Specialist Software Engineer - Scrum Master

 Chennai, India       Permanent contract        Information Technology


• Support agile practices of the team

• Train and coach team members on agile values, principles and practices.

• Facilitate agile ceremonies of the team • Facilitates all team meetings (daily stand-up, iteration planning, team demo, and iteration retrospective), goal-oriented, focused on iteration, quality, predictability, flows and velocity.

• Supports the Product Owner in his efforts and facilitates a healthy intra-team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope Coaches team members on their delivery • Ensure team members have all skills required.

• Coordinates with the chapter to offer hindsight in assessing the presence of required skills.

• He teaches problem-solving and encourages individuals to take responsibility for their actions.

• Help team manage personal conflicts Facilitate coordination with other teams.

• He is the representative for the communication and coordination with other teams, notably by sharing information, Although he handles the coordination, the responsibility is shared with all team members.

• He may handle a transversal coordination and reporting on behalf of a set of feature teams (cf. Light Sync)" Manage Feature Team Members.

• Set individuals’ objectives jointly with TM • Evaluate individuals in sync with PO, AgM, and League Leaders feedbacks jointly with TM

• Handles administrative management (holidays, business trips, …).

• Develop people (training, coaching) facilitating their career orientation and upskilling.

• Evaluate his Chapter’s workforce and organize recruitments jointly with TM.

• Allocate resources to FT, in sync with the AgM identifying needed skills and considering their evolution jointly with TM Industry or Internal certifications Internal certifications - either Project Management or Agile certification Good to have: Professional Scrum Master - 1 or SAFE certification " Possessing relevant technical or functional skills requisite for their core domain Good understanding of the application, domain and regulations related to the business. Hands on expertise on technical or functional side (Technical Leadership / Business Analysis) Strong analytical skills Should be able to manage budget, schedule, deliveries Strong analytical skills and quant skills - should be able to manage time, cost, scope, quality, communications, risk and stakeholders People Management Skills Should have good people management skills - ability to acquire and develop the team Strong communication skills Strong written and oral communication in English. Ability to put in words and on paper the thought inside the head Presentation Skills- Good skills Mentoring Skills - Good skills Leadership Skills - Good skills Decision Making and Conflict Management- Good skills Consulting Skills - Good skills

Profile Required

  • 12 -15 years overall IT experience.
  • 4 - 6 years experience managing Agile teams/playing scrum master role.
  • Must have experience in leading development team and done atleast one large transformation programs
  • Knowledge of Agile delivery, Continuous delivery.
  • Java, Spring, Spring Boot knowledge
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Financial services experience with Payments & Cash Management

Holds overall accountability for the deliveries of the team Facilitates coordination with other feature teams Coaches team members on their delivery Facilitate coordination with other teams Manage Feature Team Members Industry or Internal certifications Possessing relevant technology skills requisite for core activity execution.

Strong analytical skills - should be able to manage budget, schedule, deliveries People Management Skills Strong communication skills Presentation Skills Mentoring Skills Leadership Skills Decision Making and Conflict Management Consulting Skills

Why Join Us

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

Business Insight

A 100% owned subsidiary of European banking and financial services major Societe Generale (SG), Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC) came into existence in 2000. Established as an offshore development centre in Bangalore, also having a presence in Chennai, SG GSC has 15 years of sustainable delivery expertise to its credit, and develops global best practices to promote the strategic objectives of the Societe Generale Group.

SG GSC possesses in-depth understanding of the business processes and cutting-edge technologies across domains of Societe Generale’s diverse portfolio. We deliver best-in-class solutions to the Group’s entities in the realm of corporate and investment banking, retail banking, specialized financing and insurance, private banking, and global investment management and services.

We place the highest importance on our employees and provide extensive opportunities for career progression and development. SG GSC conforms to the group diversity principles, and has a multi-cultural staff representing seven nationalities, and speaking 20 languages. Women comprise 25% of our workforce.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 19000G5G
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 02/03/2020
Date of publication: 02/01/2020
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Specialist Software Engineer - Scrum Master

Permanent contract   |   Chennai   |   Information Technology