NCR Project Manager-2 in Hyderabad, India

About NCRNCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with nearly 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries.

TITLE: Scrum Master

LOCATION: Hyderabad, India

Experience : 8-11 yrs

About NCR Corporation: NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, travel and hospitality organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR (www.ncr.com) is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia. About Advance Store: NCR Advance Store is PoS Application.

POSTION SUMMARY & KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

We are seeking and exceptional individual (Servant Leader); to manage the scrum process for software team which supports our core, database driven Retail Loyalty Platform products. He/She will be a key contributor in our continual product development process. They will have the opportunity to experience and work with the Line of business to help guide requirements creation by process, translate business requirements into user stories, and manage the sprint process within the team.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Scrum Master Experience: • Provide guidance to the team on Scrum Values, Practices, and Rules; essential adherence to Scrum methodologies • Facilitate various Scrum activities such as: Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives • Facilitate daily Scrum activities such as: Stand-Up’s, updates to Burn-Down spreadsheets and charts, Backlog reviews, as well as impromptu meetings as needed • Remove roadblocks reported by the team, which could require cross-team collaboration and or escalation, possibly up to executive management • Facilitate a good and respectful Scrum environment, conditioning and empowering the team to be self-managed • Communicate and work directly with the client Product Owner to consistently maintain the Product Backlog, handle changes both to the product backlog as well as changes to the executing sprint • Create and maintains risk and issue logs, including working with appropriate parties to create mitigation and corrective action plans with communication to the team, product owner, and executive management • Maintain and publish Scrum metrics (e.g. velocity and burn-down) • Maintain Scrum backlog and Sprint and how they are tracked, work burned-down, velocity metrics derived and tasks decomposed • Assure basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team • Build team cohesion and fosters good communication between various development teams • Measure and improve team productivity • Work with business team to ensure product backlog is visible and prioritize the list to generate higher business value • Communicate all stakeholders are informed of schedules and timelines, statuses, issues, mitigations and all other information necessary or requested • Maintain a manner of leadership and flexibility that diffuses pressure and promotes a team atmosphere • Assist in the creation of processes and procedures with input from other product development teams • Maintain expertise in the application and use of systems, tools, and processes within the department's scope • Maintain a working knowledge of Client's applications and system integration and is able to understand changes in order to anticipate cross-system or cross-process impacts • Support an open, learning, and progressive environment to allow the team's exploration of new solutions • Monitor and ensure corporate policies or project rules are followed • Scrum of scrums (Distributed Scrum) • Ensure right mix of personalities or skills in the project team composition EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:• Scrum Master Certification • 4+ years of experience leading project teams with Scrum methodology • Strong knowledge of agile development practices (especially Scrum and / or Kanban), methodologies and tools • Direct hands on experience in coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast paced, ever changing environment • Experience with software design, development and deployment, object-oriented software development, database development • C#, .NET 4.0, Entity-Framework 6.0, JQuery /JavaScript, RabbitMQ, SQL Server, HTML5, Jenkins, MSTest • Knowledge on Scaled Agile model

EEO Statement:Integrated into our shared values is NCR's commitment to diversity. NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, culture and physical ability. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

Statement to Third Party Agencies:To ALL recruitment agencies: NCR only accepts resumes from agencies on the NCR preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR employees, or any NCR facility. NCR is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

EEO StatementIntegrated into our shared values is NCR’s commitment to diversity. NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. NCR does not discriminate in employment based on sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.Statement to Third Party AgenciesTo ALL recruitment agencies: NCR only accepts resumes from agencies on the NCR preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR employees, or any NCR facility. NCR is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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