U.S. Bank Scrum Master in Earth City, Missouri
At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
The Scrum Master will act as a servant leader as part of an Agile team to deliver high value software solutions that contribute to the success of our technology initiatives in an agile environment. Working independently and also collaboratively, a Scrum Master will keep teams focused and instruct or coach other business, product and engineering professionals. Partnering with key technical, business, and support stakeholders, this role acts as a team facilitator, constantly challenging old norms while keeping the team focused on the goals of iteration and speed-to-market. This role will also facilitate and coordinate all of the agile ceremonies and oversee the building of the Agile team’s backlog to ensure the team moves forward.
Experience and use of Agile tools and methods. Experience in business analysis, product/project management, and/ or product development. Demonstrated coaching experience (effective at getting the best out of people, drive people to their best performance, empowerment, and motivation) in a matrixed environment. Excellent communication, collaboration, leadership and conflict resolution skills. Experience using tools that measure and report on team performance, backlog health and continuous improvement. CSM (Certified Scrum Master) a plus. Strong attention to detail. Geographically distributed product development. Budgeting and time management skills. SAFe, Kanban and Financial Services industry experience.
Individual contributor that works under limited supervision, with basic knowledge of Agile principles and practices. Applies subject matter knowledge; requires capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge. Typically leads 1-3 Scrum teams. Experience successfully delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule. Working technical knowledge of the software development process – design, development, test, and deployment.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
At least 3 years of experience in Agile technology delivery and Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) teams
At least one year of experience in a Scrum environment
Basic knowledge of Agile principles, tools and practices and capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge
Experience in the field of Loan Origination, Mortgage or Banking is preferred
Professional experience working in the role of Project Manager to include budget forecasting, asset allocation, resource management and risk mitigation
Ability to work with multiple vendors, both on- and off-shore
Working technical knowledge of the software development process - design, development, test, and deployment
Strong communication, collaboration, leadership, conflict resolution, budgeting and time management skills
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U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.