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Principal Associate, Scrum Master

Capital One


Location:
Vienna, VA
Date:
04/24/2017
Job Code:
capitalone2-R19886
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Company Capital One

Job Title: Principal Associate, Scrum Master

JobID: capitalone2-R19886

Location: Vienna, VA, 22180, USA

Description: Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, 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.



Principal Associate, Scrum Master



Like living life in the fast lane? 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 (SMs) to help build APIs for internal and external developers. Today, we are a high-tech company, a scientific laboratory, and a nationally recognized brand all in one. We are a passionate and entrepreneurial team that embraces bold ideas, fosters collaboration, and delivers world-class products and services that touch tens of millions of customers. And we are looking for great technologists to join our team!



In the SM role, you'll serve as the servant leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and organization of all team objectives. The SM will drive the scrum process focused on delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team, along with maintaining product backlog and release plan. The SM will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's sprint goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team. You will work side-by-side with product owners and other Agile team members to build Customer and Product centric APIs



In the Scrum Master role, you'll serve as the servant leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and helping the team reach its goal. The SM will drive the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc) focused on predictable, quality delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team. The SM will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.



**General Responsibilities:**



-Serves as scrum master for one or more teams



-Integrates Agile & Lean principles into team practices and work products



-Ensures team maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery



-Developing ability to help onboard or act as a mentor to a Scrum Master with less experience



-Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)



-Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of -Practice, conferences, classroom training and independent study to further develop self and community



-Introduces new and advanced practices to improve the team and their delivery



-Demonstrates ability to balance data with other factors when making decisions



-Understands domain architecture and upstream/downstream dependencies



-Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve



-Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization



-Developing ability to coach team on XP Engineering practices and benefits



**General Qualifications:**



-Bachelor's Degree



-At least 1 Year of Agile experience



**Preferred Qualifications:**



-At least 2 Years of Agile experience



-Experience as part of an agile team



-Scrum Alliance CSM or CSP certification or PMI’s Agile Certified Professional (ACP)



-PMP, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification



-SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled agile frameworks)



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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