029499-Project Lead - Scrum Master

Project Lead - Scrum Master  Responsibilities:

- Support the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers

- Guide and Coach the Scrum Team and Development team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values

- Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

- Remove impediments and guide the team to remove impediments

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

- Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.

- Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

- Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

- Support the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog

Qualifications:

- First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM)

- Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team

- 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)

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

- Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD

- Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques:

  • User Stories
  • ATDD
  • TDD
  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Testing
  • Pairing
  • Automated Testing
  • Agile Games

- Excellent communication and mentoring skills

- This role requires someone local to or willing to relocate to the Houston, TX metro area  

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 (about $13.8 billion USD at 2016 average rate).

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 Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com.

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.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position.

Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

Responsibilities:

As part of the Capgemini Technology Services Group, this person will be responsible for the full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of data analysis solutions.

This person will work closely with our clients and must demonstrate professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to ensure client satisfaction.

This person will also apply subject matter expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, resolve issues, and optimize cost savings and efficiencies for each client.

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