Charles Schwab Scrum Master in Lone Tree, Colorado

Description:

Lone Tree - CO, DENR3, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124

Jeanie Bannon

20170619-3125

We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

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.

Our Opportunity:

The Advisor Services Technology (AST) team is responsible for leading a coordinated technology approach to developing and maintaining Schwab’s primary digital channels. Our goal is to create a seamless experience across our mobile, web and downloadable platforms that are powerful yet simple for our customers to use.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform traditional Scrum Master duties that include organizing and facilitating daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related ceremonies.

  • Track and communicate team velocity, throughput, and sprint/release progress.

  • Work with Technical Leads and Product Owners to refine the grooming process, increasing its effectiveness.

  • 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.

What you have:

  • Scrum Master Certification with 3+ years of Scrum Master experience.

  • 4+ years of software experience, preferably in a lead role

  • In-depth knowledge of agile practices and the ability to determine when to deploy Kanban, Scrum, etc. Also, knowledge of agile excellence topics such as Test Driven Development, Behavior Driven Development, Acceptance Test Driven Development.

  • Proficiency in using Atlassian suite of tools – JIRA, Confluence, HipChat.

  • Knowledge of distributed systems technologies such as .NET, Java, Unix, SQL Server, Oracle.

  • Leadership qualities that enable the ability to influence without authority and negotiate.

  • Highly adaptable to changing environment and priorities.

  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse and a geographically dispersed teams.

  • Ability to coach teams to reach their highest potential.

  • Must be collaborative in driving decisions and able to deal with multiple projects and deadlines.

  • Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear sprint performance standards, resolve sprint performance issues, keep team engaged and on task.

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

Learn more about Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .

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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-2-5 yrs

Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Friday, July 14, 2017

Expiration Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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