Scrum Master - Location, Hybrid or Remote

Job Summary
The Scrum Master role requires an individual who has proficiency within several of the following disciplines: leadership skills, self-motivated, detail oriented, ability to handle multiple teams, ability to problem solve, and deliver successful results. The Scrum Master is the servant leader for the Digital Product Team and will ensure the successful delivery of the product roadmap that is being directed by the Product Director, Product Owner, or Business Line Owner using Agile methodologies that are commonly used in building software. The position serves as the point of contact for all Sprint cycles and will interface with all parties including the business line product owners, technical development team, product team members and third parties (vendors). The Scrum Master needs to possess a robust understanding of the businesses they support, at an industry and market level, allowing them to drive key elements/milestones into a Product Roadmap that will be driven by the Product Director/Product Owner of the Digital Product Team.

Job Accountabilities

  • Leads Digital Product Team on the successful execution and implementation of the SCRUM framework for each Sprint as new features and benefits are prioritized by the Product Director or Product Owner. Promote and advocate a collaborative team environment by coaching and mentoring colleagues while leveraging colleague strengths.
  • Facilitates sprint(s) cycles through the use of project plans and/or Jira boards to adhere to the "triple constraints": Time (schedule), Resources (people and financial) and Scope.
  • Provides leadership and oversight for others as well as individually facilitates detailed project plans/sprint goals to manage and transparently report on progress status on the agreed upon time box or sprint cycle. Ensure timely completion of sprint cycles that vary in scope and level of responsibility while quickly adapting to changing requirements.
  • Oversees the ongoing review of Sprint(s) status; identifies risks and developments, recommends and implements solutions as appropriate. Ensures alignment to strategic priorities.
  • Follows prescribed Agile Product methodology which includes, but is not limited to: delivery throughout the end-to-end Product life cycle which includes but is not limited to Requirements gathering, Risk and Issue management, collaboration with Architecture and Design, Testing, Training, Production readiness and Change Management.
  • Methodically plans, analyzes and schedules multiple interrelated tasks and/or initiatives based upon their strategic value, scope, schedule and resource requirements.
  • Leads, mentors, guides and manages to troubleshoot and resolves issues as needed.
  • Defines and oversees required research and analytical tasks to define sprint requirements, achieve sprint goals, coach dev team and product owner on Agile scrum ensuring Agile Product Methodology Events are being followed, and ensure high quality execution.


Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Business Required
Experience

  • 4-7 years Banking, Business, Software, Agile Scrum or Project Management. Work experience with progressive responsibilities, knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts of Project Management/Agile Methodologies. Required
  • 5-7 years Leading Projects in a Project Management role or as Agile Practitioner; Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) tool and/or Agile Methodology tools including JIRA, KanBan. Required
Licenses and Certifications

  • Other Certified Scrum Master Certification , Preferred


Compliance Statement
Fully complies with all applicable enterprise policies and procedures. Acts in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in training materials, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act. Responsible for reporting suspicious activity to Financial Intelligence. Responsible to report all customer complaints as prescribed and procedure violations to management or HR. Responsible to report ethical concerns as needed to Associated's anonymous Ethics Hotline.

Associated Bank is committed to working diligently with any colleague who needs an accommodation perform the essential functions of the job. Please contact the Leaves & Accommodations office to request an accommodation.

Associated Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We support a work environment where colleagues are respected and given the opportunity to perform to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability who need assistance applying for a position with Associated Bank are asked to email: careers@associatedbank.com

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