EY Scrum Master - Tech Consulting Senior - Location Open in Albany, New York
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EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E-commerce, Solution Architecture, Mobile Applications, Digital Platform Architecture, Digital Technology Strategy, and Digital IT Operations.
This is a rapidly growing area, so you will have plenty of opportunity to spread your wings and develop your skillset to keep up with the ever growing demands of the digital landscape. Most of your time will be spent embedded with our clients’ team and we’ll look to you to provide our clients with a unique business perspective on how they must continue to innovate and remain competitive in this ever changing industry.
Your key responsibilities
You will focus on the evaluation, design, customization and optimization of Digital and Cloud based solutions. You will team with various EY groups with digital capabilities to pursue and deliver digital engagements and deliver solutions that will bring our client’s digital vision and strategy to life.
Skills and attributes for success
Working in project teams through agreed upon phases of project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing, training and rollout of a client's project lifecycle
Leading team members in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate EY in the Digital and Emerging Technology Advisory market
Teaming with client technology professionals, and third-party strategic alliances
Servant Leader – Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done
Communicative and social – Must be able to communicate well with teams
Facilitative – Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team
Assertive – Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.
Situationally Aware – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
Continual improvement – Must continually be growing one’s craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team
Conflict resolution – Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
Developing long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally
Interacting and communicating effectively with teammates, clients, stakeholders, and executives
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years of related work experience
Scrum Master certification
Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, transparency and servant leadership
Knowledge of Agile approaches – Kanban, Scrum, XP, etc.
Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques – Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Testing, Pairing, Agile Games, etc.
Experience managing multiple teams, combined teams (internal & external)
Demonstrated ability to manage client expectations and adjust to reality
Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development
Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics
Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices
Guide and coach the team and organization to follow Agile/Scrum practices
Guide and coach the team to become self-organized
Improve transparency within the team
Guide the team to find the right person within the organization that can help them
Build a safe and trusting environment where conflicts can be managed in a healthy way without fear of blame
Be responsible for supporting and coaching the Product Owner on Agile/Scrum practices
Project team timelines based on capacity planning aligned to the product roadmap
Deliver team-based metrics aligned to the program’s reporting structure
Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise business processes with technology skills
Ideally, you’ll also have
Degree emphasis in Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering, MIS, Mathematics desired; Master’s degree in one of these areas preferred
Certifications highly preferred
What we look for
We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Digital and Emerging Technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their digital strategy, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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