Principal Associate. Agile Delivery Lead

Employer
Capital One
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Jun 09, 2022
Closes
Jul 08, 2022
Ref
R142850
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate. Agile Delivery Lead

Technology Risk Management (TRM) is a growing organization focused on providing expert advice, credible challenge, and effective oversight of information security and technology risk activities. The Associates that make up the TRM team are highly-skilled information security, cyber, technology, and risk management professionals who bring a wealth of experience to bear to deliver high-impact analysis and recommendations that are rooted in direct knowledge of security and technology.

As the Agile Delivery Lead, you'll assist teams by ensuring clear communication and helping the team reach its goal. The Agile Delivery Lead will drive the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc.) focused on predictable, quality delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team. The Agile Delivery Lead will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes.

Finally, as a member of a growing organization, you will have the opportunity to shape and further refine your portfolio commensurate with the priorities of the organization and the firm. The position affords opportunities for substantial growth. The demands and high-visibility nature of this position require an expert with a proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and who can begin contributing immediately.

Responsibilities:
  • Serves as Agile Delivery Lead for multiple teams
  • Ensures team maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery of business value
  • Helps team proactively identify impediments and recommends solutions to remove impediments
  • Represents team when product owner is not available in daily standup or Scrum of Scrums (S2) meeting and clearly communicates team accomplishments, impediments, and downstream impacts.
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
  • Demonstrates ability to balance data with other factors when making decisions
  • Understands domain architecture and upstream/downstream dependencies
  • Utilizes team feedback and analyzes data (quality, delivery rate, etc) to identify areas of opportunity and improve team efficiency and delivery
  • Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training and independent study to further develop self and community


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of Agile experience working with Scrum or Kanban Delivery
  • At least 2 years of experience serving as Agile Delivery Lead or Scrum Master
  • At least 2 years of experience working with Agile tools (e.g. JIRA or Confluence)


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Scrum Alliance CSM or PMI's Agile Certified Professional
  • Process management, Lean, or Six Sigma certification
  • SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled Agile frameworks)
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong problem solving and influencing skills


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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