BBVA Compass

PROJECT MANAGER I

1 month ago
Alabama

Responsibilities

Future of Banking

At BBVA, we’re working to make banking better for everyone. That’s where you come in. We’re looking for smart, team-oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience.

 

Learn more below.

 

What will you be doing?

This position will work on the Strategy and Control Development Team Operations team as a Team Coach.  Dev Team Ops is responsible for coordinating all methodologies and best practices for Engineering Development teams and providing comprehensive training, monitoring and remediation for development teams
 
The Development Team Coach will support serve as first line of coaching and support for development team operations and processes.  As such, candidates should have experience in software development teams in either Developer or System Testing roles.  Business Analyst experience will also be considered.
 
The Team Coach candidate should have working knowledge of Agile development philosophies and experience with Scrum team structures.  Also desired, but not required, is an understanding of Dev Ops principles like Continuous Integration and Delivery, Acceptance Test Driven Development and Testing Automation.
 
Additionally, experience with public speaking and group training is desired.  Excellent communication skills all around and ability to focus on many work-streams in a high-demand situation will be needed.
 
 

Responsibilities

  • Leading Agile Teams through all core Agile activities including:
  • Help identify dependencies outside the core Agile team and escalate those to the proper application managers or Agile Champion.
  • Fostering a positive and dynamic team environment.
  • Aid in team decision making, conflict resolution and EMPOWERMENT.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner role, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Provide team-level feedback to the Agile PMO and Champion to further refine the processes involved with rolling out Agile Teams.
  • Conduct Maturity Assessments of existing teams and provide these recommendations for remediation.
    • Sprint       Planning
    • Daily       Stand-ups
    • Sprint       Review
    • Sprint       Retrospectives
  • Provide SME-level consulting to Agile Teams on Agile concepts and practices
  • Facilitate and lead kick-off workshops and training related to team formation and      initial ramp up.
  • Provide direct and contructive feedback to Agile Scrum Master, Product Owner and      Business Analyst on their performance of the responsibilities related to these roles.
  • Work with Agile Champion to contiually develop and improve Agile Methodology, Agile materials and processes.

Qualifications

What you will bring:

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Understanding of all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle, preferably with experience in each.  Must have experience in the gathering, maintaining and tracing of requirements and working with business owners in this area.
  • Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative development, software development process, procedures and methodologies. Able to speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise.
  • Understanding the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team.
  • Understanding incremental delivery and the value of metrics, backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (including active listening) and provide servitude leadership.
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices.
  • Familiarity and some experience in Project Management principles, especially team organization and task management.

 

CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE

  • Candidate has a CSM (Certified SCRUM Master) certification or equivalent experience in dedicated software development teams for 5 years or more

Preferred:

  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II)
  • PMP or CAPM certificate preferred, but not required
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Agile principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of numerous 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)
  • Previous experience as a team lead
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
  • Demonstrate good attention to details, ability to think analytically and independently
  • Knowledge of project management principles and Agile development methodologies
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Project Management and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams with strong written and verbal skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of overall experience in enterprise software development with end users of 1000+ users.
  •  Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

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