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Scrum Master at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: East Hanover, New Jersey

Job Description:


  • The role expects the candidate to run Scrum calls as Scrum Master

  • Participate in Scrum of Scrum calls

  • Participate in Program increment planning

  • Manage and Track Dependencies between upstream and downstream teams

  • Drive multiple small projects as scrum Master

  • Management reporting

  • Tracking projects in Jira end to end

  • There are few initiative where a management oversight is required.

Required Skills:

  • Scrum Master/Agile Development Experience

  • Project Management

  • JIRA

  • Java Background & Investment Banking Experience

Desired Skills:

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 10+ years of IT experience

  • Good oral and written communications skills.

  • Good work ethic and self-starting attitude, and ability to work well among a team of professionals.

  • Ability to work capably under stress and to juggle multiple tasks within tight deadlines.

  • Experience on Agile development experience.

  • Strong analytics and problem-solving skills, interpersonal and teamwork skills;

  • Sensitive to working in a multicultural environment.


Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Allscripts - Clinical PL1 Desired
2 Portfolio & Project mgmt (PPM) PL4 Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency 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.