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Software Engineer - Scrum Master

Req #: 170120017
Location: Glasgow, SCT, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.
The Suitability program delivers a technology solution to support many regulatory directives and requirements globally. The solution covers many different aspects of the client and trade lifecycle:
  • Capturing data from clients, from multiple channels (online and paper)
  • Algorithmically determining, from the captured data, the clients’ appetite for risk and their understanding of different investment products
  • Calculating the risk factors of the different products clients may invest in
  • Pre-trade checks to ensure all trades made for a client are suitable
  • Post-trade checks to evaluate various aspects of each client’s overall portfolio
  • MIS, enabling reporting to internal compliance and external regulatory bodies
The Suitability programme is in the process of adopting the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). This specific role is based on the responsibilities of a scrum master.  Key responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:
  • Engage with product owner and cross-functional business representatives to establish requirements and their priorities, managing a robust prioritization process within the scrum team
  • Conduct iteration planning, ensuring appropriate estimation is carried out to be able to enable the team to make solid commitments for delivery
  • Manage the scrum team and its deliverables helping ensure quality and timeliness working in partnership with technical leads and the QA manager
  • Participate in scrum of scrums, and actively seek ways to streamline processes and improve productivity
  • Ensure epics/stories are suitability elaborated, working with analysts and stakeholders to ensure scope is very clear and adds maximum value for the investment being made
  • Manage communications to stakeholders and team-members
  • Shape the adoption of SDLC processes throughout the team
  • Extensive Technology experience with experience working within a similar role to a scrum master
  • Understanding of the Asset Management / Private Banking business (not essential but preferred)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a clear ability to negotiate and influence outcomes
  • Experience in a multi-geography setting, across time-zones and with remote teams
  • Experience of SCRUM/Agile at scale
  • Broad experience of modern web technologies and software development generally
  • Understanding of test automation technologies and behavior driven development (BDD) – preferred but not essential
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence is an advantage – or similar Agile enabling tooling
Our Asset and Wealth Management division is driven by innovators like you who are driven to create technology solutions that make us work more efficiently and help our businesses grow. It’s our mission to efficiently take care of our clients’ wealth, helping them get, and remain properly invested.  Across 27 cities, our team of 4,600 agile technologists thrive in a cloud-native environment that values continuous learning using a data-centric approach in developing innovative technology solutions.
When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.
At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an equal opportunity employer.
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