Scrum Master with Banking Domain Experience

Contractual | 6+ Months | AGILE METHODOLOGIES , DOMAIN EXPERIENCE , AGILE TOOLS , SCRUM FRAMEWORK
Southington, CT, Connecticut, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 385-3938

Job Title: Scrum Master with Banking Domain Experience
Location: Southington, CT
Duration: 6+ Months


Summary:

  • We are seeking an experienced Scrum Master with specialized knowledge in the banking domain to join our dynamic team.
  • The ideal candidate will facilitate Agile methodologies and Scrum practices to support and empower our development teams in delivering high-quality software solutions.
  • This role requires excellent communication skills, a deep understanding of the banking industry, and a passion for fostering collaboration and continuous improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and facilitate Agile ceremonies including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Guide the development teams on Agile principles and practices, fostering a culture of self-organization, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Identify and remove impediments or blockers that hinder the team's progress, escalating issues when necessary.
  • Act as a liaison between development teams and stakeholders, ensuring clear communication and alignment on project goals, priorities, and progress.
  • Apply specialized knowledge of the banking domain to provide insights and context for the development teams, helping them understand business requirements and user needs.
  • Identify and mitigate risks related to project delivery, ensuring timely resolution to minimize impact on project timelines and objectives.
  • Track and analyze key Agile metrics such as velocity, burn-down charts, and sprint progress, providing regular reports to stakeholders and leadership.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement within the teams, facilitating retrospectives and implementing action items to address areas of improvement.
  • Foster collaboration and cross-functional teamwork, encouraging open communication and knowledge sharing among team members.
  • Embrace change and adapt Agile practices to suit the needs of the team and project, while adhering to Agile principles and values.
  • Develop a solid understanding of the technical aspects of the projects to effectively support the development teams in overcoming technical challenges.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or a related field.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent Agile certification.
  • Minimum of 9 years of experience as a Scrum Master in a software development environment, preferably within the banking or financial services industry.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and Scrum framework.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Deep knowledge of banking processes, regulations, and industry trends.
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor development teams for high performance.
  • Experience with Agile tools such as JIRA, Confluence, or similar.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Passion for continuous learning and self-improvement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or Agile Certified Coach (ACC).
  • Familiarity with banking software systems and technologies.
  • Experience working with distributed or remote teams.
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements in the banking industry.

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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