Scrum Master

Location
Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted
November 21 2020
Ref
5557030
Industry
Banking
Position
Retail Banking
Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as 'Personal Cell' or 'Cellular' in the contact information of your application.

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wells Fargo Technology is a team of more than 40,000 information technology and security professionals who help keep Wells Fargo at the forefront of America's diversified financial services companies. Employees execute an engineering-led IT strategy to deliver stable, secure, scalable and innovative services that provide Wells Fargo global customers 'round-the-clock' banking access through in-store, online, ATM, and other channels. Wells Fargo Technology plays a critical role in the company's customer and employee experience, business and risk management transformation, and growth agenda.

Serving as a dedicated Scrum Master in a progressive organization displaying effective communication and collaboration skills. The individual will possess the skills to gain the trust of the Agile Scrum team while striving for improvements in velocity, efficiency, and self-organization. Success criteria will be based on the growth and maturity of both the individual and the agile team.

The Technology team members are assigned to various Agile Scrum Teams supporting Wells Fargo Advisors, which includes Desktop, Tablet, and Mobile Client facing Digital platforms. The Team consist of Analyst and Developers located in St. Louis MO, Charlotte NC, and Richmond VA.

Additional key responsibilities include:
  • Facilitating the scrum process on self-contained scrum teams with minimal cross-functional impacts.
  • Guides the scrum team(s) and organization to follow generally accepted Agile/Scrum practices and daily activities to actively promote prioritization, team readiness, and commitment for each Sprint.
  • Uses empirical data to help the team(s) assess their Scrum Maturity, optimize scrum team velocity to organizational KPIs, and identify improvement opportunities to achieve higher levels of team performance.
  • Proactively removes impediments to team agility and guides the team(s) on methods to escalate when needed to prevent challenges from becoming blockers.
  • Coaches scrum team(s) to deliver capabilities using agile practices while also following the Software Development Lifecycle, business process mapping, and various release processes as appropriate to ensure all risk, security, and development requirements are met.
  • Partners with discipline managers to convey their concerns to scrum teams about governance policies and adherence to corporate standards.
  • Partners with Product Owner to ensure the continuous refinement of backlog, and that sprint goals are understood by the team(s).
  • Facilitates and is accountable for owning the Scrum Agile ceremonies for the scrum team.
  • Partners with Product owners, Program or Project Managers to communicate delivery of work product from the scrum team and escalates key risks and issues impeding scrum team effectiveness.
  • Identifies skills and competencies of scrum team members and makes adjustments accordingly to promote development and highly effective teams.


Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of practical Agile experience (e.g. Product Owner, Business Analyst, Developer on a scrum team, Project Manager, or Business System Consultant working directly with scrum teams), practicing Scrum Master, or a combination of both


Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years business experience in a matrixed management environment (e.g. product development, project management, implementation)
  • Agile Scrum (CSM), SAFE certifications or other advanced Agile certifications
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships
  • Experience working on a team transitioning from Waterfall to Agile Knowledge of SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) or exposure to any other scaling principles
  • Knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • JIRA experience
  • Experience using the team collaboration software Confluence
  • Knowledge and understanding of banking or financial services industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of data warehouse concepts and designs


Salary Information

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

NC-Charlotte: Min: $74,600 Mid: $105,000

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 300 S Brevard St - Charlotte, NC

Disclaimer

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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