Charles Schwab Scrum Master in Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix - AZ, PHXPEAK, 2423 E Lincoln Dr, 85016-1215
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As a company, we were established by Chuck at http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.
The Stock Plan Services Technology team is responsible for building applications to support the equity compensation business. These solutions are essential to manage company’s equity compensation plans, taxation, reporting, and much more.
What you’ll do:
Do you want to be part of a team that implements secure and extensible industry leading applications? Do you have a passion for Agile Scrum? We are looking for a Scrum Master to lead teams to support enhancements and new systems to support Schwab’s Stock Plan Services business. He or She will provide strong leadership to the team to support Agile development efforts and perform the following:
Execute on Scrum Master responsibilities that include organizing and facilitating daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress, maintain process documentation.
Ensure that the development teams are practicing/following core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
Collaborate closely with other Scrum Masters.
Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs; Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice; Support Development Managers and Project Leads as necessary.
Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and information sharing.
Motivate, inspire, and shield project team
Strong ability to remove impediments
Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition; Identify and remove impediments; prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal; Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution.
Empower the teams to self-organize; improve the productivity of the sprint teams; ensure that the team strives to make and planning of th development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable platform dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project user stories and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters.
Adapting project scope, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.
What you have:
The candidate MUST have demonstrated experience leading Agile Scrum teams working closely with product owners and technical teams implementing solutions.
Two or more years of work experience as a Scrum Master
Six or more years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on systems, technologies, business process redesign, and knowledge of technical environments
Experience managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, geographically dispersed environment
Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
What you’ll get:
Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life
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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: Project Management-2-5 yrs
Position Located In: AZ - Phoenix
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Expiration Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017