Scrum Master is a challenging position, when the Scrum master cares about the team functionality. Scrum Master is responsible for monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings. He or she increases his/her team efficiency, motivates his/her team, spins, argues for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness. He or she ensures the committed definition is being followed. Your squads will focus on transforming a Legacy Mainframe environment, PL1 coded, into more advanced and flexible technologies. We expect the the scrum master will closely cooperation with the DevOps lead to establish DevOPs compliant squads. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to grow your career with the world's largest IT company with over 100 years of history and reputation as IBM is. About the applicationCHIS (Contract handling International Solution) is being one of the most complex and robust application through which is processed more then 5.0 Billion USD a year, supporting currently 74 countries globally and in 2017 we expect to board another set of countries. Over the last two decades CHIS has evolved from a tactical Europe contract management solution to the strategic WW application covering the Technology Support Services (TSS) proposal and contract management. The CHIS application suite supports a broad range of user groups and covers the complete lifecycle for TSS contract management from initial proposal creation until billing. From a technical perspective, CHIS Application Suite is a mix of technologies, the core applications is Legacy (CFL and PLI on z/OS, IMS), in addition we have a variety of user front end tools (mainly Java applications and a few Web applications). Expectations of skills and experience include the capabilities to:
Drive the Technical team and the Product Owners in an Agile development process- Organize and facilitates Scrum practices such as standups, release and sprint planning, reviews, demos and retrospectives- Develop understanding of the overall software delivery lifecycle and activities- Assist in the adoption of Agile values, principles, methods, and practices- Enable close cooperation across all roles and functions in particular identifying and removing team blockers- Foster communication and productive relationships with project owners, team members and other stakeholders- Assist team members in the understanding of how to work in a self-management and cross-functional team structure.- Promote and participates in the continuous improvement of structure, processes, tooling to enable the teams to deliver more value- Identify opportunities for process and tool improvements and drive those from concept to implementation- Facilitate rapid iteration and creative problem solving- Communicate clear information to ensure project teams understand strategy, plans and requirements and addresses the need for clarity
Mitigate project risks and delivery related issues with oversightExpectations of skills and experience include the capabilities:- Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.- Guiding the team on how to get the most of out self-organization.- Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.- Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.- Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.- Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.- Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.- Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.- Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.- Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.- Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.Your Benefits• YOUR MONEYSubsidized meal-ticketsSpecial IBM discountsAttractive compensation and benefitsDiners club - private credit cardRecommend-a-Friend – get a bonus in the employee referral programContribution to pension plan• YOUR LIFEFlexible working timeThree additional vacation daysInternational environment• YOUR HEALTHLife InsurancePrivate medical sanatoriumUp to three self-recovery days100% sick leave compensation• YOUR DEVELOPMENTLong term career development and possibility of internal rotationTraining programs - classroom based training and 5000 e-learning course
Great communication skills
Experience with Agile - Scrum
Project management experience in SW development area
Takes calculated risks rather than miss opportunities
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