NCR Scrum Master in United States
Title: Scrum Master Location: Atlanta,GA Grade: 12
About NCR Corporation NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, travel, hospitality, gaming, public sector, telecom carrier and equipment organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR (www.ncr.com) is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.
Position Summary & Key Areas of Responsibility
We are looking for a dynamic agile coach and scrum master to join our Retail Petroleum and Convenience Retailing (PCR) software engineering team. This Agile Coach will play the Scrum Master role per the Scrum Guide for one or two Scrum Teams. In addition to this, the person will be a servant leader to the teams and others in the process. This person will also be a member of the Scrum Master Guild and Community of Experience with other Scrum Masters working at the program and Solution Train and Release Train levels.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Coaching the engineering team, the product owner, and the business on the agile and scrum processes and best practices. • Facilitating various Scrum activities at the team and product level, such as: Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives, Stand-Up’s, Backlog Refinement, Scrum of Scrums and impromptu meetings as needed. • Helping the team to identify and remove roadblocks, which could require cross-team, cross-product collaboration and or escalation. • Building a positive team culture by encouraging the team to celebrate successes, provide each other with feedback, resolve conflicts, adapt to change and hold each other accountable. • Supporting an open, learning, and progressive environment to allow the team's exploration of new solutions. • Protecting the team from outside influence once the sprints are planned and quantifies the impact of changes for others outside of the team. • Maintain and publish Scrum metrics (e.g. velocity and burn-down) and any other information that needs to be visible. • Working with product owner(s) to find techniques for effective backlog management. Ensuring product backlog is visible, prioritized to generate higher business value and that items are clear and concise. • Maintain an understanding of fundamentals of iterative and incremental development and fundamentals of software development processes and procedures. • Seeking new ways of working more efficiently and effectively to enhance outcomes or user experiences. • Communicating project progress with stakeholders. • Assisting in the creation of processes and procedures with input from other product development teams. • Maintaining expertise in the application and use of systems, tools, and processes within the department's scope
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience • 8-10 years of experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach • Understanding of fundamentals of iterative and incremental development • Strong knowledge of agile development practices (especially Scrum and / or Kanban), methodologies and tools • Experience of enterprise agile transformation • Good understanding of Software Development and Quality Assurance best practices • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Scrum Master Certification (CSM, PSM) • Experience of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or scaled agile • Experience of the Petroleum and Self Service Terminals
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Job Software Engineering
Title: Scrum Master
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 0068083_P0226922