Senior Business Analyst – Scrum Master ( Local to Seattle, WA)

Overall Experience: 7-8 yrs; Agile Experience: 2 yrs; Scrum Master Experience: 1-2 yrs.
Need good delivery background
Establish Sprint schedule, ceremonies (ex. Demo’s, Retrospective), evaluate and introduce sprint execution velocity and lead/coordinate corresponding activities
Schedule and facilitate the Scrum process (daily stand-ups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, sprint reviews & retrospectives)
Good knowledge of Rally
Ensure active, bi-directional, consistent communication within and across teams as well as key stakeholders
For the improvements received from retrospection, work with team & relevant stakeholders to prioritize, come up with an action plan and follow up.
Facilitate scrum of scrums
Ensure sprint schedules and reviews are posted centrally for cross-team visibility
Coordinates the Scrum Team’s capacity planning with the respective AD and Tech teams
Ensure adherence to standard (Agile) process, use of tools, established project delivery standards
Identify and implement process improvements, onboarding, reporting improvements and training as required across Scrum teams
Coordinate delivery and Scrum activities impacting all facets of software delivery
Coordinate evaluation of scope change, estimates, priority and trade-offs with Business and Product Owners and communicate to all stakeholders
Ensure daily team status reporting is complete with actionable steps planned/taken to address issues/risks
Ensure Scrum teams, Tech team and PMO are aware of project and scrum team milestones
Collaborate with Dev, QA, BA scrum teams, production support team to achieve established Sprint goals
Monitor/Track issues/defects entries for resolution/closure (i.e. defects, issues, etc.)
Helping the team to get rid of external and internal impediments
Mediating through conflicts (internal and with external parties as well)
Collaborate with AD and BA teams to ensure project backlog is groomed, prioritized and maintained
Facilitating the space to have a Backlog Grooming sessions
Faceoff with BAs on open questions and concerns with committed stories
Ensure all processes are followed so that scrum teams’ JIRA boards represent accurate status of Sprints and team backlog
Ensuring Scrum teams follow Rally workflows and processes in order to complete stories committed in a sprint
Reflecting issues to the team through observation from outside of the team
Work with required teams for environment readiness needed for the project completion
This role requires someone local to or willing to relocate to the Seattle, WA, metropolitan area

Business Analysts enable the transformation and performance improvement of an enterprise or its parts, with respect to people, process and technology, by providing relevant capabilities, assets (human and non-human), processes and tools (from both a technical & functional aspect). Business Analysts structure, analyze and visualize an enterprise’s current state; design and visualize the future state; and design and guide the change process from current to future state. Developing sector knowledge is of foremost importance for all Business Analysts. Technical analysts can specialize in ERP, Application Management or Custom Software Development (CSD). Functional analysts can specialize in Strategy Execution, Business Process Transformation or Change Management.

Required Skills and Experience:

You are a leading analyst, able to conceptualize a business or technical solution, leveraging colleagues and partners. You have mastered at least one methodology in-depth and have an advanced knowledge of either one or more business domains; one or more ERP solutions; or one or more technical tools/ languages. You have wide knowledge of industry innovations and competitor activity and actively engage in, and contribute to, internal and external knowledge developments. Possible positions could include being a Business Process Consultant in process improvements; a Business Analyst performing “as-is/ to-be” analysis on business processes and/ or IT; or an experienced Functional Consultant who is able to advise clients on the implementation of one or more package modules.

• Qualification: Minimum 5 years experience, Bachelor’s Degree.

• Certification: Should have Level 1 and seeking Level 2 BA.

• Experience in Business Analysis.

• Should be proficient in Business knowledge, Package Configuration and Change Management.

• Should have progressing skills on Functional Architecture Design and Architecture Knowledge.

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.

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