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Senior Scrum Master - 5180373

Company: Accenture
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Accenture Flex offers you the flexibility of local fixed-duration project-based work powered by Accenture, a leading global professional services company. Accenture is consistently recognized on FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For and Diversity Inc's Top 50 Companies For Diversity lists.

As an Accenture Flex employee, you will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations and communities. In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Accenture's clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people across Accenture businesses who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today's biggest business challenges.

You will receive competitive rewards and access to benefits programs and world-class learning resources. Accenture Flex employees work in their local metro area onsite at the project, significantly reducing and/or eliminating the demands to travel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead agile methodologies adoption across the organization, evangelizing best practices for heightened efficiency.
  • Conduct role specific Scaled Agile Framework SAFe training for executives, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Release Train Engineers, and system teams, accelerating their agile transformation.
  • Contribute to portfolio backlog development and refinement, collaborating with Portfolio Management teams for optimal outcomes.
  • Coach and support product owners in crafting portfolio level Epics and Features, continually prioritizing and refining both portfolio and program backlogs.
  • Assist multiple teams in Agile Release Planning, providing guidance to RTEs Program Managers in creating Vision and Roadmap artifacts and maintaining Release Program Plans.
  • Facilitate the development of Product Managers as Business Content Authority Experts, orchestrating readiness reviews and grooming sessions, fostering improved team performance.
  • Advise PMO management on identifying and rectifying gaps in agile practices, initiating a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Reinstate Agile best practices within teams, significantly boosting team productivity and restoring upper management s confidence.
  • Collaborate with PMO and executives, guiding them in formulating a transition plan towards the SAFe model.
  • Drive improvements in Product, PMO, and Development approaches to Release Planning, Release Train planning, and inter team coordination.
  • Implement agile values, principles, and practices for software delivery, engaging with executive and mid senior management, and dispersed development teams to enhance organizational agility.
  • Boost Team Productivity and conduct Team Building activities.
  • Executive Guidance Coach PMO and executives on the Scaled Agile Framework, leading them in crafting a transition plan, and improving cross functional coordination.
  • Agile Methodologies Adoption should be instrumental in driving agile values, principles, and practices adoption, aligning software deliverables.

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 4 years of experience with Scrum Methodology
    • Minimum 4 years of experience withAgile Scrum Project Management
    • Minimum 4 years of experience withAtlassian JIRA
    • Associate's degree

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree
      • Safe Advance Scrum Master SASM certification

        Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York, or Washington as set forth below. We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply. Information on benefits is here.

        Role Location

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        What We Believe

        We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

        Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


        Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

        All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

        Requesting An Accommodation


        Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

        If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

        Other Employment Statements

        Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

        Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

        Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

        The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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