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Scrum Master

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 205094

Our enterprise client headquartered in Atlanta; GA. is seeking to hire a Scrum Master to join the Data Engineering & Platforms team to help lead the delivery on a Cloud platform build out initiative. This role will focus on data transformation and data visualization at the enterprise level. Scrum Master will join a team of 10 people to support the build out of the Azure Cloud Platform and focus on data transformation and data visualization at the enterprise level. Scrum Master will coordinate and collaborate with internal teams and the client's Software Integrator to deliver on the Cloud solution. Scrum Master will help lead daily standup meetings. PI planning efforts and work with the agile teams for delivery. This role will focus on building solutions and on maintaining, optimizing, and improving data management and BI systems. You will be responsible for driving the platform team to build cloud data infrastructure in Azure Cloud. Development of code and unit testing contribute to integration testing, and/or be responsible for the design and delivery of end-user training.

Additional information related to the position:
Our client’s corporate strategy is to transform to a data-driven culture in which large volumes of disparate data drive new revenue opportunities, increase returns on investments, and improve business decisions. The Scrum Master will work in the CDO organization on the Big Data Platforms team. The team builds the Enterprise Data Lake platforms in On-Prem and Cloud providing analytics for multiple lines of business. The development teams are small and embrace agile principles to quickly generate value to our stakeholders. They combine the latest open source technologies together with traditional enterprise software products. Our client's corporate culture is casual, fun, and social, with an emphasis on education and innovation. They foster an environment where resources have the freedom to try new ideas, experiment and are encouraged to be constantly learning and growing. There is also a strong emphasis on mentoring others in the group, enabling them to grow and learn.  Will work in a collaborative environment to drive client engagements in a broad range of industries to design and build scalable solutions to solve business problems and create value by leveraging client data


Required Skills (8-10 years of experience):

  1. Extensive experience as a Scum Master with an understanding of Data & Analytics. Experience with working on initiatives related to Data Lakes is highly preferred.
  2. Previous experience building out platforms in a Hadoop ecosystem.

Additional Skills:

  • Experience as a Certified/Professional Scrum Master with strong knowledge in Agile methodologies such as SAFe, Kanban, Scrum, XP tools, etc.
  • Experienced with promoting the values of servant leadership, situational awareness, conflict management, continuous improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency; including exceptional interactive and collaborative skills to build high performing teams.
  • Experience driving cloud transformation project in the Big Data Analytics Space.
  • Hands-on Scrum Master experience on Technical Projects that include various I&D technologies; such as Big data, BI Reporting, Tableau, Power BI, AI Solutions, reporting & visualization, data integration/ingestion/migration, Azure cloud platforms, Hadoop, Teradata, etc.
  • Experience in modern fast-paced delivery methods, Agile/DevOps methodology and working with distributed delivery across on/offshore
  • Experience with collaboration tools such as JIRA, Rally

Desired Skills:

  1. Cloud experience- preferably Azure but any Cloud experience is preferred. This is more of a nice to have. 
  2. Progressing skills in Business Analysis, Business Knowledge, Testing, Architecture Knowledge, Technical Solution Design and Vendor Management.

Preferred Certifications:

  • SAFe Certification, PSM or CSM
  • Experience as a Certified/Professional Scrum Master with strong knowledge in Agile methodologies such as SAFe, Kanban, Scrum, XP tools, etc.

Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications/Platforms Development, Support and Deployment.

Candidates are required to be local to Atlanta area.  They will be required to work in the GHQ in Midtown (once GHQ opens in the fall.