Capital One Financial Corporation
McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are
Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.
Principal Scrum Master In the Scrum Master role, you'll serve as the servant leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and helping the team reach its goal. The SM will drive the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc) focused on predictable, quality delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team. The SM will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.
Serves as scrum master for one or more teams
Integrates Agile & Lean principles into team practices and work products
Ensures team maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery
Develop ability to help onboard or act as a mentor to a Scrum Master with less experience
Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves them using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)
Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training and independent study to further develop self and community
Introduces new and advanced practices to improve the team and their delivery
Demonstrates ability to balance data with other factors when making decisions
Understands domain architecture and upstream/downstream dependencies
Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
Coach the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
Coach the team on moving from waterfall to agile methodologies (practices, roles, artifacts, and ceremonies)
Developing ability to coach team on XP Engineering practices and benefits
Bachelor's Degree or military experience
At least 3 Years of Agile experience
At least 2 years of experience working with teams who are new to Agile
At least 1 year of experience working with Jira
5 Years of Agile experience
Certifications: Scrum Alliance CSM or CSP certification or PMI's Agile Certified Professional (ACP)
PMP, Lean, Agile, or Six Sigma certification
SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled agile frameworks)
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; Newark, New Jersey Ordinance 12-1630; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.
Capital One isn't just concerned with what's in your wallet; it's interested in your bank account as well. The company is best known as one of the largest issuers of Visa and MasterCard credit cards in the US, but it also boasts a banking network of approximately 1,000 branches, mainly in New York, New Jersey, Louisiana, Texas, and the Washington, DC area. Subsidiary ING Direct offers online and direct banking without branches. Capital One, which serves more than 50 million customers in the US, Canada, and the UK, also has units that offer auto financing, write home loans, sell insurance, and manage assets for institutional and high-net-worth clients.