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Responsible for adopting and promoting Agile methodologies and related ceremonies within a cross-functional team agile team. Provides ongoing oversight during feature/user story grooming and sprint development. Manages Sprint release timeline, stand-ups and other ceremonies, and helps remove blockers to ensure agile releases stay on track.
Facilitates team activities including daily stand-up meetings, grooming, Sprint planning, demonstrations, release planning and team retrospectives.
Identifies dependencies between agile teams and communicates and resolves dependencies between different teams.
Manages Sprint release deliverables and proactively identifies and resolves impediments to ensure Sprint release stays on track and updates Sprint activities in Agile planning and execution tracking tool.
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field
2+ years of experience in coaching and mentoring skills on Agile methodology and understand Scrum framework
If we had our say, we’d also look for:
Safe Agile experience is plus.
Financial institution experience a plus
Mobile application experience a plus.
Position is based out of Chicago Downtown location.
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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.
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