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Scrum Master III

Location Raleigh, North Carolina, United States Requisition ID 2022-81595 Category Project Management Position Type Regular
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Your Opportunity

Responsible for overseeing all task activities assigned to the Scrum team are performed in a timely manner with minimal technical debt, while maintaining the highest quality of performance. Will interface with client personnel and use oral and written communications skills to develop great working relationships with stakeholders. Will lead a Scrum team to perform planning, development and testing on a large software development, implementation, and integration project. Conduct all Scrum related activities, including sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, sprint retrospective and client demos. Interface with product owners on an active basis to manage product backlog and sprint activities. Remove obstacles and manage risks to enable team efficiency and effectiveness. Ensure all scrum activities are tracked and kept up-to-date and reported daily. Must have experience managing software development projects, preferable managing or performing software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach. PMI-ACP, Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) or Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred. Ability to apply scrum estimation techniques to software development efforts, strong leadership, and organizational skills with excellent communication (written and verbal), time management, project planning, people and team building skills.

What you are good at

  • Skills to write technical user stories.
  • Prior technical lead experience providing mentoring and support
  • Proven ability to remove blockers, assist decision-making and escalation-timing
  • A skilled facilitator that is creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
  • Prior experience leading and coaching teams to deliver with a consistent or increasing velocity
  • Experience with Atlassian suite of products: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo and HipChat        
  • Experience and working knowledge of Agile Development Practices, iterative development, and methodologies in large cross functional organizations
  • Experience with scoping, sizing, and overseeing multiple concurrent projects, assessing the appropriate level of risk, reviewing team deliverables and being the single point of contact for stakeholders
  • Understanding of CI/CD practices, lean methodologies
  • Understanding of QA practices

What you have

  • 3-5 years of experience leading technical scrum teams in delivery high quality digital solutions with .net-based or java-based web applications       
  • 3-5 years of experience facilitating the scrum practices (leading ceremonies, empowering teams, identifying coaching opportunities)      
  • High level of computer literacy; ability to learn new tools and products quickly      
  • Understanding and experience with broad technical skills across multiple domains (technology, information, process, applications, etc.) and platforms (client-server, web-based, cloud etc.) and databases (SQL, MongoDB)
  • Basic knowledge of terms like REST services, Web services, DLLs , standalone executables etc.
  • Experience with full software development life cycle through deployment
  • Financial, Trading, brokerage services industry experience is a plus   
  • Any experience with SAFE is a desirable attribute.

Why work for us?

Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.

Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home—today and in the future. Explore further.

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Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at or call 800-275-1281.

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