The Scrum Master is the key reference in a project following an agile framework as the Scrum methodology. He/she ensures the global understanding of the methodology by the Project Team and helps the team to maximize the project’s result. He/she protects the team for internal and external distractions.
The Scrum Master ensures the proper use and application of the Agile Methodology and coaches the Project Team along with the business lines and stakeholders, explaining which interactions with the team are helpful and which not.
Set up and facilitate the Scrum ceremonies (Daily Stand-up, Sprint Review, Sprint Planning, Retrospective) and other meetings
Schedule and follow the key steps of the methodology
Guarantee a smooth use of the Scrum methodology and help the Project Team face any obstacles
Provide assistance or support to the Product Owner concerning the Product Backlog
Assist and support the team in the delivery of the Definition of Done (DoD), Sprint Backlog, etc.
Track team capacity and velocity metrics for planning and progress purposes
Project methodology and Coaching
Coach and challenge the Project Team
Help the Project Team face any difficulties and promote its gradual self-organization
Remove barriers to team effectiveness and protect the team from outside distractions
Ambassador of agile methods within the company
Provide to his/her superiors a reporting on the proper deployment of the Scrum methodology within projects
Risk & issue management
An "Agile mindset" implies:
a positive attitude and pragmatism
thirst for knowledge: Agile is about learning and adapting. Knowledge sharing is key to success.
The goal of team success: Agile is about the success of the team, no individual success or heroic behavior. It is more important for the team to succeed than for the individual to have completed his/her tasks.
There is no failure, only feedback: Agile is about taking everything as lessons, adjusting actions based on the feedback, resulting in continuous improvement.
Knowledge of agile reporting and follow-up tools (e.g. Jira)
Understanding of tooling on automated unit testing, automated functional testing and continuous integration tooling
Sound knowledge of software development methodology
Sound knowledge of project management methodology
Sound knowledge of English as well as (at least) one local language (Dutch or French).
The function requires you to be a permanent resident of Belgium
About the company
A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion.