AVP Scrum Master - Cloud General

Synchrony Financial   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Financial Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 293 days ago

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Role Summary/Purpose:

The Scrummaster will lead projects targeted for PCF cloud, app migrations, APIs and other initiatives at Synchrony Financial (SYF). This individual will also be responsible for mentoring and coaching agile software development and product delivery through advanced agile methodologies.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams and the organization on how to best use Agile principles/frameworks and effectively leverages appropriate best practices
  • Manage Agile software projects from product conception through release.
  • Act as Scrum Master for assigned Scrum teams, facilitating ceremonies such as release planning, sprint planning, backlog grooming, stand-ups and retrospectives.
  • Collaborate with engineers, product owners, and other stakeholders to understand the expected product functionality and customer requirements.
  • Assist in removing team impediments, and track and maintain metrics for information radiators.
  • Promote collaboration and transparency, and communicate accurate and timely information to stakeholders.
  • Provide daily support for PCF related development activities including coordination with of network requests, build pipelines, release planning.
  • Work with team members to design, architect and implement solutions across geographic locations
  • Create, assess, update and maintain documentation pertaining to PCF platforms
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 5 years of experience in Information Technology OR in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree minimum 7 years of experience in Information Technology in a project management role
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in agile, scrummaster, project manager roles
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working on or leading teams performing systems automation and integration (in an agile methodology and/or using lean techniques preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Jira, Agile, and otherproject management tools


Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous working experience with software release cycles in services based environments and have a firm understanding of Agile principles and frameworks.
  • Skilled at organizing and communicating complex concepts – must be capable of breaking down complex situations, this applies to both technical issues and process issues.
  • Strong experience managing Agile software development projects.
  • Organizational and time management skills, and attention to detail a must.
  • Ability to work with teams to gather unrefined business requirements from multiple sources and formulate and deliver a solution in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work under the pressure of multiple projects and deadlines at once.
  • Solid communication skills, and must be highly motivated and demonstrate high level of initiative.
  • Must be a self-starter, ability to quickly learn, adapt, shows initiative and thinks outside the box.

Job ID: 1800000513