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Capital One Agile Delivery Lead in Chicago, Illinois

77 West Wacker Dr (35012), United States of America, Chicago, Illinois

Agile Delivery Lead

In the Agile Delivery Lead role, you'll ensure your teams’ delivery success by leveraging the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc.) to enable predictable, quality delivery while maintaining a focus on the continuous improvement of the team. The Agile Delivery Lead will optimize team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.

General Responsibilities :

Delivery

  • Ensures team(s) maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery

  • Provides visibility into delivery targets, commitments and progress

  • Be well managed – understand and coach the team on delivery controls/compliance to minimize operational/reputational risk

  • Understands domain architecture and targets to identify upstream/downstream dependencies and to support the team in risk management

  • Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)

Coaching

  • Integrates Agile & Lean principles into team practices and work products

  • Coaches Product Owner/team on backlog refinement and prioritization

  • Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve

  • Innovates with practices and frameworks through experimentation to improve the team and their delivery

  • Developing understanding and encouragement of team's engineering innovation and improvement (XP engineering practices, Dev Ops, etc.)

  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization

  • Developing ability to act as an Agile mentor/coach to other Scrum Masters or any Agile role

  • Agile & Technical Learning: Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training and independent study to further develop self and community

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience

  • At least 1 Year of Agile experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ Years of Agile experience

  • Experience as part of an agile team

  • Scrum Alliance CSM or CSP certification or PMI’s Agile Certified Professional (ACP)

  • PMP, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification

  • SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled agile frameworks)

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

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