Senior Manager, Agile Program Lead (Remote Eligible)

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Sep 30, 2022
Oct 14, 2022
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Manager, Agile Program Lead (Remote Eligible)

As an Agile Program Lead, you'll develop a culture of agility, continuous improvement, and experimentation that leads to predictability and quality delivery throughout the program. The Agile Program Lead will optimize productivity by removing impediments and dependencies that may obstruct the pursuit of the program's goals and by preserving flexibility and the ability to rapidly respond to change.

General Responsibilities:

Cross Team Delivery
  • Mastery of complex facilitation and dependency management techniques (cross team, cross department)
  • Drive delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity
  • Understands domain architecture and targets to identify upstream and downstream dependencies and to support the program in risk management
  • Provide regular and open communication across the program and stakeholders for transparency and awareness of progress and impediments
  • Help establish governance structure where decision-making is weighted toward empowered teams
  • Ensure that teams and the program are well managed in delivery of controls and compliance to minimize operational and reputational risk
  • Partners with technical leaders and others to support program and organization's automation (testing, pipelines, deployments) and the DevOps journey

  • Teach, mentor, and coach teams, Scrum Masters, ARTs and Product on emerging Agile and Lean methods
  • Utilizes feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and partners with others to coach the program to continuously improve
  • Coaches the program to improve collaboration, self-organization, and Innovation
  • Agile and Technical Learning: Actively seeks and leads a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training, and independent study to further develop self and community

Core Responsibilities:
  • People Leader for 4-5 Agile Delivery Leads or Scrum Masters
  • Partnering with peers and leaders across Product management, Tech, and Design to gain further momentum on our overall Product Transformation
  • Partnering with Product Ops and other APLs to further develop scaling model and practices within and across Value Stream(s), Business Stakeholders, and Customers

Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification
  • At least 7 years of experience in Software delivery or infrastructure delivery
  • At least 7 Years of Agile experience utilizing Scrum, Kanban or SAFe methodologies
  • At least 7 years of people management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 8+ years of agile delivery experience utilizing Scrum, Kanban or SAFe frameworks
  • 8+ years of experience using Jira or Confluence
  • CSM, CSP, PMI's ACP, SAFe, PMP, or Lean Six Sigma Certification

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

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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