Scrum Master

Bank of America   •  

Plano, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 172 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description:

The desiredScrum Master will be working on an enterprise level effort involving data: sourcing, aggregation, analysis and reporting with outputs to Bank Leadership and Federal Regulators. The desired candidate will oversee the SDLC of Tech and Business initiatives acting as an AgileScrum Master. Prior Scrum Master experience managing technology projects is required. Previous Bank of America experiencepreferred. The desired candidate will be responsible for the following: scrum facilitation; guiding teams through sprints, sprint retrospectives, point estimations; risk mitigation; creating project plans; TARS; timelines; impact assessments and hitting milestones. This individual will be working in a cross functional/matrix environment. The desired candidate will have a 4 yeardegree and 5+ years of experience in a similar Scrum Master/PM role.

Minimum Requirements:

4 year college degree. Scrum Master (CSM) and/or SAFe Agilist (SA) certifications.

Primary Responsibilities:

Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management.
Creates forum for communicating vision, goals, and Product Backlog items to the Team.
Understanding long-term product planning.
Understanding and practicing agility Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed.
Coaching the Team in self-organization and cross-functionality Teaching and leading the Team to create high-value products.
Removing impediments to the Teams progress.
Coaching the Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood.
Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development.
Causing change to increase the productivity of the Team Compliance with bank standards for project delivery.
Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization    
Required Skills:
Over 5-7 years Project/Program management experience, Agile experience, Agile coach preferred and PMP certification a nice to have.
Communicate and facilitate effectively across diverse audiences within and outside of the Sprint Team (Stakeholders, Executives).
Able to remove obstacles for the team or direct obstacles to appropriate owners for resolution quickly.

Adjectives: "not disruptive", "learns quickly", "adaptable", "Comfortable in grey space."
Knowledgeable about software development lifecycle
Provide perspective to the team and keeps team focused on critical deliverables and tasks.
Comfortable working with a wide range of roles and levels (business, compliance, Legal, IT, etc.)
Motivate and model open communication to help surface issues for faster resolution.
Ability to influence across wide range of stakeholders.

Desired Skills:
• 2+ years experience in Banking or financial services domain
 **Candidates requiring visa sponsorship will not be considered for this position**

Below is the Generic job description for a Developer, please review the above for the Scrum Master role.Develops, enhances, debugs, supports, maintains and tests software applications that support business units or supporting functions. These application program solutions may involve diverse development platforms, software, hardware, technologies and tools. Participates in the design, development and implementation of complex applications, often using new technologies. May provide technical direction and system architecture for individual initiatives. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource. Will not have direct reports but may lead projects and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. May have responsibility for a project and project budget. May collaborate with external programmers to coordinate delivery of software application. Routine accountability is for technical knowledge and capabilities. Works under minimal supervision, with general guidance from more seasoned consultants. Typically requires 5-7 years of experience.

Job number: 18039650