Consumer Technology - Scrum Master

GARP (Bengaluru, KA, India) 8 days ago
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ENGINEERING

What We Do

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets .

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.

Who We Look For

Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Consumer

The firm’s Consumer business, Marcus by Goldman Sachs, combines the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup with more than 150 years of experience. Today, we serve millions of customers across multiple products including lending, deposits, financial tools, and our partnership with Apple on Apple Card. We use innovative design, data, engineering and other core capabilities to provide customers with powerful tools and products that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity. As we build a leading digital consumer bank and expand into new products and partnerships, we are looking for leaders and individual contributors to join our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Enforce team rules such as WIP and any other process rules agreed upon by team. Ensure smooth and sustainable delivery at team level.
  • Protects team from uncontrolled expansion of work. Responsible for assessing team capacity communication and awareness
  • Support Product Owners in backlog prioritization and refinement to provide transparency of build scope and production releases.
  • Intake prioritized Epics and Stories in JIRA, all tied to Portfolio; act as JIRA Admins for Scrum teams
  • Remove impediments that require support from other teams or beyond team’s authority.
  • Guide and support on user story and epic estimation.
  • Establish sprint cadence including daily standup, weekly grooming, demo, retro, etc.
  • Ensure intra scrum dependencies are tracked and managed
  • Establish and send out Agile reporting to all stakeholders.
  • Servant leaders who empower the teams and building high-performing teams by driving relentless improvement.
  • Observe and coach behaviors, roles, practices to promote collaborative Agile environment and overall team health
  • Exhibit and Promote Lean Agile mindset in working with people, process, and tools within the organization
  • Facilitate readiness and preparation for Quarterly planning

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in IT industry
  • experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Knowledge of other approaches in the Agile space: Kanban, Lean, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games, etc.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to communication anywhere from the team level to C-level executives.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience with scaled Agile (SAFe, LESS) in a hands-on leadership role (e.g., Release Train Engineer, Agile Program Manager)
  • Experience in Scrum Master and scaled Agile or transformation roles in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum and Agile, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
  • Active participant in the Agile community.
  • Technical background – i.e experience with one programming language or infrastructure

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world. We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at  GS.com/careers . We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2020. All rights reserved.Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job ID: 2020-62481

Schedule Type: Full Time

Level: Associate

Function(s): Project/Program Manager

Region: India

Division: Engineering

Business Unit: Consumer Tech Project

Employment Type: Employee

  • Full Time position
  • Compensation will be Market Rate

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