Scrum Master

Federal Reserve Bank Cleveland , OH 44114

Posted 3 months ago

Scrum Master

Transforming Tax Collections (T2C) is a green field initiative that leads to a new service and platform that will be provided and supported by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. T2C will deliver a modern, reliable and user-friendly tax collections service which includes business process improvements and technology improvements. Communication and regular engagement with the IRS, bulk & batch providers and customers will be critical to the success of this initiative and will occur throughout the T2C initiative.

  • To be considered for this position, candidates must be a U.S. citizen.

Position Summary

Facilitates the process for how information is exchanged by agile development team members. Leads all the agile ceremonies and artifacts.

This role primarily supports the Transforming Tax Collection program.

Essential Accountabilities
1.Assists the product team in learning and applying Scrum to achieve business value in each sprint.
2.Continually monitors and evaluates industry trends for department implementation.
3.Continuously helps the agile team learn and grow by assessing work and providing ongoing feedback.
4.Facilitates the work that flows in and out of the sprint, helps the team prioritize the work, and reports on the progress within the sprint to the project manager.
5.Owns, tracks, and reports the team's sprint velocity, sprint burndown, release burndown, and risks within a sprint.
6.Leads the scrum team(s) when new organizational or department agile/sdlc changes are required to achieve successful technology releases for each product line.
7.Pushes scrum retrospective improvements through the team to ensure continuous agile improvement.
8.Pushes cross-team or department changes up to managers for their bi-weekly issue resolution meeting.
9.Guides team to define, update, and uphold working agreements to ensure team is aligned and has a strong sense of purpose during each sprint.
10. Removes road blocks using peer relationships, and formal channels.
11. Senior Scrum Master may provide coaching to staff level scrum masters as necessary.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related work experience, or

  • Associate`s degree and 5 years of related work experience, or

  • High School Diploma and 7 years of related work experience

  • Agile certification (highly preferred)

Knowledge and Skills

  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban

  • Ability to work cohesively with a team

  • Agile tooling experience (TFS, Atlassian, VersionOne, etc.)

  • Ability to work within/develop an agile work environment utilizing Scrum methodologies

  • Ability to teach Agile concepts and apply practices in a context-sensitive manner

  • Servant leadership

  • Analytical

  • Presentation

  • Problem solving

  • Verbal communication

  • Written communication

Physical Demands and General Working Conditions

Traditional office environment: Employees typically sit most of the day, work with a computer and may answer/respond to phone calls. Physical movement consists of walking for meetings, breaks, etc. Ability to lift items weighing approximately 20 pounds on a limited basis is required. Addendum as needed: Employees may be required to travel by car/air.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to sustaining an environment in which diversity is valued and differences are strengths. It is the Bank's policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information or sexual orientation.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Scrum Master

Onpoint Consulting, Inc

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-14T00:00 OnPoint , a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapient Government Services, is a vibrant, energetic, and growing ISO-certified technology and management consulting partner that provides critical thinking, strategic analysis, and thought leadership in a collaborative environment in an enduring effort to improve performance, lower costs, and achieve results for clients. We are guided by our principles: Clarity. Action. Results—for each client engagement we work to gain clarity, move into action, and achieve results. OnPoint specializes in delivering solutions in Information Assurance, Network Operations, Project Management and Systems Development. JOB DESCRIPTION Summary/Objective OnPoint has an immediate opening for a Scrum Master on the Enterprise Reporting team managing complex client engagements to an acceptable level of risk by balancing scope, time, cost and quality while maintaining a positive environment that promotes individual development and high performance standards. The primary functions of this position include project management, client management, and team leadership. The individual in this role will be responsible for overseeing enterprise reporting development teams and working under the SAFe Agile methodology. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem solve, and a record of ensuring that project milestones and deadlines are met. This position will be located in the Ballston area of Arlington County, VA. Essential Functions Oversee design, implementation, QA, and validation of enterprise reporting products Create project outlines and timelines and distribute responsibilities to team members Facilitate daily scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor project progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing Maintain the Kanban board, sprint backlog, product backlog, burn-down charts Maintain Risks and Dependencies Use data and statistical analysis to provide direction and support for project decisions. Consolidate data from various sources to formulate recommendations and compose briefings suitable for presenting to senior management Analyze feedback for communication back to the Agile development team. Maintain daily/ weekly project and program reporting as needed by the PMO Create process checklists and standards for SAFe Agile Development Lifecycle Attend various Scrum ceremonies, ECB and other SDLC meetings, in order to promote the project through the various gates Shape team behavior through excellent management via the SAFe Agile methodology Remove project obstacles, develop solutions with team Ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met throughout project lifecycle Build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, and program owners Document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders Act as a leader to the enterprise reporting development teams Develop and maintain relationships between the business departments, the Agile development teams and other IT departments Competencies Experience with Agile development lifecycle including the ability to define and document features, user stories, and tasks Experience facilitating Agile meetings including daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint retrospective, and backlog refinement Excellent time management skills with ability to manage detail work on multiple work streams and communicate status effectively to all levels Strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills Attention to detail Ability to master the solutions as used by the end-users. Strong individual contributor Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills while possessing ability to build strong rapport with customers and team members Exceptional presentation skills - able to communicate data, analyses and findings effectively and clearly Preferred Skills Experience with SAFe Agile methodology a plus PMP certification a plus Prior experience with Department of State systems and/or processes a plus 5 or more years with SDLC of large complex government software systems preferred Experience with Business Intelligence (BI) development, enterprise reporting & analytic tools, SAP Business Objects, MicroStrategy, IBM Cognos, and Oracle OBIEE preferred Work Environment Business Casual/Gov Site Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work Monday-Friday Travel Some local travel may be required Required Education and Experience Education: Bachelor's degree required or equivalent additional work experience Security clearance: Secret or Top-Secret Scrum Master certification Some travel may be required within the Metro DC area 5 years of Scrum Master experience Work Authorization/Security Clearance Candidates must have at least an active Secret clearance. Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance is desired. AAP/EEO Statement As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, OnPoint is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at hr@onpointcorp.com or you may call us at 703-841-5500. Onpoint Consulting, Inc Cleveland OH

Scrum Master

Federal Reserve Bank