Marquee Engineering - Scrum Master

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-40150
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President/Executive Director
Function(s)
Engineering
Americas
Division
Securities
Marquee Engineering
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Marquee Engineering – Scrum Master

 

The Marquee team at Goldman Sachs is responsible for delivering digital products to our institutional client base. We design and build highly scalable web platforms that provide access to Goldman Sachs content, portfolio analytics, risk, and execution services. Marquee is a product driven team, composed of talented and passionate product managers, designers, and engineers working to change the expectation of institutional finance.

  

The Scrum Master will serve Marquee development teams and product managers by owning the Agile software development life cycle process. This will entail the following responsibilities:

  • Facilitating Scrum events and other ad-hoc meetings for teams.
  • Assisting Product Owners in story writing, backlog maintenance and prioritization and planning.
  • Serve as your teams’ information radiator, harnessing open communication as the effective force, which makes a team effective and focused; and representing the team to senior management, stakeholders and sponsors.
  • Can effectively utilize metrics and data visualization to report progress and support data-driven decision making.
  • Teach and facilitate estimation and planning both at the team and organizational level. Assist in creating useful, reliable and practical plans for delivery sprints and releases.
  • Coach and mentor developer, designer and product team members in Agile practices, values and principles.
  • Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them.
  • Shield their team from outside distractions, context switching and interferences.
  • Track and remove impediments.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE  

 

  • Three-year’s experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Knowledge of other approaches in the Agile space: Kanban, Lean, SAFe, etc
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games, etc.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to communication anywhere from the team level to C-level executives.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Second or Third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)
  • Experience being the Scrum Master for at least five years for a software development team.
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum and Agile, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc. An active participant in the Agile and Product professional community.
  • Excellent teaching and mentoring skills

WHY MARQUEE

  • Work on some of the most complex technical and design challenges in technology and finance
  • Learn from the foremost experts in finance, technology, and math who are diverse in their academic, ethnic, and social backgrounds
  • Benefit from ongoing training, development, and mentoring to advance in your career

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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