Randstad BI Scrum Master (Agile) in Hopkins, Minnesota

BI Scrum Master (Agile)


Hopkins, MN

Date Posted:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Skills Required:


» Agile

4-6 Yrs

» Business Intelligence

4-6 Yrs

Required Skills :

  • Bachelor s degree or higher or 4+ years of IT Project Delivery / IT Scrum Master experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to be successful in ambiguous environments

  • Scrum Master certified

  • Strong collaborating and influencing skills

  • Results-oriented, self-starter

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Primary Responsibilities :

Project Execution:

  • Partner with sponsor to create scope, business case, success measures

  • Create baseline cost and schedule

  • Ensure release plan aligns with business case defined by Product Owner and Business

  • Track benefits realization

  • Partner with business to understand impact of scope change on cost and schedule estimates

  • Facilitate sprint planning, daily scrum, demo and sprint retrospectives

  • Manage risks and issues

  • Coach team on agile methodology

  • Coordination with Project Management organizations/teams - both SAP and Global IT - to ensure alignment across project deliverables.

  • On time, on budget for ALL D&BI deliverables

  • Ensure all allocated resources have time & tasks allocated in PWA assigned to them, in partnership with the project PM.

  • Ensure project activities are executed and comply with D&BI standards and methodologies.

  • Resource Leadership & Work Direction: (This role will provide work direction and strong influence for resources assigned to respective projects. It will not have full scale People Management accountabilities)

  • Provides coaching and/or training to more junior members on Scrum related activities and Agile methodology

  • Assign daily project work activities

  • Hold D&BI project resources accountable for deadlines and work quality

  • Champion collaboration and enable delivery in an agile team environment

  • Provide inputs to Resource Managers on team member performance

  • Escalate gaps in resource needs and skill sets timely & with clarity on requirements

  • Accountable for work execution of team members:

a. Manage work responsibilities for resources assigned to project

b. Evaluate resource levels

c. Ensure delivery of quality of work output by team

d. Set project performance targets and evaluate/enforce performance against target

Description :

The Scrum Master for D&BI is responsible for the successful execution and delivery of all Agile Scrum project related work for D&BI. This role will span both SAP and Non-SAP project activities. The D&BI Scrum Master may partner closely with the respective Project Manager (PM)and/or Scrum Master to ensure project activities are planned, staffed and executed according to D&BI project methodologies. They will have hands on delivery focused responsibilities guiding D&BI deployment analysts, designers (both for Data Master and ECM) and BI), and developers in the execution and completion of project activities to meet key milestones, quality and budget targets. This position will lead partnering and collaboration activities across D&BI pillars and ensure D&BI Leadership and key stakeholders are kept informed of project activities and status. For SAP projects, this role will work with the D&BI SAP Delivery Lead to ensure cross team collaboration and proactive engagement occurs with the SAP Regional Deployment and Design/Build/Test teams and operating structures.

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