Barclays Scrum Master in Piscataway, New Jersey
Job Title:Scrum Master Location:40 Corporate Pl South, Piscataway NJ
About Us Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
About Barclays in the US Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.
About Barclays International COO With over 17,000 colleagues located around the world, Barclays International COO partners closely with our Front Office and Functions colleagues to realise the ambitions of the business. We are driving fundamental transformation of our systems, processes and cost base, improving our controls environment and the resiliency of our business in order to continue improving outcomes for clients, customers and colleagues.
About Technology It’s a team of technology experts driving positive change across Barclays group-wide. The core object of this group is to increase the impact of technology by enabling business units to innovate and invest on a robust and easier to integrate foundation. The specific team for which this hiring is open is called the Business API (BAPI) team. BAPI is an engineering team that is focused on creating stable and scalable software bound only by solid controls. Our focus is to develop well-defined APIs that can be shared by all bank systems to create a cohesive view of customer information and significant isolation from vendor changes.
Barclays EEO It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
Overall Purpose of role Experienced leader to collaborate and own the delivery of business driven requests for a specific technology platform. Focus on company-wide platform strategies, solutions, and new business functionality to enhance and promote the execution of delivery. A hands-on self-starter with a combination of an understanding of technology and strong communication skills.
Key Accountabilities * Service to the Team * Coaching the team in self-organization and cross-functionality * Removing impediments to the team’s progress to its sprint commitments * Facilitating scrum activities including sprint planning, retrospectives, and daily stand-ups * Enacting change & continuous improvement to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables * Coaching the team in organizational environments in which scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood * Ensure team execution and delivery to committed sprint work
Stakeholder Management and Leadership * Leading and coaching the organization in its scrum adoption * Helping associates and stakeholders understand and enact scrum in their lines of business * Identify, manage, help mitigate project issues and risks * Working with other Scrum Masters via a Community of Practice to increase the effectiveness of the application of scrum in the organization
Decision-making and Problem Solving * Collaborate and partner within and beyond one’s team; builds productive relationships with others * Communicate effectively across diverse audiences within and outside of the Sprint Team (Stakeholders, Executives). Motivate and model open communication to help surface issues for faster resolution * Be able to remove obstacles for the team or to direct obstacles to appropriate owners for quick resolution * Possess the ability to work with and influence wide range of stakeholders across roles and levels (business, compliance, Legal, IT, etc.)
Basic Qualifications/Skills * 5years of experience in a technical environment * Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team. * B.S. or B.A. in a related field, * Scrum Product Owner or Scrum Master certification (CSPO, CSP)
Preferred Qualifications/Skills *Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc *Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games * Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team * Previous experience as a team lead * Excellent communication and mentoring skills * Ability to understand and direct developers through verbal and written communication to ensure project requirements are met. * Excellent communication skills with technology and business teams. * Excellent analytical and problem solving skills * Excellent organizational and planning skills * Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills * Resolve and sense of urgency * Prior experience leading people
Risk and Control Objective All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
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Barclays Values & Diversity Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. _ _
Title: Scrum Master
Location: New Jersey-Piscataway
Requisition ID: *90211933