Scrum Master Sr. Advisor

Scrum Master Sr. Advisor

01 Jun 2022
Connecticut, Bloomfield, 06002 Bloomfield USA

Scrum Master Sr. Advisor

SummaryThis is a unique role that will provide expert content/professional thought processes on complex application development assignments/projects and will also help with Scrum Ceremonies, by being in a partial role of SM. They will exercise considerable creativity, foresight, and judgment in conceiving, planning, and maturing product deliverables. They will use deep product knowledge and acumen to advise technical and functional leaders. They will provide thought leadership within Systems Analysis but work on broader projects, which require an understanding of wider business. Recognized internally as a subject matter expert. They will also have a good understanding of Agile and SAFe practices.ResponsibilitiesAnalyze designs and prepares application/system specifications for information systems solutions that address business needs and methods for testing and installing them.

Formulates and defines system scope and objectives based on user-defined needs.

Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results.

Prepares detailed specifications, mapping specifications, business flow diagrams, gap analysis documentation from which system configuration will be done.

Analyzes and revises existing system logic and documentation as necessary.

Organizes and facilitates daily stand-up meetings, reviews, estimations, retrospectives, sprint, and release planning, demos, burndown tracking, and other Scrum-related meetings.

Owns team processes and balances the relationships between the Product Managers and the Product Owners.

Experience with Jira is a must. Additionally, experience with Jira Align , and qTest would be an asset.

Works with IT and business management to identify and specify the complex business requirements and processes, and in the application design, testing, and implementation process.

Coordinates the activities with other IT sections (e.g. engineering team and architects).

Responsible for writing test scenarios, test scripts, and testing if needed.

Seeks out, includes, analyzes and documents business and user needs and requirements, and translates into proper system requirement specifications.

Functions as subject matter expert for industry and system-related issues.

Possesses full knowledge of phases of systems analysis as relates to configuration, but also considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment.

Hands-on experience writing database queries, No-SQL databases, preparing JSON/XML samples for affinity partners, modifying XML/JSON schema's and author/publish business rules using drools.

Knowledge of utilizing API clients such as Postman or SoapUI to run/analyze APIs. Responsible for writing basic rest API specifications if needed.

QualificationsAt least eight years of solid, diverse work experience in IT. Health insurance delivery, claims processing, enrollment processing or premium billing are desirable.

Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to collaborate with a team of Product Owners, Product Managers, Engineers and Architects to convert business requirements into technical specifications.

Adaptable and flexible to business demands.

Extensive problem-solving and analytical skills.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

One or more Agile certification(s) such as: Certified Scrum Master (CSM) , SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) , Agile Certified Professional (ACP) is preferred.

Knowledge and experience with multiple Agile delivery frameworks (e.g., Kanban, Scrum , SAFe ) preferred.

This role is located onsite, which means that most work is expected to be performed at a Cigna office location, but some work may be performed at home. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before they come onsite. Currently, due to the pandemic, we are encouraging all employees to remain working from home and all onsite meetings require a virtual option. However, we expect that this role will return to being performed primarily at an of-fice location in the future.For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of $109,900 - $183,100, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.Helping our customers achieve healthier, more secure lives is at the heart of what we do. While you take care of our customers, we’ll take care of you through a comprehensive benefits program that helps you be at your best. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and best in class well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and dozens of corporate discounts on essentials you use every day. For more details on our employee benefits programs, please visit the “Life at Cigna” tab on our careersite: www.cigna.com/careersAbout CignaCigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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