Manager, Agile Delivery Lead

Employer
Capital One
Location
Vienna, Virginia
Posted
Jan 08, 2021
Closes
Feb 07, 2021
Ref
R104872
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia

Manager, Agile Delivery Lead

In the Agile Delivery Lead role, 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 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.

General Responsibilities:

Delivery
  • Ensures team(s) maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery
  • Partners with Product and Engineering to evolve roadmaps and update delivery plans
  • Leverages iterative delivery to learn faster and support risk management
  • Provides visibility into delivery targets, commitments, and progress
  • Be well managed - understand and coach the team on delivery controls, compliance to minimize operational, and reputational risk
  • Understands domain and business problems/opportunities teams are solving for
  • Understands high level domain architecture and targets to identify upstream and downstream dependencies and to support the team in risk management
  • Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)
  • Balances data with other factors when influencing delivery and making decisions


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 (quality, delivery rate, etc.) 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
  • Developing understanding and encouragement of team's engineering innovation and improvement (engineering practices, DevOps, etc.)
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
  • Developing ability to act as an Agile mentor and coach to other Scrum Masters or any Agile role
  • Agile and 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:
  • At least 4 years of Agile experience


Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with Jira
  • 6+ years of Agile experience
  • Lean or Agile certification
  • Scrum Alliance CSM or CSP certification or PMI's Agile Certified Professional (ACP)
  • 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.

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