensation and total rewards package – all while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short, CA’s fun, diverse, and fast-paced culture has put us on the map as one of the best employers in Information Technology.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

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