Lead Agilist [XVX24]

Lead Agilist [XVX24]

07 Jun
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Gurgaon district

07 Jun

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Gurgaon district

Job Description

Principal Agilist


Science / Engineering graduate Responsibility:

Assessment Support for the Assessment.

Maturity Assessments.

Participate the maturity assessment & Implement recommendations.

Thought Leadership.

Always aware of what is the current trend in the market for Agile and DevOps.

Publish Blog / articles/ participate local conference.

Community Contribution.

'Attend and organize internal Agile/DevOps community events.

Ways of working.

Adhere to the agile framework proposed by the Coach.

Ability to setup & influence stakeholders for new ways of working in small and medium programs/projects.

Facilitate meetings (daily scrum,

sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective).

Shielding the team.

Conflict resolutions.

Release Forecasting.

Removing impediments.

Creating a communication channel (team, Product owner, stakeholder).

Servant leader.

Enforcing Rules.

Data driven mindset (Loves math).

Uses data in retros to focus on process improvements.

Mastered team level metrics and how to present to clients.

Product Vision, Strategy and Roadmap.

* Participate and support Product Owner / Product manager in series of workshop to arrive MVP.

* Understand the overall product vision roadmap as articulated by agile coach/product owner and translate roadmap into teamspecific release planning and sprint planning.

Product Planning.

Accountable and responsible for Release planning, sprint planning and dependency management across multiple teams.

Help PO derive MVP and prioritize the backlog items for both technical and functional.

Ability to play the role of Release Train Engineer in Scaled agile programs.

Requirement Management.

* Facilitate the team and Product Owner to maintain a healthy Program & team backlog.

* Help PO & Product manager to prioritize the backlog and meet Business outcomes.

* Help the team to define and meet DOD/DOR.

* Help the PO/Product managers to write the requirement (EPIC/US) in an appropriate format.

*Setup and support team to maintain the ALM tool.


* Guide the team towards improving the scrum way of working including ensuring cross term coordination.

facilitate daily standup meetings, sprint planning, retrospective, and sprint demos.

* Drive and support the team by removing impediments.

liaise between the team (inclusive of developers, testers) and other practices to ensure focus on each release.

identify dependencies and ensure no delays in accomplishing sprint goals.

Encourage & Pilot best engineering practice like Definition of Done, Coding standards and compliance, automation, TDD, pair programming, mobbing, etc as appropriate.

* Remove interferences to ensure the team is working efficiently (for specific accounts/projects).

act as a bridge for distributed scrum.

track the velocity.

*Make sure user stories delivered incrementally within the sprint.

*Ensure Tractability across the lifecycle.

Requirement Verification and Validation.

Help the PO/ Proxy PO to validate the completed feature during the sprint.

Ability to validate the program increment and facilitate the program increment demos.

Configuration and Release Management.

Understanding of Source control and branching strategy Continuous integration of knowledge and best practices.

Deep understanding of deployment and release management principles.

Ability to coordinate release across multiple teams and manage production rollout at the program level.

Awareness of industryrecommended tools for Continuous delivery pipeline.

Enterprise Architecture.

'Basic understanding of solution design and Architecture awareness of the project/program.

Ability to articulate technical issues outside team to get quicker resolution.

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