DXC Technology Ideation Lab Scrum Master in New Orleans, Louisiana

Job Description:

Ideation Lab Scrum Master 0M904E - Solution Architect III

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit www.dxc.technology at http://www.dxc.technology/ .

The Ideation lab Scrum master manages 2 squads of comprised of developers and designers. This is a fast passed 2 week sprint environment that is designed to get proof of concepts out the door. DXC digital engagement model utilizes this show and tell model to accelerate the sales cycle. This is a core position of this model.

As a member of the Scrum Team you will be:

  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers

  • Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks

  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.

  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.

  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.

  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)

Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)

  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II)

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc

  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games

  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team

  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs,etc)

Trust, Transform & Thrive with a company whose mission is to leading clients on their digital transformation journeys, DXC Technology will be recognized globally as a force multiplier, enabling clients to seize the opportunities presented by today’s rapidly changing technologies

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities