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Scrum Master

Company: Patelco Credit Union
Location: Dublin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Patelco Credit Union is a not-for-profit credit union committed to serving the financial health and wellbeing of its membership. With more than 400,000 members primarily in and around northern California, Patelco is committed to improving their members' financial well-being and fueling hope and opportunity for its members by offering personalized solutions, advice, and expertise that empower them to achieve personal financial freedom. Founded in 1936 with $500 in assets by employees of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, Patelco is in the top one percent of U.S. credit unions with more than $8 billion in assets.
About the Role:As part of the Technology team, the Scrum Master plays a key role in the successful delivery of our enterprise portfolio roadmap. This role is the primary interface between the Product Manager/Product Owner roles and Technology teams, responsible for health of the Scrum Team and coaching best Agile Practices. This is a high-profile role will bring repeatable best Agile practices to Patelco to ensure delivery of high-quality financial solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Guides and coaches the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our members.
  • Gets team to a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques.
  • Responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines.
  • Coaches the Scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the Scrum team.
  • Works with Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational project or product teams.
  • Resolves team impediments with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
  • Works with Agile coaches and other Scrum Masters to grow within the role.
  • Contributes to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organization.
  • Facilitates and supports all scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
  • Acts as a leader who coaches and supports Agile team assigned to Business as Usual (BAU) work and important department initiatives and applicable portions of portfolio initiatives.
    Qualifications
    • 5+ years Scrum Master preferably in a financial services company with proven history
    • Strong Agile Mindset with an understanding of Scrum and SAFe Methodology, Ceremonies, Metrics and Best Practices
    • Demonstrated knowledge of product feature lifecycle from concept through delivery
    • Experience working cross-functionally with business teams in complex projects
    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles
    • Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills
    • Knowledge of an agile framework or method (i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe), or understanding of software development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management principles and practices
    • Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques and metrics
    • Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams
    • Knowledge and use of Agile Life Cycle management tools (i.e. Rally, AgileCraft, Target Process, Jira)

Keywords: Patelco Credit Union, Dublin , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Dublin, California

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