Scrum Master

We’re hiring! At Cognizant we have an ideal opportunity for you to be part of one of the largest companies in the digital sector worldwide. A Great Place To Work where we look for people who contribute new ideas, experiencing a dynamic and growing environment. At Cognizant we promote an inclusive culture, where we value different perspectives providing career growth and development opportunities. #WelcomeToCognizant!We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to work supporting one of our clients as a Scrum Master

Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise (Breadth and depth of knowledge, application and complexity of technical knowledge)

Understanding and executing the agile development process as it relates to SDLC

Leadership (Vision, strategy and business alignment, people management, communication, influencing others, managing change)

Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices

Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization

Decision-making and Autonomy (The capacity and authority to make organizational decisions, autonomy in decision-making, complexity of decisions, impact of decisions, problem-soliving)

Lead agile ceremonies, including daily scrum, sprint review, planning meetings, retrospectives, team and project kick-offs

Support Product Owner on release planning and customer engagement, and take ownership on delivering the product

Remove impediments (e.g., cultural barriers, logistic challenges)

Interaction (The span and nature of one’s engagement with others when performing one’s job, internal and external relationships)

Foster close cooperation across all team members, encouraging cross-training and mutual support

Facilitate communication and collaboration inside and outside the team

Shield the team from external interference and ensuring the team is fully functional and productive

Foster an environment of successful delivery and continuous improvement

Innovation (The required level of scientific knowledge, knowledge sharing, innovation and risk taking)

Familiarity with design thinking and customer centric approaches is a plus

Complexity (Products managed, mix of businesses, internal and/or external business environment, cultural considerations)

Scrum master for 2+ individual PDT IT Products, with both internal and external stakeholders

Regional and/or global responsibility


· Minimum 3 years of IT experience with Bachelors Degree or 7 years IT experience without Bachelors Degree.

· Minimum 2 years experience leading small-mid-sized projects and/or agile teams

· Experience with agile methodology and product management

· Ability to analyze and think quickly to resolve conflict

· Ability to work with and lead a team

Why Cognizant? Improve your career in one of the largest and fastest growing IT services providers worldwide Receive ongoing support and funding with training and development plans Have a highly competitive benefits and salary package Get the opportunity to work for leading global companies We are committed to respecting human rights and build a better future by helping your minds and the environment We invest in people and their wellbeing. We create conditions for everyone to thrive. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or for any other reason covered.

At Cognizant we believe than our culture make us stronger! Join us now! #BeCognizant #IntuitionEngineered

Igualdad de Empleo y Política de Acción Afirmativa:Cognizant es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Todos los solicitantes calificados recibirán consideración para el empleo sin distinción de sexo, identidad de género, orientación sexual, raza, color, religión, origen nacional, discapacidad, estado de veterano protegido, edad o cualquier otra característica protegida por la ley.

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