Company OverviewAbout TD Bank, Americas Most Convenient Bank
TD Bank, Americas Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US.
TD Bank, Americas Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol TD. To learn more, visit www.td.com.
Department OverviewThis is a specialized professional role that focuses on the improvement of the Agile team and drives the methodology, provides guidance on its application and associated processes, protects the team from outside distractions, conducts ceremony facilitation, removes impediments and is dedicated to the Agile team. The Scrum Master jobs understand Agile and help stakeholders work according to the method for the benefit of the team and the projects.
Job DescriptionExperienced Scrum Master capable of supporting growing number of teams (3-4 Agile teams)
Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.
Undergraduate or post graduate degree
Certified Scrum Master and 3+ years of Scrum Master experience
7+ years Agile experience preferred
Advanced knowledge of agile theory, methodology, techniques, rules, and practices, estimating/sizing, planning, forecasting, reporting, conflict resolution and facilitation
Knowledge of current and emerging competitor and market trends
Ability to establish goals and objectives that support delivery execution for multiple teams
Ability to contribute to the direction of the function and provide advice to the team and delivery leadership
Ability to lead, plan, execute and evaluate project activities to ensure completion of initiatives
Skill in mentoring, and performance management
Skill in using analytical software tools, data analysis methods and reporting techniques
Skill in using computer applications including MS Office and industry standard Agile tools such as Jira and Confluence
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships across teams and functions
Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and drive team execution
Ability to exercise sound judgement in making decisions
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
End-to-end facilitation of the Agile processes
Drives continuous improvement and change, acting as a change agent to adapt processes to maximize productivity throughout the project lifecycle
Engages appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage impediments and required outcomes of projects for the business
Identifies Agile team improvement opportunities and looks externally for best practices in order to increase team productivity
Makes sure there is no hidden work, ensuring that everything the Agile Team is working on is acknowledged and accounted for in the Product Backlog, protecting the team from distractions
Owns enforcement of the Agile practices and ceremonies
Provides advice and guidance to the Agile project team, as required, regarding best practices in Agile project management
Manages Work In Progress Limits, making sure the team is not working on too many stories/tasks at once, and helps them get into a flow of starting and completing work in a predictable manner
Encourages the Team to look for opportunities to support each other (e.g., focus on higher priority Stories that team members are struggling with)
Ensures a collaborative culture exists within the Team, promotes team building and ensures team engagement
Coordinates and facilitates ceremony logistics and ensures all Agile ceremonies/processes are held and all team members are present and on time, in particular the daily stand-up meeting and engagement of control partners
Works across the Agile team to ensure Agile artifacts and information are accurate and update to date
Adheres to enterprise frameworks or methodologies that relate to activities for our business area
Ensures respective policies/practices are well executed, meets business needs, complies with internal and external requirements, and aligns with business priorities
Drives project execution that is aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives
Adheres to enterprise governance to ensure that projects meet all the performance, quality and compliance standards and follows the approved methodology
Works directly with key stakeholders to remove impediments and help manage cross- Agile team dependencies
Shares accountability with Agile Coach (and CoE where applicable) for spreading best practices throughout the team and organization
Collaborates with Product Owner(s), Technology Lead(s) and Team(s) on Sprint planning, im
At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live in and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.
If you are a candidate with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application process, email the TD Bank US Workplace Accommodations Program at ...@td.com . Include your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
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