Position: Scrum Master - Technology Enablement
Manager / Individual Contributor?
Individual Contributor – Reporting to Director, Business Analysis
Key Roles / Responsibilities:
This position serves a key role in helping S&P mature our engineering team and Agile practices. As an experienced Scrum Master, you will be responsible for driving technology projects and delivering project outcomes negotiated with the product owners. You will use appropriate Agile methodologies to ensure work is sufficiently defined, stays on schedule, and is free from impediments.
The Engineering teams within S&P’s Digital Workplace organization are committed to providing S&P’s employees with a transformational working environment. As a leading member of the team, you will have the opportunity to modernize critical business processes and applications through key business partnerships and the development of advanced technologies.
S&P’s Digital Workplace team is committed to providing S&Ps employees with a transformational working environment. As a member of the Digital Workplace team, you will have the opportunity to have an impact across the entirety of S&P global in modernizing the way we work.
The Career Opportunity
We see this position as evolving over time with the candidate driving new opportunities to expand the services and capabilities of the team. The future is entirely up to us to define and create. In the near term, the candidate will work with business teams to support and mature our engineering processes and mature our overall Agile disciplines. You will partner with business leaders and peers to identify and develop transformative opportunities both for the platforms you support and the methodologies which we use to accomplish our work.
What’s in it for you:
Play a key role in helping S&P execute its technology roadmap and investment strategy
Play a key role in helping S&P further evolve its global technology service offerings
Play a key role in helping S&P further evolve its global technology operations
Play a key role in helping S&Ps global technology teams mature their Agile disciplines
Exposure to senior leadership by working with them to solve, improve, create, and automate key business processes
Provide insight on best practices for high performing teams in the delivery of technology-related projects, ensuring team actions are aligned with project goals
Lead technical delivery on team(s) and projects using agile methods
Document and manage deliverable milestones and risks; communicating out and up to stakeholders with focus on continuous improvement
Lead daily scrum meetings, iteration reviews, and maintain backlogs
Collaborate with technical and business stakeholders to prioritize and deliver work
Participate in the scoping of proposed enhancements
Work with Product Owners, Business Analysts, User Experience, and Engineering to turn business requirements into well-defined user stories and sprints
Mitigate risk while managing tasks, resources, and changes
Encourage a continuous learning environment to strengthen the team's understanding of Agile/Scrum concepts and principles as they relate to technical capabilities.
3-5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst, Business Systems Analyst or Scrum Master in a technical, data driven environment
Hands on experience working in a team using agile frameworks. Scrum preferred.
Experience leading scrum teams preferred.
Proven ability to deliver projects from start to finish, working collaboratively with business and technical stakeholders
Self-starter that can think critically and is proactive in removing impediments to keep the team moving towards their sprint goals
An active listener with strong written and verbal communication skills
Analysis skills that include basic database analysis (understanding table structures, and creating/executing queries in SQL)
Thought leader and embrace continuous learning
Communication skills (presentational, active listening, ability to build consensus, buy-in and support across functions and at all levels)
Experience working in Jira/Azure DevOps or comparable systems
Scrum master certifications nice to have
S&P Global includes Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, S&P Global Market and Commodities Intelligence, and S&P Dow Jones Indices. Together, we’re the foremost providers of essential intelligence for the capital and commodities markets.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to email@example.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.
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Job ID: 257847
Posted On: 2021-02-12
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina