SCRUM Master

About Financial Express

FE is a leading provider of fund data in the UK and specialises in the collection, validation, dissemination and analysis of fund information within data feeds, documentation, web pages and Internet-based fund selection tools. FE supplies to more than half of all UK Fund Management Companies, providing value-for-money solutions which emphasise on a flexible, reliable and customer-driven approach. FE is a fast growing company with operations in London and Woking (both in the UK), Chennai (India), Hong Kong, Brno (Czech Republic), Singapore & Australia. FE is also engaged in building of software tools, research centres, document production platforms and advanced analytical products for data vendors, institutions, financial advisers enabling them to retrieve and analyse data in forensic detail. For further details, please visit www.financialexpress.net

Location

Chennai

Salary (INR)

NA

Experience

3 - 7 years

Education

NA

Mandatory Skills

BUSINESS ANALYST 7
AGILE PROCESS 7
SCRUM PRACTICES 7
DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE 6
TEAM MANAGEMENT 7
PROBLEM SOLVING 7
COMMUNICATION 7
CLIENT EXPOSURE 7
SCRUM MASTER 7
SCRUM MASTER CERTIFICATION 4

Optional Skills

WIRE FRAMES/UI 6
SDLC 6
DOCUMENTATION 6

Job Description

Position Summary
The position is full-time and will be based at the company's Chennai office. The successful applicant would have a minimum of 4 years' relevant experience with at least 2 years as a SCRUM Master. The job involves coordinating between the Project/Product managers in the UK office and in-house software development, testing, design teams to ensure successful implementation of new functionalities to FE's Trustnet web portal. 
 
Key Responsibilities
As a SCRUM Master:
Serve as a full time Scrum Master.
Guide the team to practice agile processes efficiently
Mentor and monitor process improvements and provide feedback
Identify and assess impediments and work along with the team in addressing them
Validate requirements fulfillment.
Interact with Product owner and understand requirements through mails and conference calls.
Stay updated on the deliverables to be completed
Maintain transparency between on-shore and off-shore
Periodic review and propose necessary changes to the process or team
Focus on continuous improvments and incremental delivery by the team
Train new resources on SCRUM process and practices
 
As a Business Analyst:
Analyse and capture requirements in an Agile software development environment.
Decompose Epics into Features and User Stories down to detailed functional and non-functional requirements.
Interact with Product owners and stay updated on product vision and roadmap
Develop business and system use cases.
Maintain the Requirements Traceability Matrix.
Work with the Design team to create user interfaces.
Partner with the technical leads or Managers to help with continuous improvement of team productivity, product quality, and lead time in delivering value to end users.
Work closely with the Development, Data and Software testing teams during the various stages of development & delivery and respond to queries raised by stakeholders.
Ensure that all project related documentation are kept up-to-date throughout the life of the project.
Document and manage business rules, risks, issues and dependencies.
As a Second line support, partner with other team members to troubleshoot and resolve production incidents.
 
Key Technical Skills
Excellent understanding of an Agile development environment
Excellent MS Office skills
Willingness to engage in all areas of the business to develop one's knowledge in them.
 
Beneficial Technical Skills
Working knowledge and experience in a fund management / financial services company or in projects of a similar nature.
 
Key Behavioural Skills
Excellent communication skills
Very good Project coordination and organising skills
Proven analytical skills
Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to multiple deadlines
Attention to detail
High levels of motivation and enthusiasm

Additional Information

  • Job Type   :  Full Time