USAA Scrum Master Senior in San Antonio, Texas

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Scrum Master Senior for our San Antonio, TX facility.

Serves as a facilitator for product owners and development teams currently using Scrum development methodology to self-organize and make development changes quickly while delivering value to customers. Engages in Servant Leadership and manages the Scrum process through effective guidance, coaching, and education, and through removal of impediments to team progress. Supports and educates the product owner; particularly with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.

Job Requirements

  • Facilitates seamless collaboration and maximizes team performance across multiple technical and/or non-technical teams to ensure rapid delivery of products and timeline achievement of goals.
  • Ensures cross team coordination.
  • Removes impediments to team progress whether internal to the team or organizational in nature.
  • Escalates impediments to facilitate rapid resolution and supports efforts to resolve systemic impediments that continually block teams within their organization.
  • Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.
  • Ensures effective communication with Scrum teams and other cross-functional teams; schedules and facilitates cross-functional meetings, and ensures appropriate status tools, radiators, and reports are produced in order to effectively provide transparency on team’s (or multiple teams’) progress/productivity.
  • Acts as a technical resource on Agile methodology to development teams, product owners, and management.
  • Participates in Scrum Master Community of practice and mentors other Scrum Masters.
  • For technology related efforts:
  • Understands release-when ready, test-driven development, continuous integration, product demonstration and other technical engineering practices and guides team on leveraging them.
  • Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.
  • Ensures effective communication with Scrum teams and other cross-functional teams;
  • Schedules and facilitates cross-functional meetings, and ensures appropriate documentation and reports are produced in order to effectively monitor progress/productivity.
  • Acts as a technical resource on Agile methodology to development teams, product owners, and management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum experience required.
  • 6 or more years of relevant experience in process improvement, project management, or business/requirements analysis
  • 2 years as a Scrum Master or working in a similar role in a lean or Scrum environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of multiple agile delivery methodologies.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • SAFe Scrum Master certification
  • Proficient with RTC and Jira

  • ?Master’s degree

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 04/19/18 by 11:59 pm CST time.

Scrum Master Senior TX-San Antonio R0019861