Position

Scrum Master,
Remote United States

Location


Remote United States

Office Address


Project Description


Large transformation of On-prem Hadoop to AWS performed for the Canadian insurance company. Refactoring of 10,000 ETL jobs to native AWS. Moving Informatica and Qlik reporting to the cloud.

Responsibilities


    1. Role description
    Scrum Master will be accountable for leading the team and ensuring roadblocks are removed. They will ensure JIRA board is properly maintained and updated following Aviva guidelines. They will ensure weekly / bi-weekly reports are sent to management following Aviva templates. They will ensure a conceptual sprint plan is available in JIRA after Sprint 0 / inception, which can be tracked to as a target.
    The Scrum Master will have to double up as a Project Manager and manage the financials and schedule of a project when it is not being executed within a broader EPMO umbrella. On EPMO project they will work closely with the PM assigned and help manage the financials and schedule.

    2 TECHNICAL SKILLSET
    Prefer Scrum Masters that have experience in executing data projects with 5+ years of overall Scrum Master / PM experience.
    Expect them to have used Jira and know it inside out. Other Agile software is acceptable.
    3 QUALIFICATIONS / ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible.
    • Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management.
    • Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items.
    • Understanding product planning in an empirical environment.
    • Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value.
    • Understanding and practicing agility.
    • Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed
    • Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible.
    • Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management.
    • Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items.
    • Understanding product planning in an empirical environment.
    • Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value.
    • Understanding and practicing agility.
    • Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed
    • Weekly / bi-weekly status updates
    • Jira board maintenance
    • Build conceptual sprint plans
    • Ability to manage Scope, Schedule and Cost on non-EPMO projects

Skills


Must have

    8+ years of experience working as a Scrum Master/Project Manager for data warehouse & data mart projects (Hadoop, Informatica, Qlikview...)
    Experience in Insurance Property & Casualty domain strongly preferred or as a secondary Financial Services
    3+ years of experience writing hive or impala queries, SQL queries
    Ability to use Jira to track sprint execution and project execution
    Agile Certified Scrum Master certification

Nice to have

    PMP certification

Languages


English: B2 Upper Intermediate

Relocation package


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Work Type


Scrum Master

Ref Number


VR-57126

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