Scrum Master at Cognizant (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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We are looking for Scrum Master for an immediate need. This is a client-facing role & the candidate will have regular interactions with various client managers.
Job Qualifications:
  • 4-year degree (Computer Science, Information Systems, or related functional field) or other specific discipline with a specialization in Management Information System
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 6+ years of project management experience
  • 6+ years of experience leading projects in enterprise infrastructure.
  • Enterprise rollout experience at large scale, retail related a plus.
  • PMP Certification preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Agile SAFe training / certification
  • Working knowledge of Client-Server, Windows 2008 through 2019, Windows Server, Active Directory, Printing, Client Management, VMs, and Mobile Device Management.
  • Knowledge of networks (LAN and WAN), DNS, TCIP/IP, and other networking concepts
  • Experience with Cloud services and technologies
  • Strong proficiency using MS Office Suite, including MS Visio, and MS Project
  • Strong proficiency with Agile and can drive delivery through scrums and sprints
General Skills / Experiences:
  • Project management and leadership skills for managing projects and the teams involved with them
  • Solid executive presence
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to coordinate with team members and management and explain technical issues
  • Organization and time management skills to keep projects on track and within budget
  • Excellent resource planning, task scheduling, cost and risk management skills
  • Proven leadership skills and excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Outstanding working knowledge of change management principles and performance evaluation processes
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to handle any issues that occur during project completion
  • Ability to make important decisions under pressure
  • Ability to delegate effectively, Friendly, and approachable

**Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.

About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the US, Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant."

About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant. Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email [email protected] with your request and contact information.
More Information on Cognizant
Cognizant operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Teaneck, NJ, New Haven, CT, Edina, MN, Englewood, CO and Pheonix, AZ. Cognizant was founded in 2022. It has 301000 total employees. To see all 457 open jobs at Cognizant, click here.
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