Manager Scrum Master

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: McLean, Virginia
  • Posted: December 07, 2016
  • Reference ID: R15361
1750 Tysons (12023), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Manager Scrum Master

Summary: In the Scrum Master role, you'll serve as the servant leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and organization of all team objectives. The SM will drive the Agile process focused on delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team, along with maintaining product backlog and release plan. The SM will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's sprint goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.

General Responsibilities:

- Serve as scrum master for two or more teams

- Demonstrates a strong ability to integrate agile principles into team practices and work products

- Ensures team maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery with some support from coach

- Ability to act as mentor or buddy to new / less-experienced Scrum Master(s)

- Proactively identifies impediments and quickly resolves using network of peers and formal channels

- Actively seeks and is involved with Communities of Practice

- Facilitates teamwork and continual improvement of the team's agile practices

- Introduces new and advanced practices to improve the team

- Demonstrates ability to balance data with other factors when making decisions

- Effectively sets own/team priorities in ambiguous environment

- Exceptional communication and collaboration skills

- Excellent problem solving and influencing skills

General Qualifications:

- At least 2 Years of Agile experience

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's Degree or military experience

- 3+ years of Agile experience

- CSM Certification

- Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification

- SAFe certified or knowledge

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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