Techincal Analyst/ Scrum Master (Information Technology)
Location and Travel: Branchburg - NJ
*This role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*
Job Description: We are looking for a Srum Master who will be responsible for defining, analyzing and documenting project requirements, clearly communicating these to the development team, and conducting software quality assurance. The person in this role has experience with owning an effort and driving it through to completion in an Agile environment.
Responsible to facilitate daily scrum sprint planning sprint demo and retrospective meetings
Possesses conflict resolution does conversation by focusing on scrum values of openness honesty and respect
Needs to forecast the numbers of deliverables possible in an iteration which is based on evidence and reliable source
Needs to be expert in estimation and planning He knows how to create useful reliable and practical plans for software development projects
Should be a good coach in Agile practices She can coach individuals and interactions over processes and tools
Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them
Ability to shield his team from outside distractions and interferences
Ability to track and remove impediments
Must Have Skills
MS SQL Server
Good To Have Skills
Cognizant is committed to veteran and military communities. Cognizant has been often recognized as a military friendly employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our business resource group Veterans Network assists our military associates in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to demonstrate the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and dedication to perfection.
Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500, and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.
Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is encouraged to craft significant solutions through true teamwork.
Technical SkillsSNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 Portfolio & Project mgmt (PPM) PL1 Desired 2 Scrum Master PL1 Desired 3 Agile PL4 Required 4 Agile PLM PL1 Desired
* Proficiency LegendsProficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.