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EY Sprint Lead in Bangalore, India

Sprint Lead

Core Business Services

Requisition # BLR00A9J

Post Date Feb 21, 2021

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Technology is at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and are key to our innovation as an organization.

The opportunity

As an Innovation Sprint Leader, you will play an integral role in driving Innovation initiatives to improve the user experience and drive efficiency for our practitioners worldwide.

As part of the IT Innovation function, you will work together with a team of on- and off-shore consultants around the world. You will drive technology teams on hands on research and experimentation to explore ‘Art of the Possible’. You will need to have the right balance of technology and management expertise to lead and drive innovation initiatives working with global stakeholders

Your key responsibilities

  • Lead and deliver multiple innovation initiatives starting from ideation through prototyping working with innovation/technology consultants

  • Work closely together with mainstream implementation teams in EY to transition and drive adoption of technologies and prototypes

  • Apply agile methodology in developing experimental prototypes leveraging a sprint based, agile innovation method

  • Drive ideation process in framing ideas to tangible concepts

  • Manage stakeholder expectations throughout the innovation lifecycle

  • Single point of contact for his/her respective initiatives.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Self-driven and highly motivated individual with 7 plus years of experience in the IT industry

  • Agile Project Management expertise with excellent understanding and experience in industry standard PM methodologies

  • Should have hands-on experience in end to end Software Development Life Cycle

  • Should be passionate about Innovation and idea generation

  • Technology savvy with knowledge of latest trends and technologies in the market (Examples include Mobile, Analytics, Cloud, IoT, Wearables, Robotics etc.)

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills that could be leveraged to socialize and market new ideas and concepts

  • Strong tolerance for ambiguity and “can do” attitude with an open mind-set to work on any technology area

  • Excellent customer relationship and expectation management skills

  • Should have cross geography cultural awareness and experience in working with global customers

  • Should have good command on MS project, MS Visio, MSWord, Excel

  • Good command on using MS PowerPoint to develop high quality, professional presentations

  • Should have good understanding of project finance – including rate cards, utilization and realization

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 8+ years of overall experience in managing technology initiatives across its lifecycle, preferably in the innovation space.

  • Experience in conducting ideation sessions/workshops.

  • Experience with incubation and institutionalization of innovation ideas leveraging emerging technologies like AI and Blockchain.

  • Delivery using modern methodologies especially SAFe Agile, Iterative, Waterfall, etc.

What we look for

  • A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.