21 days old
2017-11-012017-11-29

Banking Scrum Master

Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Job Code
    585551
  • Payrate
    $65 To $100

Looking for a Scrum Master with banking experience(preferably Credit Cards) for a year long contract in Wilmington Delaware


Overview -


This is a specialized professional role that focuses on the improvement of the Agile team and drives the methodology, provides guidance on its


application and associated processes, protects the team from outside distractions, conducts ceremony facilitation, removes impediments and is


dedicated to the Agile team. The Scrum Master jobs understand Agile and help stakeholders work according to the method for the benefit of


the team and the projects.


Must haves -


-Undergraduate or post graduate degree


-7 years in the industry for project management - good exp on both business and technology


-Certified Scrum Master and 3+ years of Scrum Master experience


-Advanced knowledge of agile theory, methodology, techniques, rules, and practices, estimating/sizing, planning, forecasting, reporting,conflict resolution and facilitation


-Knowledge of current and emerging competitor and market trends


-Ability to establish goals and objectives that support delivery execution for multiple teams and Ability to lead, plan, execute and evaluate project activities to ensure completion of initiatives


-JIRA & Confluence


Nice to have skills -


Banking and financial - Credit cards - will get preference.


Responsibilities -


?End-to-end facilitation of the Agile processes


-?Drives continuous improvement and change, acting as a change agent to adapt processes to maximize productivity throughout the


project lifecycle


-?Engages appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage impediments and required outcomes of projects for the business


-?Identifies Agile team improvement opportunities and looks externally for best practices in order to increase team productivity


-?Makes sure there is no hidden work, ensuring that everything the Agile Team is working on is acknowledged and accounted for in the


Product Backlog, protecting the team from distractions


-?Owns enforcement of the Agile practices and ceremonies


-?Provides advice and guidance to the Agile project team, as required, regarding best practices in Agile project management


-?Manages 'Work In Progress Limits', making sure the team is not working on too many stories/tasks at once, and helps them get into a


flow of starting and completing work in a predictable manner


-?Encourages the Team to look for opportunities to support each other (e.g., focus on higher priority Stories that team members are


struggling with)


-?Ensures a collaborative culture exists within the Team, promotes team building and ensures team engagement


-?Coordinates and facilitates ceremony logistics and ensures all Agile ceremonies/processes are held and all team members are present


and on time, in particular the daily stand-up meeting and engagement of control partners


-?Works across the Agile team to ensure Agile artifacts and information are accurate and update to date


Shareholder


-?Adheres to enterprise frameworks or methodologies that relate to activities for our business area


-?Ensures respective policies/practices are well executed, meets business needs, complies with internal and external requirements, and


aligns with business priorities


-?Drives project execution that is aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives


-?Adheres to enterprise governance to ensure that projects meet all the performance, quality and compliance standards and follows the


approved methodology


-?Works directly with key stakeholders to remove impediments and help manage cross- Agile team dependencies


-?Shares accountability with Agile Coach (and CoE where applicable) for spreading best practices throughout the team and organization


-?Collaborates with Product Owner(s), Technology Lead(s) and Team(s) on Sprint planning, impediment removal, and Team execution


-?Keeps abreast of emerging impediments, issues, trends, and assess potential impacts


-?Maintains a culture of risk management and control, supported by effective processes in alignment with risk appetite


Scope -


Experienced Scrum Master capable of supporting growing number of teams (3-4 Agile teams)


-?Requires full understanding of the processes, procedures and systems


-?Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve efficiency of own and other teams


-?Helps resolve complex problems and is able to identify viable and often innovative options


-?Understands scaling characteristics


-?Begins to influence outside of immediate work and/or Agile team


-?Shares knowledge, information, skills, and subject matter expertise among and across Agile teams and ensures the timely


communication of issues and encouragement of good working relationships with other functions and teams


-?Supports an environment where team freely escalates challenges; facilitates change through positive reinforcement of successes


Skills needed for submittals


Able to travel as required? *Yes or no


Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMO-ACP) *Yes or no


Excellent organizational, project management and collaboration skills *Yes or no


Exp. in driving & documenting traceability of requirements from program level needs to work streams. *


Yes or no


Has your candidate worked at our client as a Full Time employee? *Yes or no


living locally *Yes or no


Post graduate degree *Yes or no


Executive level communication skills(strong, assertive, driven) *


Experience in JIRA and Confluence *Yrs.


Experience with Agile methodology *Yrs.


Experience with reporting, planning and forecasting functions *Yrs.


Knowledge of external competition, industry and/or market trends *Yrs.


Scrum master experience *Yrs.


Working with multiple stakeholders *Yrs.


Banking / Financial Industry Experience *Yrs.


Expertise in credit cards *Yrs.

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