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About Accenture

 

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 centres. Our 506,000 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

As Scrum Master you will work within a large IT division focused on the development and maintenance of software products within the business. You will serve and lead Scrum teams and enable change in the way the client operates, improving effectiveness, efficiency, and strong business/IT alignment.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a Scrum master for 1-2 scrum team(s) with a focus on coaching the team(s) towards self-organization and continuous improvement

  • Facilitate Scrum events, discussions and decision making.

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

  • Assist with internal and external communication; improve transparency and create information radiators.

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

  • Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing.

  • Ensure cross-team coordination. Take responsibility for managing dependencies between your team(s) and third parties.

  • Coach and mentor other scrum masters. Ensure that our best ways of working are consistent across teams.

  • Strengthen the presence of Accenture as an Agile center of excellence. Contribute to the company’s Agile Community. Keep the company network aware of relevant activities.



Qualifications

WHO WE´RE LOOKING FOR? 

  • You are passionate about Agile and Scrum

  • You are a strong communicator and facilitator

  • You have 3 years or more of experience working in an agile environment, and considerable experience in playing the Scrum Master role

  • Any Scrum certification would be preferred

WHAT´S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.

  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people.

  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.

  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.

  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across a variety clients.

  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work.

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.

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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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