Scrum Master II (US) (Westwood)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



Company Overview

About 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 Overview

This 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 Description

Experienced Scrum Master capable of supporting growing number of teams (3-4 Agile teams)
Requires full understanding of the processes, procedures and systems
Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve efficiency of own and other teams
Helps resolve complex problems and is able to identify viable and often innovative options
Understands scaling characteristics
Begins to influence outside of immediate work and/or Agile team
Shares knowledge, information, skills, and subject matter expertise among and across Agile teams and ensures the timely communication of issues and encouragement of good working relationships with other functions and teams
Supports an environment where team freely escalates challenges; facilitates change through positive reinforcement of successes

Requirements

  • Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.
  • 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

    Accountability
    Customer
    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
    Shareholder
    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

    Hours

    8-5

    Inclusiveness

    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.


    Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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