Updated 7 days ago

Scrum Master - St. Louis, MO or telecommute

Saint Louis, MO 63113
$9.45 - $21.42
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At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we're one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Job Description

U.S. Bank is seeking a Scrum Master to join our team. In this role, the Scrum Master will help a team with their Agile transformation journey, as well assist peer teams when necessary. Additionally, the Agile team member to help with multiple aspects of the software development lifecycle utilizing a combination of Scrum and Kanban processes.

Responsibilities will include a variety of activities to assist in software release efforts such as facilitation, analysis, testing, etc. Acts as a leader as part of an Agile team to deliver high value software solutions that contribute to the success of our technology initiatives in an agile environment. Provides overall guidance for team to adhere to Agile principles and practices. Arranges, facilitates and schedules meetings, demos and decision-making processes to ensure that the proper collaborative process is in use. This includes sprint team backlog grooming, estimating and sizing efforts, release planning, sprint planning daily standups, and retrospectives. Works with stakeholders and team members to continuously improve. Drives quicker delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics to identify areas of opportunity. Facilitates team transparency by escalating impediments and shares progress by the team to the appropriate channels. Actively engaged in defining and managing action items, identifying issues and risks, adjusting scope, and identifying tasks necessary to complete planned work. Plans and coordinates testing environment deployments and application / system integration testing. Guides team in self-organization; encourages and motivates team to focus on iteration goals.

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
- At least 3 years of experience in Agile technology delivery and Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) teams
- At least one year of experience in a Scrum environment

Preferred Skills/Experience
- JIRA experience is a plus

- Basic knowledge of Agile principles and practices and capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge
- Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
- Experience successfully delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule
- Working technical knowledge of the software development process - design, development, test, and deployment
- Strong communication, collaboration, leadership, conflict resolution, budgeting and time management skills

- CSM (Certified Scrum Master) certification a plus

- Test lead and/or automated testing experience is a plus

Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visitingusbank.com/careers.

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Salary range reflected is an estimate of base pay and is for the primary location. Base pay range may vary if an offer is made for work in a different location. Pay Range: $86,360.00 - $101,600.00 - $111,760.00
Posting ID: 633049158Posted: 2021-06-07Job Title: Scrum Master Telecommute