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Scrum Master

Addison, Texas;

Job Description:

The Scrum Master will lead and facilitate key routines in the agile discipline (stand-ups, retrospectives, etc.); manage features, stories, success criteria, tasks and hours in Rally; assist with story grooming and back-log management; manage team capacity and velocity to optimize iterations; focus the team on the business outcomes; track burn downs, optimize cumulative flow, scheduling and dependencies; scrum team and agile coaching as needed, team assessments and improvement plans; driving team velocity and consistency; coordinates resources within their agile team and collaborates across other agile teams; PI Planning. Partner with the Product Owner and Dev Lead(s) to ensure alignment of tangible short-term deliverables and business outcomes.

Expected to work with Product Owners and technology teams to build a sustainable long-term road map to improve the planning and execution model. Effectively communicate with managers, peers, and business partners on deliverables, timelines and support needed. 

As a leader on the team, fostering a positive culture focused on delivery and self-improvement.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years in a technical solution delivery role.

  • 5+ years of practical agile experience.

  • Expert level understanding of lean-agile principles and frameworks; including some level of agile coaching.

  • Certified Scrum Master.

  • Experience with metrics gathering/reporting and formulating action plans based on the data.

  • Excellent leadership, coaching, negotiation, facilitation, collaboration, presentation & training skills.

  • Ability to speak to both technical and business concerns.

  • Must be comfortable giving feedback to the team on how they can improve in their Agile implementation.

  • Must be flexible and support tasks other than Scrum Master should the need arise.

  • Must be detailed-oriented, results-driven, highly energetic and motivated.

  • Must have a high degree of independence and autonomy.

  • This position is responsible for thorough, high quality deliverables utilizing best practices in agile.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in a distributed team environment.

  • Knowledge of core banking and investing functions, processes and operations.

  • Familiarity with salesforce.com.

  • Knowledge of ETL Technologies (Data Stage, Informatica) a plus.

  • Expertise with Kanban a plus.

  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework and PI planning.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

The Scrum Master will lead and facilitate key routines in the agile discipline (stand-ups, retrospectives, etc.); manage features, stories, success criteria, tasks and hours in Rally; assist with story grooming and back-log management; manage team capacity and velocity to optimize iterations; focus the team on the business outcomes; track burn downs, optimize cumulative flow, scheduling and dependencies; scrum team and agile coaching as needed, team assessments and improvement plans; driving team velocity and consistency; coordinates resources within their agile team and collaborates across other agile teams; PI Planning. Partner with the Product Owner and Dev Lead(s) to ensure alignment of tangible short-term deliverables and business outcomes.

Expected to work with Product Owners and technology teams to build a sustainable long-term road map to improve the planning and execution model. Effectively communicate with managers, peers, and business partners on deliverables, timelines and support needed. 

As a leader on the team, fostering a positive culture focused on delivery and self-improvement.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years in a technical solution delivery role.

  • 5+ years of practical agile experience.

  • Expert level understanding of lean-agile principles and frameworks; including some level of agile coaching.

  • Certified Scrum Master.

  • Experience with metrics gathering/reporting and formulating action plans based on the data.

  • Excellent leadership, coaching, negotiation, facilitation, collaboration, presentation & training skills.

  • Ability to speak to both technical and business concerns.

  • Must be comfortable giving feedback to the team on how they can improve in their Agile implementation.

  • Must be flexible and support tasks other than Scrum Master should the need arise.

  • Must be detailed-oriented, results-driven, highly energetic and motivated.

  • Must have a high degree of independence and autonomy.

  • This position is responsible for thorough, high quality deliverables utilizing best practices in agile.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in a distributed team environment.

  • Knowledge of core banking and investing functions, processes and operations.

  • Familiarity with salesforce.com.

  • Knowledge of ETL Technologies (Data Stage, Informatica) a plus.

  • Expertise with Kanban a plus.

  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework and PI planning.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21064212

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Maki Acedera

Referral Bonus:

0