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Merchandising - Scrum Master

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    Lowe s Companies , Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With the fiscal year sales of $71.3 billion , Lowe s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2 , 200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300 , 000 associates. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville , N.C. , Lowe s supports its hometown Charlotte region and all communities it serves through programs focused on safe , affordable housing and careers in the skilled trades. For more information , visit Lowes.com

    Lowe s India is the retail technology center for Lowe s Companies Inc. and is based out of Bengaluru , India. Set up in 2014 , Lowe s India focuses on technology and shared business services. Technology teams support e - commerce , mobile , infrastructure and corporate systems that enable various functions such as supply chain , distribution , corporate services. Initiated with just over 20 associates , Lowe s India now has a growing associate base which employs over 2000 people.



    Required Minimum Qualifications

    First level Scrum Master Certification (PSM I , CSM)

    2 - 3 years of experience performing the Scrum Master for a software development team utilizing SDLC , or successful completion of accelerated college talent program

    2 years of experience working in a large matrixed organization

    Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration , Computer Science , MIS or related field and 4 years of IT or related business experience , including 3 years of experience providing project or team leadership

    2 - 3 years of experience with Agile methodologies (Kanban , TDD , etc.) and toolsets (Atlassian suite , etc.)

    Preferred Qualifications

    CSP or PMI - ACP certification

    1 or more certifications from the ICAgile Certified Expert Agile Coaching track

    3 - 4 years of experience in software development team

    2 years of corporate retail experience

    Knowledge of Agile Project Management fundamentals as defined by the Project Management Institute in the Project Management Body of Knowledge

    Responsibilities

    Ensures the team follows standard processes while identifying opportunities for improvement. Facilitates team in defining Working Agreements , Definition of Ready , Definition of Done and then ensures those agreements are upheld.

    Facilitates agile ceremonies: daily stand - up (scrum) meetings , retrospectives , demos , backlog grooming / refinement , backlog sizing , sprint planning. Understands and uses a variety of techniques to continuously optimize ceremonies and team participation and engagement.

    Helps identify and remove impediments , escalates impediments; recommends ways to resolve impediments , and influences leadership to take action on these recommendations.

    Helps team inspect and adapt process through retrospectives , data / metrics tracking and creating a safe , trusting environment with space to grow. Coaching them to higher levels of performance.

    Assists with internal and external communication , and improving transparency by creating visible information radiators (burn - downs , velocity chart , etc) , dashboards and demos.

    Facilitates getting the work done without coercion , assigning , or dictating the work directly. Facilitates discussion , decision making , and conflict resolution. Observes team interactions and uses emotional intelligence to discuss observations in a safe , trusting environment.

    Support project planning by participating in release road mapping discussions. Supports during execution through understanding of priority and sequencing required to deliver efficiently. Guides team in commitment making and sprint completion.

    Holds team accountable for delivery commitments. Helps team identify when commitments are at risk , and helps team determine possible solutions to ensure commitments are met.

    Practices self - leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross - functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others , including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members.

    Conducts or oversees business - specific projects by ing expertise in subject area; partnering internally and externally to make effective decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or impediments as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities

    Summary

    The Scrum Master is responsible for guiding 1 - 2 team(s) through the use of Agile / Scrum practices and values for the purpose of delivering quality software and solutions back to the organization. This person must build trusted relationships with the team and with their stakeholders (Product Owners , Project Managers , Business Analysts , etc) to ensure the needs of all team members are being met.

    Performs all prescribed scrum master duties including (but not limited to): removing impediments for the team , inspecting the team s performance through key team metrics and facilitating process improvement discussions to optimize the team s reliability , predictability and output.

    This position is responsible for assisting in the delivery of software solutions by maintaining information radiators (metrics) and making them transparent to management , by keeping the team is focused on the right priorities , and ensuring the team is continuously improving. The unique skills required for effective performance in this job include project and release planning , stakeholder management , risk management , meeting facilitation , and an understanding of a variety of software delivery methods.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry: Real Estate, Property

Functional Area: Fashion Designing , Merchandising

Role Category:Designer

Role:Merchandiser

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

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Education-

UG: Any Graduate - Any Specialization

PG:Post Graduation Not Required

Company Profile:

Lowes Services India Private limited

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2015 sales of $59.1 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,355 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 285,000 employees. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects.
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