Agile Scrum Master (Senior Project Mgr, Project Leadership)

Date: 29 Jun 2024

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

NCS is the leading technology services firm that operates across the Asia Pacific region in over 20 cities, providing consulting, digital services, technology solutions, and more.

We believe in harnessing the power of technology to achieve extraordinary things, creating lasting value and impact for our communities, partners, and people. Our diverse workforce of 12,000 has delivered large-scale, mission-critical, and multi-platform projects for governments and enterprises in Singapore and the APAC region.

 

We’re searching for an experienced Agile Scrum Master to be part of our diverse team of talents here at NCS!

 

If you believe in going above and beyond, embodying excellence, and bringing people and technology together like never before, we would love to have a conversation with you!

 

What we seek to accomplish together:

Scrum Masters are lead-from-the-front technology and agile delivery experts who are deeply dedicated to a project. They partner with clients to translate requirements into actionable user stories and lead multi-functional development teams to shepherd those stories into working products on time and on budget. 

 

What You'll Do 

  • Define and work within an agile project governance framework (e.g. establish team cadence, facilitate Scrum events, manage dependencies, issues and risks) 
  • Partner with the Product Owner to define the product roadmap, owning the structure and content of the product backlog including user stories that effectively communicate stakeholder requirements and that are easily consumed by software development teams 
  • Be the functional and subject matter authority for the solution and act as the liaison between product, technology, business and governance teams 
  • Drive delivery across multiple domains, e.g. define and validate the technical approach, strategy and deliverables with technical leads; lead quality engineers/testers in the execution of test plans and verification of sprint feature releases; facilitate UAT and business acceptance . 

 

A little about you: 

  • 7+ years managing software projects in a consulting environment; must have experience leading teams of 5 or more, and/or $1M in budget. 
  • Able to serve as a liaison between business and technical teams to drive effective, timely solutions that fulfill both strategic and operational needs 
  • Solid knowledge in software delivery: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, XP and Lean 
  • Experience leading all Scrum events including sprint planning, daily Scrum, sprint review, and retrospective. 
  • Experience or Exposure in software development, leveraging the programming languages and technology such as Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Kotlin, Swagger, React, TypeScript, React Router, MobX, Jest, Java, Python, Cloud Native Services 
  • Experience working in both project delivery (Day 1) as well as managed services (Day 2), delivering IT services outcome and continuous software enhancements. 
  • Experience in driving impact assessment of business requirements, supporting product owners in developing user stories and coordinating with team to estimate story point. 
  • Experience in coaching the team from traditional way of working to a modern way of working, leveraging Agile Delivery and modern delivery discipline is preferred.  
  • Exposure in applying modern delivery disciplines and tools such as DevOps is preferred. 
  • Possess clear and transparent communication. Ensure all team members and stakeholders understand the project's status, goals, and obstacles. 

 

As Asia’s leading technology services firm, NCS as part of the Singtel Group, aims to create sustainable value for all our stakeholders. We aspire to create the extraordinary, to impact millions of people every day, and to create a positive impact on our environment. Our sustainability strategy sets out the key Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) areas that aim to create the NCS impact for our clients, our people and our future. 

We Grow our People, Value our Clients, and Create our Future.

We want to change the way we live and work for the better, to create new and sustainable business growth, and to foster an inclusive future for all.

You can find out more about our Group’s sustainability focus to guide how you can contribute to our objectives at Sustainability Reports. 

 

About NCS Group

We believe in building a talent-led delivery model to enable our best people to lead, and to support them with the right structure, processes, and tools to ensure that our clients are delivered top quality services. Great work is never done alone, which is why we also believe in fostering a collaborative work environment where people with different expertise and talent can come together.

We’re here to make the extraordinary happen.

Find out more at ncs.co and our LinkedIn career site.

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