The purpose of this role is to manage sprints for development of enhancements to an existing broker facing platform. This includes leading sprint planning sessions, daily stand up meetings, demos and sprint retrospectives.
The successful candidate will be joining an organization that is adopting agile development approaches to software delivery and as such they will be expected to facilitate the evolution of the scrum/agile process within the team they join.
The Scrum Master will be based in Singapore and will work with a Tech Lead, Business Analyst and Product Owner based in Singapore, and with a development team based offshore in Malaysia.
* Agile Expertise - Coach team members on agile processes, help the organization mature its agile processes. * Project/Scrum Management - Produce and maintain status updates, velocity trackers, product backlogs, etc. as required. * Project/Scrum Management - Lead daily stand ups, sprint planning sessions, retrospectives and demos as part of the sprint lifecycle. * Project/Scrum Management - Provide regular updates to broader stakeholders on status of the sprint. * Project/Scrum Management - Deliver sprints to schedule. * Project/Scrum Management - Escalate issues and clear any blockers for the team promptly.
Experience & Skills Required:
* Experience with agile tools and methodologies such as burn down charts. * Experience working with organizations that are transitioning to agile processes, as well as organizations with mature agile processes, preferred. * Ability to lead daily stand up meetings, including resolving roadblocks through mediation and escalation as required. * Scrum Master certification preferred. Can work in high pressure, demanding environments and deliver high quality results. * Experience running sprints with offshore development teams preferred. * Experience with agile/project management software preferred. * Experience in the insurance industry preferred. * Bachelor's Degree, Business Degree.
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