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Senior Scrum Master Consultant - Southwest

Job Location: TX - Austin, TX - Dallas, TX - Houston

Regional Description: Southwest

Job Number: 00663583


- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Business & Technology Integration professionals advise upon, design, develop and/or deliver technology solutions that support best practice business changes

The Bus&Industry Integration Arch Specialist aligning technology with business strategy and goals they working directly with the client gathering requirements to analyze, design and/or implement technology best practice business changes. They are sought out as experts internally and externally for their deep functional or industry expertise, domain knowledge, or offering expertise. They enhance Accenture's marketplace reputation.

Job Description
Agile professionals define an adaptive model based on greater collaboration and communication between teams; Agile is a cultural change that impacts people, processes and tools in different ways across the organization; based on iterative, time boxed and incremental approach, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing and Cross-Function teams, Agile promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery and encourages a rapid and flexible response to change.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. 

Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. 

Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems. 

Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.

Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside

Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience working as a Scrum Master, working in a scaled environment across multiple scrum teams (4-5 teams minimum) at one time.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience with LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum) & SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework).
  • Ability to travel 100% Monday - Thursday on a weekly basis throughout the United States.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 1 Certification from the below list:
    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) 
    • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
    • ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP)
    • ICAgile Certified Expert (ICE)
    • Certified SAFe Agilist (SA)
    • Certified SAFe Scrum Master (SSM)
    • Certified SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

Preferred Skills

Hands on experience or knowledge of:

  • Scrum of Scrums / Complex ecosystem
  • Agile tooling suite background (i.e. Jira and Confluence, Rally, Agile Central)
  • In-depth Agile knowledge
  • Driven and proactive
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Experience working with distributed Agile teams
  • Continuous improvement & team maturity

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment 
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment 
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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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