Principal Associate, Agile Delivery Lead

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
Nov 20, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate, Agile Delivery Lead

Job Title : Principal Associate, Agile Delivery Lead

At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Capital One, a Fortune 500 company and one of the nation's top 10 banks, offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Our goal is to create one of the nation's great banks, and we have the necessary ingredients: a strong balance sheet, resilient businesses, a massive customer franchise, strong analytical capabilities, and great people. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared values, come together to make Capital One a great company - and a great place to work.

As a Principal Associate - Agile Delivery Lead, you'll ensure your teams' delivery success by leveraging the appropriate Agile methodology to enable predictable, quality delivery while maintaining a focus on the continuous improvement of the team. The Principal Associate - Agile Delivery Lead 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.

  • Delivery
    • Supports program delivery team(s) through Kanban or Scrum Agile methodologies
    • Ensures team(s) maintains focus on quality, continuous delivery and continuous improvement
    • Provides visibility into delivery targets, commitments and progress
    • Be well managed - understand and coach the team on delivery controls or compliance to minimize operational reputational risk
    • Help team identify risks, issues and dependencies and drive to conclusion or remediation
    • Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels
    • Partners with Product Owner or team on backlog refinement and prioritization
    • Utilizes team feedback and metrics to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
    • Acts as a general Agile mentor or coach
  • Coaching
    • Integrates Agile and Lean principles into team practices and work products
    • Coaches Product Owner and team on backlog refinement and prioritization
    • Utilizes team feedback and metrics to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
    • Innovates with practices and frameworks through experimentation to improve the team and their delivery
    • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
    • Developing ability to act as an Agile mentor coach to other Scrum Masters or any Agile role
    • Agile & Technical Learning: 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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years of experience in finance or accounting experience
  • At least 3 year of experience using Jira, Jira Align, or Confluence
  • Strong command of Agile principles, practices, and frameworks
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification or Agile certifications to include: CSM(Certified ScrumMaster), PMI's ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner), SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework), or Lean Six Sigma

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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