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Senior Scrum Master

Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Cognizant Technology Solutions is currently seeking a highly skilled Senior Scrum Master who will be responsible for managing the scrum team for a globally distributed scrum team.

Are you ready to be a change-maker? At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way they work today will lead the way tomorrow!

Ability to work independently and remotely, with willingness travel for client engagements as needed.

- Oversee and facilitate day to day activities of scrum team, conduct the regular scrum ceremonies
- Drive agile principles and able to educate and guide scrum teams on scrum methodologies
- Perform Planning, conduct review and coordinate with product teams backlog grooming, conduct user story elaboration, product reviews
- Create, track and report scrum metrics
- Coordinate with release management and align project deliverables to the release calendar
- Plan for pilot roll out and implement the pilot rollout
- Risk management, maintain risk and issue logs, facilitate discussions with stakeholders to create mitigation plans
- Collaborate with Product owners, define project scope, deliverables, timelines
- Create project forecasts, budgets, track project status, follow change management process

Required Skills/Qualifications:
- Manage distributed scrum teams across multiple time-zones, geographies
- Understanding of the SDLC lifecycle and has technical background and experience in product implementation in a capacity of a team member
- Experience in using Jira Agile, Confluence

Preferred Skills/Qualification:
- Experience in healthcare industry
- Experience working with java technologies
- Understand CI/CD, Agile DevOps tools

Home office setup (network, phone, etc.) Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration.

If you are comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you.

#LI-FA1 #Remote

Job Location : Deerfield, Illinois, United States -- Chicago, Illinois, United States

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting : Nov 02 2021

About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email with your request and contact information.

Keywords: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Arlington Heights , Senior Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Deerfield, Illinois

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