Create the products that are changing an industry
We never stop working to make investing simpler and more successful for our clients. By promoting new ways of working, you’ll optimize products and keep our client experience improving at an accelerated pace. As a Technical Scrum Master you will provide agile methodology services to cross-functional teams, demonstrating an understanding of the technology-related product(s) and associated business areas. Apply technical expertise to improve productivity of teams and quality of work processes and outcomes.
The CX Lab team is looking for an agile leader to help lead that mission. In the Lab teams, you are an agent of change, leading your team to shape a team culture that embraces learnings and the agile discipline. You are passionate about agile practices and innovate / experiment with new ways to enable your teams to succeed. You quickly build relationships across Vanguard to learn and advance and resolve impediments for your team. You are a leader not only of your team but others within the organization as a member of the Agile guild in which you will both learn and spread your knowledge to accelerate the growth of the organization.
Work directly with journey owners, developers, design and data analysts to build the tools that both clients and advisors will use then act on direct feedback from clients and advisors to test, build, and iterate on the next generation of the PAS client experience. Be a part of a dynamic team that's not afraid to pivot, work hard, have fun and have a measurable impact on the success of our clients!
Leads, builds, and coaches high performing teams in the delivery of technology-related products or projects, ensuring team actions are aligned with project and business goals. May instruct or coach other professionals.
Leads planning, team learning, and adaptation of processes to ensure the quality of team solutions.
Enables a continuous learning environment, identifying ways to strengthen the team's understanding of Agile/Scrum concepts and principles as they relate to technical capabilities.
Builds and applies methodology that supports the integration of changing customer inputs and business conditions into technology-related product development.
Recommends to the product owner and management in the definition and prioritization of technology-related outcomes. Identifies trade-offs between short and long term benefits to drive shared vision between the team and product owner.
Ensures the application of agile frameworks to the development process to increase effectiveness of technology-related product development or architecture.
Leads daily scrum meetings, iteration reviews, and maintains backlogs.
Removes roadblocks to technology-related product development or architecture. Applies learnings to other development projects.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience required. Computer Science or Engineering experience preferred. Graduate degree preferred.
Minimum of five years related work experience. Two years of leading large cross-functional teams on major organizational technology projects preferred. Financial Services and technical experience preferred.
Scrum Master Certification strongly preferred.
Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.
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We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.
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