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PM - Assistant Manager - EY Global Delivery Services

Location:  Buenos Aires
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Feb 2, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1192804

Scrum master, Agile PM

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Be a Partner to the Product Owner in prioritizing work through the backlog and stack Scrum Artefacts
  • Ensure Product Backlog and Scrum Backlog act as a source of truth for all the Work Items to be managed and prioritized effectively
  • Ownership of the Sprint Backlog, its progress, to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate.

 

  • Enable Teams to realize their mission and Objective and deliver on their KPI's
  • Defining process metrics within the Scrum team to ensure all members including the Product Owner have a seamless communication with the Stakeholders.
  • Measure team's progress over time by leveraging metrics like burn-down charts etc.
  • Tracking dependencies with other Scrum Teams effectively for a seamless delivery.
  • Encouraging team members to self-organize by anticipating and resolving potential blockers and ensuring they are removed or escalated as needed

 

  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress the team's work
  • Engaging with team members to explore areas of improvement in Agile practices and bringing a continuous improvement and "MVP" mindset to the team’s work
  • Partner with Agile Coaches, Process heads and Agile CoE to foster the training requirements within and across teams.

 

  • Inculcate Agile practices and behaviours as a mindset to attain process maturity
  • Provide thought leadership and constructive feedback to team members to help drive Agile maturity, knowledge and effective communication
  • Facilitating Agile sprint ceremonies as appropriate including Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint reviews, Sprint Retrospectives and backlog refinement
  • Working with Senior leadership to facilitate and lead Agile ways of working within the teams

 

  • Enable Organization’s towards new ways of working by embedding Agile principles in the day to day scenarios
  • Actively curate a culture supportive of continued improvement, transparency and empowerment
  • Assist team members and stakeholders in adopting agile mindset
  • Create behavioural models to promote organizational transformation towards an Agile way of working
  • Collaborating with other leaders in EY's NextWave strategy implementation and the Agile Centre of Excellence to further drive organizational change

 

 

SKILLS DESIRED

  • Leverage substantial experience working as part of Agile teams to be viewed as a subject matter expert on core Agile methodologies
  • Embed and foster Agile ways of working at the team level by enabling effective teaming and address dependencies and impediments
  • Utilize training channels to proactively upskill the team in Agile practices with limited/No support from Agile Coach
  • Showcase observation and analytical skills to proactively identify opportunities for continuous improvement, propose solutions, and share best practices across Scrum teams.
  • Proactiveness to communicate, influence and negotiate with the Product Owners and other Stakeholders to address interdependencies and impediments
  • Skillset to navigate through the wider organization to remove impediments impacting team's progress.
  • Analyze the existing process and refine it as needed
  • Coach and mentor team members to drive continuous improvement

 

 

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Total 6+ years’ relevant Agile experience (Scrum Master, \\ Agile Coach/ Mentor) in 1 or more organizations
  • Agile Certifications, preferably Scrum.org (PSM I + PSM II) or Scrum Alliance (Certified Scrum Master)
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Software Engineering / Information Technology / MBA / MCA
  • Deep understanding of agile software delivery, the path to production and other operational aspects
  • Deep knowledge of Agile frameworks (DevOps etc.)
  • Experience with JIRA/Azure DevOps or other software to manage agile programs
  • Good understanding of technology enabled business transformation, Organizational transformation and delivering enterprise-level IT projects

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