Lead Consultant

Date Opened: Oct 17, 2021

Location: IN

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to be a true leader who serve the Agile team as well as the broader organization on how to use agile practices in a software development environment. You will develop new insurance related products & platforms through implementing Agile practices within multidisciplinary setup. You will also communicate with stakeholders, escalate or remove impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Strongly serving the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to become self-managed team that is responsible and accountable to deliver business values
  • Assessing and leading agile team, organization and coaching to higher level of agile maturity 
  • Effective facilitation of Scrum events
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments
  • Be an Agile evangelist who understands and promote Agile values and principles
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, to improve transparency quotient
  • Being aware of cutting-edge technology, development and quality practices and help the team driving continuous improvement in these areas
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.

Primary Skills

  • 1st level Scrum Master certification (CSM/PSM I)
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 3+ years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum values, practices, and theory.
  • Working Knowledge of other Agile approaches: SAFe, XP, Kanban
  • Must have prior development/ Testing experience
  • Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

 

Preferred Skills

Second level Scrum Master certification (ACSM, PSM II)

Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile engineering practices:  ATDD, TDD, CI/CD

Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team

Experience

7 - 10 years

Shift Timing

1 PM - 9:30 PM IST