Capital One Manager, Technical Scrum Master in Richmond, Virginia

West Creek 6 (12076), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Manager, Technical Scrum Master

Life got you feeling a bit slow? Come be agile with us!

Capital One - a top 10 US bank is using technology to bring ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking - needs scrum masters to help drive its big-data transformation. In this role, you'll use your experience with various flavors of Agile delivery to facilitate solutions in complicated scenarios. You will work side-by-side with product owners and other Agile team members to build our next generation of analytic capabilities.

The Job:

  • Drive Agile maturity and Innovation approaches across a Line of Business set of teams

  • Coaching teams on the basics of Scrum or Kanban (as needed) in simple terms

  • Drive continuous improvements

  • Focusing teams to deliver value quickly

  • Fostering a motivating culture of openness, collaboration, and continuous improvement

  • Coordinating across other Agile teams for dependency management

  • Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress against commitments

  • Escalating and/or resolving impediments to help your team ship code

  • Includes 10% travel mainly to our McLean co-location

Your experience probably includes a few of these, or if not, you’re ready to start learning:

  • Number of years of experience driving and leading Big Data and AWS Cloud technology projects

  • Relevant Agile training and certifications

  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

  • Experience managing projects and/or system integrations that are somewhat complex

  • Experience working independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment

Your interests:

  • You enjoy being on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule

  • You’re not content simply facilitating but instead you regularly look for ways to roll up your sleeves to help the team meet commitments

  • You have a knack for spotting and resolving ambiguity

  • You care deeply about those around you and like to use your wit to motivate them

  • You enjoy learning new things and mentoring more junior team members

  • You look first to try to prevent problems, but eagerly dig in to solve them when they arise

  • To you, the spirit of the team is just as important as the product it produces


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or Military experience

  • At least 2 years of experience working in Agile teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • 2+ years of experience working with Big Data or AWS Cloud Projects

  • 4+ years of experience facilitating Agile teams on technology projects

  • 2+ years of experience using Jira

  • 4+ years of experience managing projects

  • 2+ year of experience with Information Technology Data Warehousing projects

  • 3+ years’ experience in one or more of the following: SQL, Java, JavaScript, Python, Pig, Scala, Database Administration or Data Engineering

  • 3+ years’ experience in database and data warehouse technologies

  • 1+ years' experience working in cloud services: Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other Cloud services

  • 1+ years' experience Hadoop and associated tools, DevOps

  • 1+ years' experience in Cloud Security

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.