U.S. Bank Scrum Master 2 in New York, New York
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 organization is on an agile, product and digital transformation journey and as a Scrum Master, you will be guiding multiple agile teams through their journey and help drive agile transformation across products and lines of business. As a Scrum Master, you will act as a leader and on-team coach for multiple scrum teams. We are looking for a dynamic, collaborative personality that can champion the cause of the agile movement within the organization. You are passionate about leading change, helping shift mindset and influence culture change. Fostering new ways of thinking, new ways of working and building new capabilities that will help unlock new possibilities at the U.S. Bank. You will play a fundamental role in achieving our ambitious objectives and work closely with partners across product teams to design innovative solutions and balance challenging priorities and demands. You are laser-focused on operational excellence and customer satisfaction and you'll need to wear many hats, so flexibility and a can-do attitude are critical!
Embrace the agile mindset, advocate and champion agile across the Digital organization by challenging, coaching, and guiding teams using agile and lean principles
Provide creative solutions to agile transformation issues: resistance to change, limited resources, conflicting priorities, lack of accountability
Ability to utilize agile methods in a flexible manner that often includes traditional project management which can include hard deadlines/fixed dates at times
Understand the various agile frameworks, events and artifacts (i.e. scrum, Kanban), where they are fit for purpose and how to implement/apply with new and existing teams
Manage and facilitate team ceremonies
Coach teams in agile principles and practices, roles and responsibilities, and frameworks
Foster a continuous improvement environment in order to build high-performing, agile teams
Track and report on metrics for teams to measure progress, effectiveness of agile adoption, and agile maturity of the teams
Demonstrated growth mindset
Positive attitude and ability to inspire the team toward continuous improvement
Ability to partner with Product, Tech, UX and Engineering disciplines
Direct experience with big room planning and cross-team coordination
Strong knowledge of Agile principles and practices and capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge
Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
Experience successfully delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule
Demonstrated ability to influence team and key stakeholders
Excellent presentation skills
Ability to work in ambiguity and iterate to a solution – can estimate and solve basic business problems without explicit direction
Creative, flexible, and willing to continuously change, evolve, and improve software development processes
Strong communication, collaboration, leadership, conflict resolution, budgeting and time management skills
CSM (Certified Scrum Master) certification a plus
Strong knowledge of Agile values, principles and practices
Knowledge of scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, and other Agile frameworks Comfort with agile tools such as JIRA, Confluence, MURAL is a plus
Experience with distributed teams, in multiple time zones is a plus
Great teammate - should be ready to go beyond to help the immediate team and do not be averse to not shy away from asking for help if needed.
Eagerness to learn new ways of working and bring new ideas to the table
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
One or more years of experience as a Scrum Master
Five or more years of experience in related field
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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.