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2017-12-142018-01-13

Scrum Master - Principal Associate

Vienna, VA
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  • Job Code
    capitalone2-R38618
Company Capital One

Job Title: Scrum Master - Principal Associate

JobID: capitalone2-R38618

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.



Scrum Master - Principal Associate



Security is essential to what we do at Capital One, from protecting our customers to our associates. As part of the Cyber team, you are passionate about security and risk management. You see security as an enabler and differentiator to enable the business through innovation, not a step in the compliance process. You work with the business to understand their goals and objectives and help them meet those goals and objectives in a secure manner. At Capital One, you will help consult on initiatives, programs, and projects to raise our game in Cyber. You are pragmatic and practical in your understanding of risk and security, but also willing to know when to pull in experts and escalate. You collaborate and innovate with other security groups within Capital One to push the envelope.



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

+ Develop ability to help onboard or act as a mentor to a Scrum Master with less experience

+ Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves them 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

+ Coach the team to improve collaboration and self-organization

+ Coach the team on moving from waterfall to agile methodologies (practices, roles, artifacts, and ceremonies)

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



**Basic Qualifications:**



+ Bachelor's Degree or military experience

+ At least 3 Years of Agile experience

+ At least 2 years working with new Agile teams

+ At least 1 year of experience working with Jira

+ At least 1 year running large scale programming



**Preferred Qualifications:**



+ 5-7 Years of Agile experience

+ Certifications: Scrum Alliance CSM or CSP certification, 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**



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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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