Scrum Master

  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. 

Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa's innovations enable its bank customers to offer consumers choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. From the world's major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and helps grow economies.

Behind the Visa brand are our talented employees who continuously raise the bar with innovative solutions and products that deliver the convenience and security of digital currency to more people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

 

Job Description

The Data Product Development group is a key component of Visa's Technology organization that provides the enabling technology and processes to manage Visa's data assets and deliver value added information products and services to customers. Areas of focus include Business Intelligence and Analytics, Marketing Services, Commercial Card, Fraud/Authentication and Risk. The portfolio comprises of over 90 data products for various external clients and internal lines of business. We provide services on behalf of traditional bank customers to millions of cardholders and merchants around the world. Our application development is on the cutting edge of technology, and we are viewed as innovative leaders within our industry.

Our Project Analysts are highly visible leaders, building bridges across Visa to ensure projects are effectively developed, integrated and deployed with quality and on time delivery into our production systems.

We are actively looking for talented Project Analysts to join our team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the end-to-end planning and execution of one or more projects and/or Agile teams. Lead and negotiate scope, schedule, budget, risks, deployments and communications for projects and initiatives.

  • Coach multiple teams through the software development life cycle using Agile, Scrum, and Lean practices and work cross-functionally throughout the company to ensure projects are developed and deployed with quality and timely delivery into our production systems. 

  • Ask thoughtful questions to help our customers, product owners, and product managers to maximize ROI and meet company objectives. Understand product strategy and benefits of key deliverables in area of responsibility.

  • Work with product owner to promote and contribute to the improvement of the product backlog

  • Facilitate sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily stand-up meetings, reviews/demos, retrospectives, and other scrum ceremonies

  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution

  • Coach team in estimation techniques

  • Shield the team from outside distractions and interferences

  • Track and remove impediments for the team

  • Develop metrics and reports using Rally/ Jira to help the team understand its health and progress and to set goals

  • Lead and coach team in its Agile adoption

  • Coach team members to understand Scrum and the Agile Principles

  • Influence change that increases team performance at a sustainable pace

  • Lead Agile release planning

  • Ensure clear communication and collaboration among the Product Owner and members of the Development team.

  • Basic Qualifications:

  • • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience required

Qualifications

• 3+ years of Scrum Master experience
• 5+ years relevant Program/Project Management experience
• Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, TDD, Continuous Delivery, Pairing, Automated Testing
• Good prioritization, negotiation and communication skills
• Experience with other Lean/Agile framework and methods, i.e.: Kanban, SAFe, XP, etc
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Decisive but inclusive decision making in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work independently with light supervision
• Proficient in at least one agile project management tool: Rally, Jira, Version One, etc.

Additional Information

Work Hours 
This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours.

Travel Requirements 
No Travel required

Mental/Physical Requirements 
This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands and arms.

EEO Statement 

Visa is an EEO Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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