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Digital Business Services Scrum Master

Req #: 170102398
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com

 
The Chase Digital team is responsible for enhancing the desktop/mobile/tablet experiences for our current and prospective Chase customers. The Digital Technology Team is looking for a Scrum Master with strong technical skills, with a though understanding of the agile development process. We are building best in class Digital applications and API’s. As a Scrum Master you are expected to be a team facilitator and be responsible for bringing the team together to deliver.  You should have an understanding/ experience in Java/J2EE or .Net, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You have a passion for creating the best user experience possible.
 
Responsibilities:
  • As a Scrum Master drive the Technical team and the Product Owners in an Agile development process.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement in effectiveness of scrum teams through practice and internalization of Agile techniques for measurement, feedback incorporation, Continuous integration, Continuous Delivery etc.
  • Run interferences both within as well as cross functional teams
  • Accurately identify potential roadblocks for future sprints and work with team management to resolve expeditiously.
  • Establish strong relationships with counterparts in scrums across other organizations. Participate effectively in scrum of scrum’s and help drive overall program agenda effectively.
  • Enables close cooperation across all roles and functions
  • Has a strong understanding of the overall software delivery lifecycle and activities
  • Promote and participate in the continuous improvement of structure, processes, tooling to enable the teams to deliver more value
  • Organize and facilitate standups, release and sprint planning, reviews, demos and retrospectives
  • Support efforts to code, design, and testing in a heterogeneous technology environment e.g. JavaScript MVC, HTML, CSS, Java/ J2EE
  • Identify opportunities for process and tool improvements and drive those from concept to implementation
  • Engineer a world-class platform with an eye towards rapid iteration and creative problem solving
  • Ensure quality and completeness of the product through unit, integration, and regression capabilities
  • Adheres to architecture standards, risk management and security policies
  • Contribute and collaborate in creation and consumption of open, standards-based solutions, while working with existing JPMorgan technologies and infrastructure.
Requirements:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of development concepts
  • Strong customer focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Understanding of object orientation and software design patterns
  • Experience of testing at the unit, integration and system levels
  • Experience in a developer contributor role
  • Experienced leading team of application developers 
Qualifications:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Overall 8+ years of experience in delivering technology solutions
  • 2+ years of experience as a practicing Scrum Master
  • Scrum Certification is preferred
  • 5+ years of web development experience working on Windows or Java platform
  • Understanding of (Java/J2EE or .Net, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Spring, AJAX, & JSON skills for implementing web technologies.
  • Understanding of multithreaded software design.
  • Understanding of the AJAX and Spring frameworks.
  • Experience with other Agile/Lean practices such as XP or Kanban
  • Participation in Test Driven Development or Business Driven Development
Preferred Knowledge and Experience:
  • Experience working in financial services organizations
  • Experience with Micro service architectures and technologies.
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