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Manager, Scrum Master

Capital One


Location:
Vienna, VA
Date:
08/21/2017
2017-08-212017-09-19
Job Code:
capitalone2-R31489
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Company Capital One

Job Title: Manager, Scrum Master

JobID: capitalone2-R31489

Location: Tysons Corner, VA, 22182, USA

Description: 7900 Westpark Drive (12131), United States of America, Tysons, Virginia



At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.



Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.



Manager, Scrum Master



Life got you feeling a bit slow? Come be agile with us



Capital One - a top 10 US bank is using technology to bring ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking - needs scrum masters to help drive its big-data transformation. In this role, you'll use your experience with various flavors of Agile delivery to facilitate solutions in complicated scenarios. You will work side-by-side with product owners and other Agile team members to build our next generation of analytic capabilities



Manager, Scrum Master will lead and support a group of teams in managing Agile and Scaled Agile practices and ceremonies. You will be responsible for steering the teams by executing proper Agile and Scaled Agile principles and frameworks at the Program Level. You will also escalate and remove impediments, manage risks, and help teams drive progress towards Program goals.



The Manager will also prepare, execute, and guide through Agile ceremonies such as Program Increment planning, Demos and Scrum of Scrums.



Primary Responsibilities:



• Oversee the workflow and coach Scrum Masters on Agile best practices



• Teach fundamental Agile mindsets, practices, and strategies to help Scrum Masters integrate Agile, Lean, and SAFe principles into their teams’ product development practices



• Coach team members on the fundamentals of Agile, Lean and SAFe principles



• Guide through Program Increment (PI) planning sessions to help determine and commit to an appropriate amount of work for the given PI



• Guide through Scrum of Scrums, Demos and other Program level ceremonies



· Onboard and mentor new Scrum Masters as necessary



• Work with Scrum Masters to identify impediments and help Scum Masters resolve issues (including escalation if required)



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• Drive delivery and continuous improvements by working with the Portfolio team, leadership and utilizing feedback and metrics to identify areas of opportunity



**Basic Qualifications:**



+ Bachelor’s degree or Military experience

+ At least 3 years of Agile Delivery experience

+ At least 3 years’ experience using an Agile management/tracking tool like Version1 or Jira



**Preferred Qualifications:**



+ Master's Degree

+ Certified Scrum Master

+ Certified Release Train Engineer

+ 1+ years of experience as a Release Train Engineer or Agile Coach

+ SAFe certifications (SP, SPC, PM/PO)



At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.



At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               


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