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Agility Lead

Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

As an Agility Lead, you'll act as a servant leader for your team(s) by facilitating clear communication to management and to the team. Our Scrum Masters are open, approachable, collaborative, and enjoy working with passionate people. They're proactive in solving problems to help their team(s) succeed. The Scrum Master drives Agile and Lean frameworks that result in quality product delivery and continuous improvement. They embrace agility as a practice. The Scrum Master is responsible for removing impediments that hinder the team from reaching their goals and has a flexible approach that enables the team to rapidly respond to changes.

Our culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, and problem solving is essential to our success. We bring people together with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We support teamwork, thinking big, and taking risks in a blame-free environment. We promote self-direction to work on relevant projects, while building an environment that provides support and mentorship needed to learn and grow. We're excited to see what you'll bring to our team.


* Work with the Product owner to align teams with the product vision, sprint goals, and other necessary information
* Facilitate groups of 15 or more and lead up to 2 teams across the product
* Create an environment of collaboration within the teams that allows for open dialogue and productive solutions for resolving conflicts
* Champion continuous improvement activities to reduce waste and increase productivity; coach organization to conduct continuous improvement events
* Communicate organizational impediments to leadership; clear impediments for the team
* Embrace the concept of continuous learning in your own journey and instill the same in the team(s) you coach
* Coach product owners in creation and maintenance of the product backlog, including empirical planning
* Appreciate the depths of Lean and Agile practices and principles, help teams appreciate them
* Teach systems thinking and servant leadership
* Bring ideas from professional facilitation, coaching, conflict management, mediation and so on to help the team become a high-performance team

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

* Passion for delivering high quality solutions while ensuring testability of requirements and resiliency of features.
* Experience leading teams using (or building) AWS/cloud native solutions, automated CI/CD pipelines to build, test, deploy to production.
* Has a thorough understanding of recognized agility and coaching practices and is able to apply the knowledge effectively in unfamiliar situations
* Contributes fully to the work of teams to deliver high quality solutions
* Provides clear & consistent feedback while encouraging team members to improve skills & capabilities through coaching
* Leads active reviews or reflections in order to improve skills, prioritizing continuous learning, and uses retrospectives to add actionable improvements to the team backlog
* Gives recognition across teams
* Embraces need for experiments with resiliency & participates in retrospectives to understand the cause of failure & then pivot
* Leverages experience to guide experiments & sustaining a safe environment for retrospectives
* Expertise with Agile frameworks and their application in Product Development and delivery organization

Keywords: JPMorgan Chase & Co., Columbus , Agility Lead, Other , Columbus, Ohio

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