Finastra Senior Scrum Master in Austin, Texas
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With over 10,000 superstars across 48 different countries globally, it is hard not to be inspired every single day. At Finastra we celebrate in global knowledge sharing, diversity and an opportunity to make a difference for each other and for our customers .
We are on a journey. After bringing two global Fintech leaders together in June 2017, Finastra has truly recognized the opportunity and power we have, by combining our expertise, successes and passion together. Whether it is in a collaboration hub or innovating with colleagues across our global landscape, we are one team creating a network of talent and creativity in a stimulating environment, to do what we can to make a difference for our customers .
Our people are leaders in their role and are always looking for new ways to help our customers grow, compete and optimize their business. From a graduate Software Engineer to an experienced Sales Executive – we are looking for personal leadership and people with the appetite to understand the markets and customers we serve. We drive innovation that challenges the status quo and feel proud of the positive differences that we make every day. We recognize talent and provide a work environment where leaders can drive results , develop and grow their careers.
Success is what you do, success is what we achieve, together.
The future of Finance is open – combine your talents with Finastra opportunities to create an exciting career with us.
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Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Scrum Master to join our Team. The Scrum Master provides effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership and coaching skills supporting the agile development process and delivery of our applications. As an agile expert, the Scrum Master will be responsible for enforcing the agile tenants as interpreted by our team, removing impediments and promoting transparency. This position requires commitment to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to build a collaborative culture within our team. You will facilitate daily stand-ups and ensure the integrity of the agile process by capturing velocity and removing obstacles to drive projects to successful release. In this highly visible role, you will have significant interaction with product owners and regular contact with senior management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead cross-functional Agile teams to successfully launch new projects and iterative updates across multiple products.
Facilitate all standard Scrum/agile cadence practices including Daily Stand Up, Sprint Planning, Release Planning, Sprint Retrospective, and Backlog refinement activities.
Keep the team focused on deliverables, remove obstacles and resolve any conflicts that are hampering the agile team’s productivity.
Collaborate with other departments, individual contributors, and management to enhance communication and transparency.
Operate as a Servant Leader, Coach and Agile Evangelist to Agile teams and other personnel. Monitor and report on Agile metrics and team performance using information radiators such as burndown charts, release predictability charts and other progress reports.
Create an environment that empowers and energizes team members, with a focus on accountability, adaptability, and collaboration.
Collaborate with team to ensure governance on practices.
Facilitate and drive continuous improvement within and across teams.
Comply with time tracking procedures.
Related duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field is preferred.
3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master in Iterative Development environment.
Scrum Master Certification.
Demonstrated experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects. Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) best practices is preferred.
Demonstrated experience working in and leading teams that leverage Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration processes
Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear sprint performance standards, resolve sprint performance issues, keep team engaged and on task.
A strategic and creative thinker with proven analytical and problem solving capabilities.
Experience presenting to and influencing across an organization or team.
Ability to lead release planning, sprint planning and retrospective sessions with cross functional teams.
Familiarity with common agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices - (User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing).
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful agile techniques.
Experience building scrum teams from the ground up.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a passion for working in highly collaborative environments.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability please contact us at 800-274-7280.
The Future is Collaborative . The Future is Open. The Future is Now.
Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers are empowered to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers. 48 of the world’s top 50 banks use Finastra technology.
Finastra is an Equal Opportunity Employer in the United States. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability (physical or mental), Vietnam-era or disabled veteran status, and other factors protected by state and local laws. For more information please read Finastra's EEO Policy Statement at http://www.dh.com/sites/default/files/eeo-policy-statement.pdf .