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Sr. Scrum Master

at M & T Bank in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

R25728

Overview:

Provides servant-leadership and mentorship to multiple cross-functional agile teams through effective application of Agile principles and frameworks including Scrum, Kanban and Extreme Programming (XP). Strengthens understanding of effective practices, theories and techniques to support continuous improvement. Educates and coaches teams to create an environment that fosters self-organization, cross-functionality, collaboration, conflict resolution, transparency and continuous improvement. Visualizes, communicates and radiates team information to keep their work and impediments visible to stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities :

+ Utilize a broad knowledge base of agile practices including user stories, retrospectives, story mapping, Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD), Test-Driven Development (TDD), continuous integration, pairing, information radiators, etc., to help create high performing teams.

+ Encourage a continuous improvement culture for individuals within the agile teams, constantly discovering better ways of working, through transparency, collaboration, and retrospectives.

+ Curate team-level coaching content used to guide teams regarding agile practices.

+ Facilitate meetings with the teams for purposes of idea generation, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, backlog refinement, sprint reviews, retrospectives, problem-solving and alignment.

+ Help the teams gain transparency into their workflow through appropriate use of information radiators.

+ Address blocking issues that are beyond the teams’ authority, or require support from other teams, so the teams remain focused on achieving their goals.

+ Work with other Agile Leaders to increase the effectiveness of the application of Agile within the organization.

+ Provide mentorship to less experienced Scrum Masters.

+ Seek and host a variety of individual and team learning opportunities, such as communities of practice, conferences, meetups, reading and classroom training.

+ Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

+ Design, implement, maintain and enhance internal controls to mitigate risk on an ongoing basis. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

+ Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

+ Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

+ Complete other related duties as assigned.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities:

While not having direct management responsibility, the position manages activities through influence, accountability and ownership, functioning in an agile environment.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a member of an agile team, including a minimum of 2 years’ Scrum Master experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 8 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a member of an agile team, including a minimum of 2 years’ Scrum Master experience

Education and Experience Preferred:

Depth of knowledge in at least two technology team roles (project manager, user experience, business analyst, developer, testing, deployment)

Prior experience fostering team self-organization and continuous improvement

Knowledge of Agile and Lean principles and practices

Experience developing/managing digital capabilities

Understanding of Design Thinking principles

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Prior experience leading through influence

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Hiring Immediately.

We support our team members with generous benefits.

+ Competitive compensation

+ Health, welfare, and retirement benefits

+ 401(k) match at 5%

+ Work-life balance and flexible work arrangements

+ Banking Officers start with 25 days PTO plus 12 paid holidays

+ 40 hours paid volunteer hours per year

+ Much more. For details, see: M&T Benefits Overview (https://www3.mtb.com/content/dam/mtb-web/mtb-migration/pdfs/health-care-benefits-overview.pdf)

Location

Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America

At M&T Bank, we make a difference in people’s lives . For more than 160 years, we’ve been providing our customers with guidance and financial solutions, leading our communities through challenges and growth opportunities, and empowering our employees to build purpose-driven careers.

Our talent and culture set us apart. Our core values drive the work we do – integrity, ownership, collaboration, curiosity, candor. We seek to further build upon our record of success by bringing in diverse talents and fresh skill sets while supporting the growth and development of all team members. At M&T, we are a talent and people driven organization. Take a peek inside M&T’s Human Capital Report (https://www3.mtb.com/homepage/careers/why-work-at-m-and-t) to learn how it feels to be one of our 17,000+ employees.

We are constantly renewing. Our future success relies on our ability to understand what’s important to our customers and use that understanding to build new and innovative customer experiences.

We support our employees every step of the way.

+ Competitive compensation

+ Full medical & dental benefits, Heath Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts, and life/disability insurance

+ Generous paid time off (PTO) plus 11 paid holidays and an option to buy additional PTO

+ 401(k) match at 5% with options for Roth and discretionary employer contributions

+ A deep commitment to equity, including 14 resource group charters, a D&I sponsorship program, 40 annual paid volunteer hours and more

+ Various options for tuition assistance, paid parental leave, stock purchase, wellness and employee discounts

We need you. Are you ready to join us? Apply today to start the journey.

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M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including disabilities and veterans.

M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.

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Job Posting: JC187824155

Posted On: Jul 15, 2021

Updated On: Sep 24, 2021