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Senior Scrum Master

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Scrum Master...


Required Skills/Experience
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  •  First level Scrum Master certification 
    - Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 2 year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
    - Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
    - Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)

    Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)
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    - Second level Scrum Master certification 
    - Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
    - Knowledge of other Agile approaches: 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
    - Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs,etc)
    - Previous experience as a team lead
    - Excellent communication and mentoring skills

    Essential Duties:
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    - Strongly serving the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
    - Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
    - Guiding the team on how to get the most of out self organization
    - Guiding the team on self organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
    - Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
    - Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
    - Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
    - Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
    - Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
    - Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
    - Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
    - Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
     

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.


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