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Scrum Master

Gurgaon, India
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Job Description:


What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

About this role:

Gartner Digital Markets is looking for a passionate Scrum Master for our development team located in Gurugram, India.  In this key role, you are responsible for guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values. You will partner with other members of our team (Product Owners and Developers), with product management, engineering and business stakeholders to ensure results.

What you’ll do: 

  • Provide ongoing facilitation and coaching that enables the team to excel at Agile development
  • Manage sprint velocity-related metrics and goals
  • Run scrum ceremonies, e.g., daily huddles, backlog grooming, sprint planning and sprint retros to actively manage risks and external dependencies
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, conflict resolution, promote joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues
  • Assist Product Managers to shape the product road-map and vision
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity / productivity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.

**What you’ll need:

  • Any Bachelor's degree with First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for at least 2 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Paired Programming and Automated Testing
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches such as Kanban is a plus
  • Excellent communication (oral & written) and mentoring skills.

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner Digital Markets enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.
  • A collaborative and positive culture — Your team will be as smart and driven as you.
  • Outstanding compensation — Plus competitive benefits and generous time off.
  • A chance to make an impact — Your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

About Gartner:

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. We work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.– Visit gartner.com to learn more.

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Job Requisition ID:38706

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