Scrum Master
Rolling Meadows , Illinois
February 08, 2017
Atrium (35004), United States of America, Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Scrum Master

Life got you feeling a bit slow? Come be agile with us

Capital One - a top 10 US bank is using technology to bring ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking - needs scrum masters to help drive its big-data transformation. In this role, you'll use your experience with various flavors of Agile delivery to facilitate solutions in complicated scenarios. You will work side-by-side with product owners and other Agile team members to build our next generation of analytic capabilities

The Job:

  • Serving as Scrum Master for up to two Agile teams, focused on building and enhancing various data environments
  • Coaching teams on the basics of Scrum or Kanban (as needed) in simple terms
  • Upholding Agile values and principles; facilitating Agile ceremonies
  • Focusing teams to deliver value quickly
  • Fostering a motivating culture of openness, collaboration, and continuous improvement
  • Coordinating across other Agile teams for complex projects.. Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress against commitments
  • Escalating and/or resolving impediments to help your team ship code

Your experience probably includes a few of these, or if not, you're ready to start learning:

  • A couple of years of professional experience leading Agile teams on technology projects
  • Relevant Agile training and certifications
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience managing projects and/or system integrations that are somewhat complex
  • Extensive use of and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment

Your interests:

  • You enjoy being on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule.. You're not content simply facilitating and regularly look for ways to roll up your sleeves to help the team meet commitments
  • You have a knack for spotting and resolving ambiguity
  • You care deeply about those around you and like to use your wit to motivate them
  • You enjoy learning new things and mentoring more junior team members
  • You look first to try to prevent problems, but eagerly dig in to solve them when they arise
  • To you, the spirit of the team is just as important as the product it produces.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or Military experience
  • At least 2 years professional experience working in Agile teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Scrum Master
  • 2 years of experience facilitating Agile teams on technology projects using Big Data
  • 3 years of experience managing projects
  • 1 year of experience with Information Technology Data Warehousing projects

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new 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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