Scrum Master for FIS XSP

FIS Global - Hoover, AL3.5


Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

About the team

FIS’ corporate actions technology platform, XSP, receives information from disparate sources in multiple formats and uses this data to create and manage corporate actions events. XSP provides a comprehensive set of workflows that help identify key data discrepancies. We manage the event through a centralized, fully automated electronic diary, defining entitlements for all types of recognized corporate actions events. We link the decision-makers on all voluntary and optional actions while connecting the accounting entries for the entitlements generated from these events.

What you will be doing

We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join a dynamic team of developers, quality assurance experts, and business analysts who are developing corporate actions solutions.

This person will ensure effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership, and coaching of scrum principles in our development team. The successful candidate will have excellent logic and problem-solving skills and a drive to make a difference. We need an individual that puts the team before themselves. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of Scrum, removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving our standards of work.

Position Responsibilities:
Managing scrum teams with members from Belgrade and U.S.
Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
Suggesting new metrics for teams as catalysts for change
Maintain and manage capacity plans and mid-term estimates
Manage issues and risks and escalate to management as appropriate
Ensure visibility to project status for the team and management

What you bring:
Position Requirements:
University degree
3+ years of experience as a scrum master or similar position preferred
Must be “self-motivated” and capable of managing multiple priorities and tasks as delegated
Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values
Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
Ensure the development team is practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
Excellent oral and written English communication skills

Bonus if you have:
Knowledge of emerging technologies such as document databases and modern web/mobile design would be a bonus
What we offer you

A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
A modern, international work environment and a dedicated and motivated team
A broad range of professional education and personal development possibilities – FIS is your final career step!
A competitive salary and benefits
With a 50-year history rooted in the financial services industry, FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. We champion clients from banking to capital markets, retail to corporate and everything touched by financial services. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, our 53,000 worldwide employees help serve more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.

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