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Scrum Master II- Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum teams. Coordinates and facilitates Scrum ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, enabling continuous improvement within the team. Ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed-to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team. Acts as an Agile Coach, promoting and coaching the Agile mindset and principles, empowering the team to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. Guides and coaches one or more teams on Scrum practices, and develops their understanding of Agile principles. Facilitates Scrum ceremonies i.e. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demos/Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives. In a Scaled Agile model, facilitates scaled planning for the team - e.g. Pre Planning/ Preparation, PI Planning Events - and represents the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs. Helps the team define norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done, and enforces the agreements. Ensures the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO). Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the team. Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile team to support value delivery and Sprint commitments. Provides visibility into the Agile teams delivery plans and progress against plan to stakeholders. Enables the team to become high performing through collaboration and a relentless focus on continuous improvement including cross-skilling across the team. Measures team delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunities. Mentors more junior Scrum Masters. Individual Contributor.

Global Banking Technology - (GBT):

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital

Overview:

Responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum or Kanban teams. Coordinates and facilitates Scrum or Kanban ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, enabling continuous improvement within the team. Ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed-to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team.

Acts as an Agile Team Coach, promoting the Agile mindset and principles, empowering the team to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. Guides and coaches one or more teams on Scrum practices, and develops their understanding of Agile principles.

Represents the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs. Helps the team define norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done, and enforces the agreements.

Ensures the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO). Works with the Agile Coach, RTEs and other Scrum Masters to improve the maturity of Agile processes across the organization.

Maintains project documentation and deliverables in accordance with Enterprise Change requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a Servant Leader & helps resolve team conflict
  • Coaches the Team to achieve Sprint Goals & Sprint timelines
  • Builds and develops a high-performance team
  • Promotes self-help / self-organization within the teams
  • Schedules, facilitates and coaches Agile routines and ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and PI Planning)
  • Helps establish and support consistent reporting practices across the teams & foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • Works with Product Owners to establish and maintain Product/Story Roadmaps
  • Helps protect the development team from external requests during the Sprint work
  • Helps to remove or facilitate removal of impediments the team cannot resolve on their own
  • Works closely with other Scrum Masters to exchange best practices and help to continually improve the process
  • Drives maturity curve of agile adoption, partially based on company specific guidance i.e. Agile Maturity Journey, SDM360, MRA compliance
  • Contributes towards creation and adoption of working agreements and definitions of ready / definition of done, including use of appropriate tools, standards and best practices
  • Facilitates and enables an environment of collaboration, innovation and creativity
  • Challenges and enables the team to continuously improve through intentional Lean and data driven inspect and adapt cycles

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of Scaled Agile PI Planning framework, program and team level ceremonies
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.)
  • Ability to lead and influence team in adopting the Agile principles while ensuring the correct use of Scrum process
  • Facilitates dependency and risk management for the Scrum teams and the ART
  • Facilitates team and cross-team impediment removal for the team
  • Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile teams and across the ART to support value delivery and Sprint commitments
  • Provides visibility into the Agile teams delivery plans and Release plans on the program level and to stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum teams. Coordinates and facilitates Scrum ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, enabling continuous improvement within the team. Ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed-to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team. Acts as an Agile Coach, promoting and coaching the Agile mindset and principles, empowering the team to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. Guides and coaches one or more teams on Scrum practices, and develops their understanding of Agile principles. Facilitates Scrum ceremonies i.e. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demos/Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives. In a Scaled Agile model, facilitates scaled planning for the team - e.g. Pre Planning/ Preparation, PI Planning Events - and represents the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs. Helps the team define norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done, and enforces the agreements. Ensures the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO). Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the team. Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile team to support value delivery and Sprint commitments. Provides visibility into the Agile teams delivery plans and progress against plan to stakeholders. Enables the team to become high performing through collaboration and a relentless focus on continuous improvement including cross-skilling across the team. Measures team delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunities. Mentors more junior Scrum Masters. Individual Contributor.

Global Banking Technology - (GBT):

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital

Overview:

Responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum or Kanban teams. Coordinates and facilitates Scrum or Kanban ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, enabling continuous improvement within the team. Ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed-to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team.

Acts as an Agile Team Coach, promoting the Agile mindset and principles, empowering the team to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. Guides and coaches one or more teams on Scrum practices, and develops their understanding of Agile principles.

Represents the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs. Helps the team define norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done, and enforces the agreements.

Ensures the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO). Works with the Agile Coach, RTEs and other Scrum Masters to improve the maturity of Agile processes across the organization.

Maintains project documentation and deliverables in accordance with Enterprise Change requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a Servant Leader & helps resolve team conflict
  • Coaches the Team to achieve Sprint Goals & Sprint timelines
  • Builds and develops a high-performance team
  • Promotes self-help / self-organization within the teams
  • Schedules, facilitates and coaches Agile routines and ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and PI Planning)
  • Helps establish and support consistent reporting practices across the teams & foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • Works with Product Owners to establish and maintain Product/Story Roadmaps
  • Helps protect the development team from external requests during the Sprint work
  • Helps to remove or facilitate removal of impediments the team cannot resolve on their own
  • Works closely with other Scrum Masters to exchange best practices and help to continually improve the process
  • Drives maturity curve of agile adoption, partially based on company specific guidance i.e. Agile Maturity Journey, SDM360, MRA compliance
  • Contributes towards creation and adoption of working agreements and definitions of ready / definition of done, including use of appropriate tools, standards and best practices
  • Facilitates and enables an environment of collaboration, innovation and creativity
  • Challenges and enables the team to continuously improve through intentional Lean and data driven inspect and adapt cycles

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of Scaled Agile PI Planning framework, program and team level ceremonies
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.)
  • Ability to lead and influence team in adopting the Agile principles while ensuring the correct use of Scrum process
  • Facilitates dependency and risk management for the Scrum teams and the ART
  • Facilitates team and cross-team impediment removal for the team
  • Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile teams and across the ART to support value delivery and Sprint commitments
  • Provides visibility into the Agile teams delivery plans and Release plans on the program level and to stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21073784

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Karl Klein

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
401 N TRYON ST, NC, Charlotte, 28255