Job Description

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 624,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

The Scrum Master acts as an enabler for the effective functioning of a software development team using an Agile Methodology. As a Scrum Master you will work day to day with cross functional Development Teams and their Product Owners. You will bring your experience, fresh ideas and creative thinking to support and foster the positive evolution of their practices. You will focus on guiding them towards improving the way they work to achieve team goals.

Ensures that all scrum processes are held as intended. Protects the team, removes barriers to successful implementation, and keeps them focused on the task at hand. Helps the Product Owner maximize productivity. Maintain the backlog and release plans, publish reports to ensure the product owner is updated about the team s progress.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads 1- 2 Scrum teams.

  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies, discussions and decision making.

  • Assist the product owner s with creating and maintaining a healthy and ordered product backlog.

  • Improve transparency and create information radiators. Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing.

  • Reach out to the larger company network for impediment removal.

  • Enable cross team coordination. Take responsibility for managing dependencies between your team s and third parties.

  • Train and coach stakeholders and middle management, to embrace and enable Agility.

  • Assist the organization with Agile scaling efforts.

  • Strengthen the presence of Accenture as an Agile center of excellence.

  • Be a custodian for the Agile process and ensures all scrum processes are used as intended.

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Qualifications

Required Experience

  • Advanced English

  • Scrum Master experience 2 years

  • BSc Degree in Management, Computer Science, Technology or Engineering

  • Certification CSM, PSM, SAFe, or similar

  • Full software lifecycle knowledge

  • Skills

  • Team Leadership Management

  • Competent communication skills verbal written

  • Competent organizational skills

  • Competent coaching skills

  • Agile Delivery Methodology

  • Passionate about Agile and Scrum.

  • People focused Empathetic, courageous, open and energetic with a natural tendency to improve others.

  • Proactive

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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