Scrum Master

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Richardson, TX, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jul 9

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Cognizant’s Digital Engineering practice is seeking highly-qualified Scrum Masters who have experience executing scrum methodologies towards digital transformation projects. This Senior Agilist role fundamentally guides the modern software development team by taking an active role in planning, facilitation to achieve our committed outcomes. This role requires solid, practical experience with Agile techniques and approaches to guide, support and improve product teams. You will collaborate intensively with your team members and Product Owners. You will also interact with Cognizant clients to mentor, consult, and assist them in making appropriate process decisions and solve any blocking points.

Our diverse set of backgrounds at Cognizant offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. We encourage lively discussions, inspire thought leadership to build better solutions for our clients. Are you someone who thrives in digital project teams? Are you inspired to construct meaningful solutions through true collaboration? If so, please apply! Our software and digital engineers are agile and retrospective, and not afraid to identify what we’re doing wrong, so we can fix it, and what we’re doing right, so we can improve on it. Above all, we judge success by the success of our team and the happiness of our customers.

Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization for this role.


Leading the relevant modern development events with the Cognizant and the client's Product and Technical teams.

Partnering and supporting the product owner to guide the POD or team to success and maximize value of the product

Being the coach and driver of the requisite ALM tool for the POD or team

Guiding the team from legacy process to a Modern Development Process, Lean mindset, behavior and framework for building value

Optimizing how the different roles interact with each other to maximize productivity

The Scrum Master will lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices

Helping the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, Master’s degree preferred

10 years of experience in executing scrum methodologies with Agile Projects or Product development work

Background in Software Delivery / software development / Product lifecycle, methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, …)

Certified in Scrum / Kanban / SAFe such as CSM or PSM or SAFe SM - At least one Scrum Certification required from Scrum Alliance,, or SAFe

Exemplifies and promotes and applies Agile values and principles

Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation and coaching skills

Experienced with Agile Lifecycle management tools and Miro or Visio

Knowledge of an agile framework or method i.e. Scrum Kanban or understanding of software development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management principles and practices

Excellent Project Management and organizational skills in a highly technical environment

Experience designing and deploying software within the limits of performance guidelines

Experience designing and executing plans, meeting deadlines and operating under tight time constraints.

Experience with continuous integration and test-driven development/design practices.

Experience with test automation techniques and tools

Strong leadership and organization skills with superb communication (written and verbal), time management, product planning, people and team building skills.

Exposure to delivering value into PROD using MVP tests, validated learning with Digital engineering tool chains

Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Jul 09 2021

About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

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