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Scrum Master II - GBS IND

Bank of America
10-12 years
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Job Description:
Overview (Bank overview, GBS India overview, Function Overview)*
Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.
We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent across the globe to ensure our continued success. Along with taking care of our customers, we want to be the best place for people to work and aim at creating a work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
We are a part of the Global Business Services which delivers technology and operations capabilities to all Bank of America lines of business (LOB) and enterprise functions.
Our employees help our customers and clients at every stage of their financial lives, helping them connect to what matters most. This purpose defines and unites us. Every day, we are focused on delivering value, convenience, expertise and innovation for individuals, businesses and institutional investors we serve worldwide.
* BA Continuum is a nonbank subsidiary of Bank of America, part of Global Business Services in the bank.
Process Overview*
Consumer Servicing & Operations Technology team provides and delivers technology solutions to support the Consumer Operations and Home Loans lines of business. The team's goal is to drive the optimal technology tools and platforms that enable associates to deliver on the customer experience and contribute to the long-term, profitable growth. The team delivers technology through robust and scalable applications developed on various platforms.
Job Description*
A Scrum Master II, is responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum teams. Key responsibilities include coordinating and facilitating Scrum ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, enabling continuous improvement within the team. This role ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed-to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team. Promotes and coaches the Agile mindset and principles, empowering the team to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. A Scrum Master II, is an individual contributor to one more teams.
Responsibilities*
. Responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum teams.
. Key responsibilities include coordinating and facilitating Scrum ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, enabling continuous improvement within the team.
. This role ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed-to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team.
. Facilitates Scrum ceremonies i.e. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demos/Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives.
. In a Scaled Agile model, facilitates scaled planning for the team - e.g. Pre Planning/ Preparation, PI Planning Events - and represents the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs.
. Helps the team define norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done, and enforces the agreements.
. Ensures the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO).
. Acts as an Agile Coach, promoting and coaching the Agile mindset and principles, empowering the team to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential.
Requirements*
Education*
BE/MCA or equivalent
Certifications If Any: Certified Scrum Master
Experience Range*
10 - 12 years of experience
Foundational skills*
. Guides and coaches one or more teams on Scrum practices, and develops their understanding of Agile principles.
. Facilitates Scrum ceremonies i.e. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demos/Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives.
. In a Scaled Agile model, facilitates scaled planning for the team-e.g. Pre Planning/ Preparation, PI Planning Events -and represents the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs.
. Helps the team norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done and enforces the agreements.
. Ensures the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO).
. Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the team.
. Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile team to support value delivery and Sprint commitments.
. Provides visibility into the Agile team's delivery plans and progress against plan to stakeholders.
. Enables the team to become high performing through collaboration and a relentless focus on continuous improvement including cross-skilling across the team.
. Measures team delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunities.
. Scrum, sprint planning, burn-down and velocity reporting, backlog prioritization, retrospectives
. Ability to communicate with both business and technology partners effectively
Desired skills
. Exposure to JIRA
Work Timings*
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm ( need to be flexible)
Job Location*
Mumbai, Chennai

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