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Agile Delivery Lead

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
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Oct 6, 2022

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Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Agile Delivery Lead

In the Agile Delivery Lead role, you'll ensure your teams' delivery success by leveraging the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc.) to enable predictable, quality delivery while maintaining a focus on the continuous improvement of the team.

In collaboration with an Agile Coach or more experienced Agile Delivery Lead, this individual will optimize 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 on the team.

General Responsibilities:

The Agile Delivery Lead will join a cross-functional team responsible for

contributing to team success in the following areas:

  • Actively partners with cross-functional stakeholders to deliver initiatives within an Agile delivery culture
  • Ensures team(s) deliver prioritized outcomes while maintaining focus on quality, continuous delivery and continuous improvement
  • Provides visibility into team progress towards commitments and outcomes
  • Understands and guides the team(s) to adhere to delivery controls, policies, procedures and standards to minimize operational/reputational risk in order to be well managed.
  • Understands assigned product/technology initiatives and begins applying knowledge toward identification of dependencies as part of overall risk management
  • Identifies and communicates technical, performance risks/impediments (including escalation with appropriate stakeholders if required)
  • Effectively facilitates team events and delivers clear and concise communications (both written and verbally)
  • Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team(s) to continuously improve, balancing data with other factors in decision making

  • Encourages Agile and Lean principles into team(s) practices and work products increasing collaboration and self-organization
  • Is able to explain benefits of Agile and Lean practices to team members and stakeholders
  • Coaches Product Owner(s) and team(s) on backlog refinement and prioritization
  • Begins applying creativity within basic practices and frameworks to improve the team and their delivery
  • Improves skills by actively seeking and participating in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training, and independent study to further develop self and community

We are looking for people who can help teams improve efficiency, manage risk and provide visibility to the work being done. If you have experience in delivering technology projects or working in an Agile environment and a passion for learning, consider applying for an Agile Delivery Lead Role at Capital One.

Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 1 Year of Agile experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • 2+ Years of Agile experience
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), or PMI's Agile Certified Professional (ACP) certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean, Agile, or Six Sigma certification
  • SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled agile frameworks)

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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For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).


We Don’t Only Think Big Things—At Capital One, We Do Big Things.

You’re dedicated to your career. You deserve professional satisfaction and personal fulfillment. You belong at Capital One.

Here, every day brings another chance to do impactful work that matters: helping millions of customers confidently manage their money, building stronger communities and delivering truly disruptive tech. You’ll give your all alongside some of the brightest, most resilient people in the industry—and in return, you’ll enjoy the growth opportunities, support, flexibility and benefits you need for an exhilarating life both on and off the job.

Be inspired. Be yourself. That’s #LifeAtCapitalOne.

Creating a Culture of Belonging

At Capital One, we value diversity, inclusion and belonging at our core. We’re building a place of belonging—where everyone can feel seen, heard, valued and free to be their authentic selves. We want to be a place of opportunity—where associates from all backgrounds innovate for our customers and communities, and build meaningful, fulfilling careers.

We endeavor to be a welcoming and inspiring place for all. We seek and embrace diversity. And we’re committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, focused on increasing the representation of underrepresented groups, strengthening our culture of inclusion and belonging and harnessing our scale to invest in our communities.

We’re focused on three core principles to advance diversity, inclusion and belonging across Capital One:

Create a culture of belonging where everyone can thrive and innovate

Attract and develop talent from all backgrounds and experiences

Ensure our systems and programs promote fairness and equity

Get a career with more at Capital One.  Discover it for yourself today.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability or other protected status.


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