Scrum Master at Discover
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With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.
Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.
The Business Technology Infrastructure Services Team is looking for a Scrum Master of Infrastructure Services. This role would be accountable for the delivery of highly visible, cross-functional initiatives working closely with technical resources across the enterprise.
As a Scrum Master, you will follow and promote agile methodology and all related scrum ceremonies within an agile team. You enable the team to work as effectively as possible and resolve obstacles so the team meets sprint objectives and releases stay on track and. You coach the team to own and continuously improve their process and practices.
Responsible for facilitating all Scrum ceremonies, such as Daily Standup, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review and Sprint Retro, in addition to collecting and providing relevant data and metrics
Act as Servant Leader. Drives team discussion & collaboration, coaching agile principles and the continuous improvement mindset in addition to helping manage impediment removal by working closely with other teams and impacted stakeholders
Attends Scrum of Scrum meetings as needed to synchronize across teams and resolve blockers
Facilitates Sprint release planning with Product Manager, Product Owner and stakeholders to determine the features, its sequence and expected timeline. Assists Product Manager, Product Owner roles with on-going backlog refinement
Ensures sprint releases stay on track and updates sprint activities in agile planning and execution tracking tool. Assist with status reporting, velocity metrics, sprint accomplishments, in addition to socializing current risks and issues
Partners with others in the Agile community (Scrum Masters, APMs and Agile Coaches) to drive technology-focused teams towards achieving Agile principles
Coaches the team to own and continually improve their process and practices. Driving teams to improve agility practices and become more self-organizing
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelors – Computer Science or Business or related
4+ Years – Agile Practice or related
If we had our say, we’d also look for:
Agile practice related Certifications a plus (CSM, CSP-SM, SAFe, etc.)
Strong background with Jira
Broad knowledge of IT Infrastructure platforms, technologies and principles, including on-prem and cloud environments. (Hardware, Network, Server, Virtualization, Middleware, Endpoint, Authentication, Security, Collaboration, etc..)
Broad knowledge of DevOps, automation principles and supporting technologies (ideally Chef, Terraform, Ansible, GitHub, Jenkins, etc.)
Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
Strong ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Experience working for a large, highly sophisticated organization
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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in consideration for a career at Discover.
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.