Charles Schwab Scrum Master & Technical Business Systems Analyst in Lone Tree, Colorado
We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.
As a company, we were established by Chuck at http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.
This position will be a combination of Scrum Master as the primary role, and Business System Analyst (BSA) as the secondary role. This position will help lead our CRT organization forward as we move deeper into an Agile development environment, performing all normal Scrum Master duties including promoting effective collaboration, facilitating and driving daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings, and providing leadership and coaching to the team in support of the Agile development process. They will be our resident agile expert, and leadership and coaching will be key traits for success, along with flexibility to adopt the agile principles to our Schwab environment.
What you’ll do:
What you will do as Scrum Master: Participate and support development and software delivery. Including: Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal Support agile based SDLC for software development creating necessary standards, tools and best practices in a clearly document form, and champion the agile philosophy throughout the team Adapting project scope, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.
What you will do as BSA: Translates business needs into technical solutions and corresponding technical use cases/requirements leveraged throughout the development process. Development of Functional Specifications and system context diagrams are required. Track and manage a project’s scope, development, testing and deployment. Defines project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements. Helps implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way and builds key relationships with stakeholders and communicates with partners. Facilitates effective project requirement discovery meetings while exhibiting confidence and extensive knowledge of business requirements and emerging technology best practices. Partnering with business organizations (e.g. Client Reporting) to ensure expectations are met and acting as a liaison between business and technical teams to resolve issues.
What you have:
Practical working experience of 3+ years as working Scrum Master as well as 2+ years working as a Technical BSA
Must be a Certified Scrum Master
6+ years of technology experience
Previous development experience preferred, or experience in large enterprise environment with numerous domains and integration points
Experience with Jira preferred
Experience working with an agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects for a large enterprise
Ability to understand technical issues
Thorough understanding of the software development life cycle
Highly adaptable to changing environment
Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
Demonstrated experience in collaborating with business and technical teams to understand requirements, impact analysis
Impact Analysis experience with data changes in upstream/downstream systems
Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, influencing, prioritization, decision- making and conflict resolution skills
Strong knowledge of MS Project, Outlook, Excel, Word and Visio Drawing tools
Financial Industry experience a plus
Bachelor's degree and relevant education and experience
What you’ll get:
Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life
Learn more about Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.
Position Located In: CO - Denver