VP, Scrum Master - Tech Engineering

Synchrony Financial   •  

Alpharetta, GA

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 298 days ago

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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.
  • Work with team members to design, architect and implement solutions across geographic locations
  • 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: 1800000585