FP&A Engineering - Scrum Master

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
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Schedule Type
Full Time
Project/Program Manager
Business Unit
Business Finance
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What We Do

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.


Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.


FP&A Engineering is a part of the Finance division with a mission to transform the organization financially, operationally, and culturally, in order to achieve efficiencies and empower consumers in the business.  We provide innovative platforms and tools which enable senior leaders, CFOs, product owners, finance, management, and strategy teams across the firm to analyze their investment structures, drive efficiencies and forecast future changes.

As a team member, you will help transform financial workflows and build intelligent reporting to drive commercial benefits to the firm.  Your efforts will directly impact aspects of financial planning, budgeting, revenue & expense management, and reporting.


Who We Look For

Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.



  • Facilitate Scrum Ceremonies and champion the Agile Delivery model for teams you’re aligned to.
  • Help teams and individuals clarify their goals and the actions necessary to achieve them.
  • Assist Product Owners and Engineers with Epic/Story Refinement and Backlog Grooming.
  • Facilitate Effort Estimation, Sprint Planning, and Program Increment Planning.
  • Help teams identify, track, & meet internal and external dependencies & risks.
  • Collaborate with fellow Scrum Masters regarding impediments, dependencies, and common concerns.
  • Coach team members with regard to Agile practices, values, & principles.
  • Shield teams from outside distractions, context switching, and interferences.
  • Build a safe environment emphasizing collaboration, problem solving, & continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to Agile Delivery reporting at the team and departmental level.
  • Participate in Agile Communities of Practice across the firm.

Basic Qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience with the aforementioned responsibilities.
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Experience with other approaches in the Agile space: Kanban, Lean, etc.
  • Good experience with and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games, etc.
  • Able to multi-task, manage multiple stakeholders, adapt to an evolving landscape, and work efficiently as part of a global team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to effectively communicate anywhere from the team level to the C-suite.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the initial adoption of Agile at an organization and the transformation this requires.
  • Experience building and testing software or implementing DevOps.
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum and Agile, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.



At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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