Scrum Master Positions at Fannie Mae
Location:
Washington , District of Columbia
Posted:
September 23, 2017
Reference:
48692
THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Fannie Mae has begun its Agile journey and is looking for experienced people to help lead this transformation. We are looking for well qualified candidates with experience in Scrum, Kanban, and User Experience and Design Thinking. The candidates will work within the Development Services organization within Enterprise IT. Development Services includes the Project Management, Dev Ops, and Agile COE organizations that are leading Fannie Mae's transformation.

Let us know if you would be interested in working on a high-performing team and making a difference in making homes more accessible. We would like to collect your information and learn more about your background. If there is a potential match, we may contact you and share further information about Fannie Mae.

QUALIFICATIONS

Scrum Master I

  • Work within the core delivery team empowered/tasked with design, development, modification, and implementation of computer applications, and building high performing delivery teams. Serve as Scrum Master for a software development team.
  • Utilize project coordination expertise and tools such as Rally and MS-Project to support upstream and downstream teams throughout SDLC.
  • Engage stakeholders, contributors and technical resources to analyze user needs and resource limitations.
  • Facilitate the discussions of complex, high value IT delivery projects that require the coordination of development work or technology work on multiple platforms to achieve desired functionality.
  • Serve as knowledge source within project teams as assigned.
  • Communicate committed stories for the upcoming sprint to backlog owners and stakeholders
  • Represent the team daily at the Scrum of Scrums (S2) meeting to report impediments for escalation.
  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies for the team (S1, Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo).
  • Facilitate impediment resolution in a timely, cost effective manner. Act as a conduit to other teams and LOBs with which the team is interacting.
  • Track and produce key metrics (e.g., burn-down, burn-up charts).
  • Should be ​Scrum Master Certified (CSM).
  • Should have Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques including SAFe, Kanban, Lean, XP, and Scrum. Strong negotiation and influencing skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Should have experience leading Agile Scrum teams/servicing as a Scrum Master, experience within a SAFe release train.
Scrum Master II

The above qualifications plus:

  • Certified Scrum Master preferred.
  • 5-8 years overall IT experience preferred.
  • 4-6 of those as Scrum Master preferred.
  • Experience working at an organization going through an Agile transformation.
  • Track and produce key metrics (e.g., burndown, burnup).
  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies for the team (S1, Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo).
  • Utilize project coordination expertise and tools such as Rally and MS-Project to support upstream and downstream teams throughout SDLC.
Scrum Master Manager:

The above qualifications plus:

  • 6 years of software development experience (either as PM, BA, tester or developer).
  • 4 years of experience leading Agile Scrum teams/servicing as a Scrum Master, experience within a SAFe release train.


Qualifications:
For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress



EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

** Please note that this invitation is NOT an active opening/posting. Submitting an application constitutes an expression of interest in these openings at Fannie Mae. A recruiter will review your qualifications and you may be contacted.**

A little about us:
We’re leading the way to provide safe, affordable, and reliable credit, so people across the U.S. have opportunities to buy, refinance, or rent homes.

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