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Scrum Master/Technical Project Manager
As an experienced professional in our Cybersecurity organization, you’re equally committed to watching over our data today, as well as finding innovative new ways to protect it in the future. To do that, you’ll act as a servant leader for your teams by facilitating clear communication to management and to the team.
Our Scrum Masters are open, approachable, collaborative, and enjoy working with passionate people. They are proactive in solving problems to help their teams succeed. The Scrum Master drives Agile and Lean frameworks that result in quality product delivery and continuous improvement. They embrace agility as a practice. The Scrum Master is responsible for removing impediments that hinder the team from reaching their goals and has a flexible approach that enables the team to rapidly respond to changes.
Our culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, and problem solving is essential to our success. We bring people together with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We support teamwork, thinking big and taking risks in a blame-free environment. We promote self-direction to work on relevant projects, while building an environment that provides support and mentorship needed to learn and grow. We are excited to see what you will bring to our team.
The Project Manager/Scrum Master role will require an understanding of requirements, operating models, business flows and data and then partnering with technical specialists to deliver appropriate solutions. The ideal candidate is a results-oriented hands-on leader who can deliver in the following areas:
Leverage skills in project management, client management and team leadership to manage multi-track projects
Own, advocate, and teach Agile Scrum processes, ensuring that the team is always following the framework and looking for opportunities to continuously improve
Build high performing Agile sprint teams, focusing on continuous improvement, continuous integration, continuous development and delivering value to the customer
Remove barriers that may be slowing the team down.
Encourage and support iterative and collaborative development - favoring people over process.
Organize and facilitate sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, retrospectives, release planning, demos, and other related meetings
Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
Support the Product Owner and Team Lead through maintaining data in the appropriate Agile toolset, by providing transparency to the Product Roadmap and related project priorities
Manage relationships with other component or horizontal teams as necessary for successful product / sprint release in a distributed environment
Facilitate valuable retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint ~ ensure the highest priority retrospective action items are owned and completed within the identified timeframe.
Create visibility to ‘what’ and ‘how’ teams are performing through valuable team metrics
BS/BA degree or equivalent experience.
7 years of Project Management experience with at least 3 years in leading Agile teams as a Scrum Master
Expertise in one or more other Agile frameworks (Lean, Kanban, XP, TDD, CI, SAFe) and how they can be applied in a product development / program delivery environment.
Ability to collaborate with and influence people at various levels without direct authority.
Able to leverage skills from coaching, facilitation, conflict resolution and more to serve the teams.
Familiarity with modern software engineering techniques such as Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery, Test-Driven Development and other automated acceptance testing techniques
Ability to coach and mentor the team to realize their highest potential
Excellent communication and facilitation skills
Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing, fluid and dynamic environment
Facilitate product backlog maintenance, release and sprint planning, story writing and backlog prioritization.
Motivate and enable the delivery teams to be self-organized and feel empowered
Ability to listen, analyze, influence, negotiate and use judgment to solve complex issues in order to accomplish project goals
Experience with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence is desirable.
An Agile or Project Management-related certification (Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Professional, Project Management Professional) is desirable.
Must have worked with software development teams to deliver highly distributed and scalable systems and understands the system architecture, data and control workflow and technologies used
CTC (Cybersecurity & Technology Controls)
The Cybersecurity & Technology Controls group at Company Chase aligns the firm’s cybersecurity, access management, controls and resiliency teams. The group proactively and strategically partners with all lines of business and functions to enable them to design, adopt and integrate appropriate controls; deliver processes and solutions efficiently and consistently; and drive automation of controls. The group’s number one priority is to enable the business by keeping the firm safe, stable and resilient.
We are looking for multi-disciplined forward-looking technologists like you with diverse backgrounds and experiences including in areas such as cybersecurity, big data, machine learning risk management and controls, compliance and oversight, cloud security.
Tech at JPMC
When you work at Company Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 20 technology centers worldwide, our team of 50,000 technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $10B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will are transforming the financial services industry.
At Company Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.
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