Job Description :
Role: Scrum Master/Project Manager
Duration :12+ Months
Location : San Francisco CA

Job Description

Bulk of responsibilities will be Scrum Master duties, but must also be okay taking on PM duties when needed
They are close to completing Agile transformation, but still must adhere to Waterfall documentation and processes
Still a very process heavy environment
Flexibility/versatility is key; the ideal candidate is comfortable assuming the role of a SM or PM

Looking for an experienced SM who knows how to motivate a team and has creative ways of doing so
Someone who really adheres to the Scrum process but can also demonstrate still flexible (but not a hardcore Agile purist)
Personality – someone the team feels comfortable going to, you’re there to serve the team and remove any obstacles

Full Job Description:
The Payments, Virtual Solutions, and Innovation (PVSI) team includes Operations, Cards and Retail Services, Deposit Products Group, the Innovation Group, Treasury Management, Merchant Services, Payment Solutions, and Wells Fargo Virtual Channels and the professional services teams that partner with these businesses. PVSI''s focus is on delivering the next generation of payments and deposit capabilities and advancing our digital and online offerings to design new customer experiences and products. Its guiding principles are to start with the customer, move faster, and partner effectively.

Join Wells Fargo PVSI as a Scrum Master within the Program and Project Management Office. As we continue our Agile transformation, you will be working with a newly developed Agile teams supporting initiatives/projects for online banking.

The Scrum Master is responsible for working with multiple and/or larger scale teams for Agile processes. This role works closely with other Scrum Masters, Product Owners, team members and management in accordance with the Agile framework.

Essential Duties:
Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organization
Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning or dictating the work
Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
Specific delivery areas include Consumer CRM Salesforce projects

Required Qualifications:
Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
Knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
Knowledge of widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
Experience in one or a combination of the following: digital customer experience, digital product/program management, digital platforms, or digital consulting
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Leadership skills including; coaching, training, and mentoring

Desired Qualifications:
First Level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) strongly preferred Second Level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II) desired
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience
Experience moving teams and organizations from Waterfall to Agile methodologies and Agile Transformations
Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
Experience in Finance
Experience with Salesforce implementations

If you are qualified, available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please call me ASAP at Ext 2540., even if we have spoken recently about a different position. If you do respond via e-mail, please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you. In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP. Thank you.