Scrum Master Manager
Location:
Chicago , Illinois
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
R18672
77 West Wacker Dr (35012), United States of America, Chicago, Illinois

Scrum Master Manager

As a Scrum Master your key responsibilities will include:

Service to the Team

- Coaching the team in self-organization and cross-functionality

- Removing impediments to the team’s progress to its sprint commitments

- Facilitating scrum ceremonies including sprint planning, retrospectives, and daily stand-ups

- Enacting change & continuous improvement to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables

- Coaching the team in organizational environments in which scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood

- Ensure team execution and delivery to committed sprint work

- Protect team from over-commitment

Service to the Product Owner

- Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management

- Creates forum for communicating vision, goals, and Product Backlog items to the team

- Teaching the team to create clear and concise Backlog items

- Understanding long-term product planning

Service to the Organization

- Leading and coaching the organization in its scrum adoption

- Planning scrum implementations within the organization

- Helping associates and stakeholders understand and enact scrum in their lines of business

- Identify, manage, help mitigate project issues and risks

- Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of scrum in the organization

- Compliance with Capital One policies for project delivery

A successful Scrum Master will:

- Collaborate and partner within and beyond one’s team; builds productive relationships with others

- Communicate effectively across diverse audiences within and outside of the Sprint Team (Stakeholders, Executives). Motivate and model open communication to help surface issues for faster resolution

- Be able to remove obstacles for the team or to direct obstacles to appropriate owners for quick resolution

- Provide perspective to the team and keeps team focused on critical deliverables and tasks

- Possess the ability to work with and influence wide range of stakeholders across roles and levels (business, compliance, Legal, IT, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree or Military experience

- At least 7 years in technology delivery

- At least 3 Years of experience as a Scrum Master on technology projects

- Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Professional

- Exceptional communication and collaboration skills

- Excellent problem solving and influencing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

- Masters / MBA degree

- 4 years of Scrum Master experience on technology projects

- 10+ years experience in technology delivery

- 1+ years people management experience

- 1+ years experience in software development or technical experience

- PMP, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification

Capital One will not consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.


A little about us:
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One® offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers.

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