Scrum Master
Wells Fargo
Bengaluru, Karnataka
1d ago

Job Description

About Wells Fargo India

Wells Fargo India enables global talent capabilities for Wells Fargo Bank NA., by supporting business lines and staff functions across Technology, Operations, Risk, Audit, Process Excellence, Automation and Product, Analytics and Modeling.

We are operating in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai locations.

Department Overview :

Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) within the Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) business provides technology support to a full range of personalized wealth management, investment and retirement products and services to clients across U.

S. based businesses including Wells Fargo Advisors.

About the Role :

Scrum Master will be part of the WIMT & Agile Delivery. This is Scrum master 2 role and involves supporting business scrums and Agile coaching to the team and stakeholders.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for facilitating the scrum process on scrum teams with cross-functional impacts that involve moderately complex project, non-project, or maintenance work.
  • Acts as a servant leader and Guides the scrum team(s) and organization to follow generally accepted Agile / Scrum practices and daily activities to actively promote prioritization, team readiness, and commitment for each Sprint.
  • Uses empirical data to help the team(s) assess their Scrum Maturity’, optimize scrum team velocity to organizational KPIs, and identify improvement opportunities to achieve higher levels of team performance.
  • Pro-actively addresses systemic impediments to team agility and guides the team(s) on methods to escalate when needed to prevent challenges from becoming blockers.
  • Coaches scrum team(s) and stakeholders to deliver capabilities using agile practices while also following the Software Development Life cycle, business process mapping, and various release processes as appropriate to ensure all risk, security, and development requirements are met.
  • Partners with Product Owner(s) to ensure continuous refinement of backlog, which may include stories from multiple projects.
  • Completion of some work may depend on non-agile teams.

  • Drives Scrum adoption across all levels in the aligning with organization Agile Practice.
  • Facilitates and is accountable for owning the Scrum Agile ceremonies for the scrum team(s). Partners with Product owners, Program or Project Managers to communicate delivery of work product from the scrum team and escalates key risks and issues impeding scrum team effectiveness.
  • Identifies skills and competencies of scrum team members and makes adjustments accordingly to promote development and highly effective teams.
  • Coach , mentor , encouraging team to excel as a team and self organized .
  • Essential Qualifications :

  • 10+ years working experience as a Scrum Master with good understanding / experience on Scrum, XP, Kanban, SaFE. And knowledge on Other Agile Frameworks.
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least three years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Understanding of how to effectively partner / collaborate with key stakeholders to mature the acceptance of accelerated delivery.
  • Demonstrated reasonable level of technical and business understanding to optimize credibility with teams and managers
  • Demonstrated understanding and practical experience with JIRA (and JIRA Portfolio).
  • Proven servant leadership in Agile, Devops and Cloud based programs.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the gaps left in the Scrum approach (example : Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats etc)
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.
  • Market Skills and Certifications

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