Full Job Description
With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.
TITLE: Lead Scrum Master
DUTIES: Discover Products Inc. seeks Lead Scrum Master in Riverwoods, IL to ensure impediments are resolved and the team meets sprint objectives and that releases stay on track. Facilitate team activities, including daily stand-up meetings, grooming, sprint planning, demonstrations, release planning and team retrospectives. Manage sprint release deliverables and proactively identify and resolve impediments to ensure sprint releases stay on track and update sprint activities in Agile planning and execution tracking tool. Participate in program increment (PI) planning events and communicate Agile team’s progress, dependencies and impediments to the program owners and other stakeholders. Track Agile metrics like Velocity, Sprint burndown and Release burndown. Collaborate with product owners and senior managers to prepare for the PI events. Coach the team on Agile best practices and implement it during the sprints and train the team on Agile scrum methodology and maturity of Agile adoption. Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in job offered or related occupation: conducting Sprint planning, backlog refinement, team retrospective meetings, daily standup meetings and demo sessions; facilitating the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) including analyses, design, development, testing, system integration, deployment and maintenance; facilitating system integration and user acceptance testing support; utilizing Agile Methodologies; responsible for training the team to adapt the agile methodologies and improve the agile adoption maturity using maturity assessments; utilizing technologies including Microsoft tech stack, .Net Framework, C#, VB.Net, ADO.Net, ASP.Net, SQL Server, Oracle, PL/SQL, HTML; utilizing project management tools including Version One, JIRA, Rally, MS Project.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website https://jobs.discover.com for Job ID R1634 by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.
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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Annual Flu Shots
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Service Anniversary Awards
Annual health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs