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Scrum Master in Compute Services - Global Technology Infrastructure

Req #: 170089993
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)
Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) in JPMorgan Chase is a worldwide organization charged with delivering technology infrastructure - end user, compute, data, transport, instrumentation and facilities - to all lines of business in all regions of the world. Our mission is to deliver a data-driven, software-defined, straight-through provisioned environment which expands and contracts at the speed of the business need. Our products need to handle information at massive scale, integrate with many different vendor hardware and softwares, work with a mix of new technologies and exisiting systems.
 
As a Scrum Master working in Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI), you will be responsible for facilitating multiple next generation products development that will change how GTI delivers its infrastructure services to our customers. You will have the opportunity to work on specific project critical to the department's needs with opportunities to work on different projects as our fast paced busines evolve. We need our Scrum Masters to be versatile, display servant leadership qualities, facilitate the Scrum process & team self-organization to deliver great products.
 
We're looking for someone with first level Scrum Master certification and has experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team. Our team culture promotes intellectual curiosity, collaboration, problem solving and openness.  We promote self-direction to work on meaningful projects, while also creating an environment that provides the support and mentorship needed to learn and grow.
 
Responsibilities:
• Strongly serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team
• Guide, facilitate the Scrum process & team self-organization
• Remove impediments or obstacles for the team
• Help the team continuously improve       
Minimal Qualifications:
• Scrum Master certification
• 1+ years experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team
• 5+ years experience in software development
• Servant Leader – Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done
• Communicative and social – Must be able to communicate well with teams
• Facilitative – Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team
• Assertive – Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.
• Situationally Aware – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
• Enthusiastic – Must be high-energy
• Continual improvement – Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team
• Conflict resolution – Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
• Attitude of empowerment – Must be able to lead a team to self-organization
• Attitude of transparency – Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust
 
Preferred Qualifications:
• Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development
• Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise
• Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
• Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
• Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics
• Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
• Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices

 

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 businesses, 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.

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