EY Scrum Master - Tech Consulting Manager in Topeka, Kansas
Scrum Master - Tech Consulting Manager
Requisition # UNI00GJO
Post Date Mar 31, 2021
EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E-commerce, Solution Architecture, Mobile Applications, Digital Platform Architecture, Digital Technology Strategy, and Digital IT Operations.
This is a rapidly growing area, so you will have plenty of opportunity to spread your wings and develop your skillset to keep up with the ever growing demands of the digital landscape. Most of your time will be spent embedded with our clients’ team and we’ll look to you to provide our clients with a unique business perspective on how they must continue to innovate and remain competitive in this ever changing industry.
You will focus on the evaluation, design, customization and optimization of Digital and Cloud based solutions. You will team with various EY groups with digital capabilities to pursue and deliver digital engagements and deliver solutions that will bring our client’s digital vision and strategy to life.
Skills and attributesfor success
Working in project teams through agreed upon phases of projectgovernance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis,customization, testing, training and rollout of a client's projectlifecycle
Leading team members in developing applicable methodologies, tools,approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiateEY in the Digital and Emerging Technology Advisory market
Teaming with client technology professionals, and third-partystrategic alliances
Servant Leader – Must be able to garner respectfrom his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the jobdone
Communicative and social – Must be able tocommunicate well with teams
Facilitative – Must be able to lead anddemonstrate value-add principles to a team
Assertive – Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrumconcepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reasonand authority, make the tough calls.
Situationally Aware – Must be the first tonotice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them tomanagement
Continual improvement – Must continually be growingone’s craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and ateam
Conflict resolution – Must be able to facilitatediscussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
Developing long-term relationships and networksboth internally and externally
Interacting and communicating effectively withteammates, clients, stakeholders, and executives
To qualify for therole you must have
Bachelor's degree and 5 or moreyears of related work experience
Scrum Master certification
Good skills andknowledge of facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, transparencyand servant leadership
Knowledge of Agileapproaches – Kanban, Scrum, XP, etc.
Knowledge andexperience with Agile techniques – Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, ContinuousIntegration, Testing, Pairing, Agile Games, etc.Experience managing multiple teams, combined teams (internal &external)
Demonstrated ability to manage clientexpectations and adjust to reality
Must be able to facilitate discussion andfacilitate alternatives or different approaches
Understand basic fundamentals of iterativedevelopment
Understand incremental delivery and the valueof metrics
Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics,velocity, and task definition
Familiarity with common Agile practices,service-oriented environments, and better development practices
Guide and coach the team and organization tofollow Agile/Scrum practices
Guide and coach the team to becomeself-organized
Improve transparency within the team
Guide the team to find the right person withinthe organization that can help them
Build a safe and trusting environment whereconflicts can be managed in a healthy way without fear of blame
Be responsible for supporting and coaching theProduct Owner on Agile/Scrum practices
Project team timelines based on capacityplanning aligned to the product roadmap
Deliver team-based metrics aligned to theprogram’s reporting structure
Strong writtenand verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writingskills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integratingenterprise business processes with technology skills
Ideally, you’ll alsohave
Degree emphasis in Computer Science, IT,Computer Engineering, MIS, Mathematics desired; Master’s degree in one of theseareas preferred
Certifications highly preferred
What we look for
We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Digital and Emerging Technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their digital strategy, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within adesignated service line
A collaborative environment where everyone works together tocreate a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both throughestablished programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing andvarying your workload
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Build your legacy with us.
EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.