U.S. Bank Scrum Master - Risk Technology Solutions - Minneapolis, MN or Remote in St. Paul, Minnesota
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Job DescriptionRisk Technology Solutions is on an agile journey and as a Scrum Master, you will be guiding one or more agile teams through their journey and help driving agile transformation across our internal products and lines of business. As a Scrum Master, you will act as a leader and coach for scrum teams ensuring they utilize best practices. We are looking for a dynamic and collaborative personality that can champion the cause of the agile movement within the organization. You are passionate about leading change, helping shift mindsets, and influence culture change. You foster new ways of thinking and working to build new capabilities that will help unlock new possibilities at 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!Major Responsibility:Embrace the agile mindset, advocate and champion agile across Risk Technology Solutions 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 and leaders in agile principles and practices, roles and responsibilities, and frameworks
Foster a continuous improvement environment in order to build high-performing, agile teams
Guide product management teams in their role, defining MVP's, story mapping, writing stories, and backlog prioritization and management
Basic Qualifications: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 Development Life Cycle (SDLC) teams
At least one year of experience in a Scrum environment
Agile mindset of continuous improvement
Preferred Skills/Experience:Basic knowledge of Agile principles and practices and capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge
Understanding of fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
Working knowledge of the software development process – design, development, test, and deployment
Strong communication, collaboration, leadership, conflict resolution, budgeting and time management skills
CSM (Certified Scrum Master) certification a plus
Benefits: Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.
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Salary range reflected is an estimate of base pay and is for the primary location. Base pay range may vary if an offer is made for work in a different location. Pay Range: $92,735.00 - $109,100.00 - $120,010.00
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.