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Scrum Master - Data Product Development

Company: Visa
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Data Product Development group is a key component of Visa's Technology organization that provides the enabling technology and processes to manage Visa's data assets and deliver value added information products and services to customers. Areas of focus include Business Intelligence and Analytics, Marketing Services, Commercial Card, Fraud/Authentication and Risk. The portfolio comprises of over 90 data products for various external clients and internal lines of business. We provide services on behalf of traditional bank customers to millions of cardholders and merchants around the world. Our application development is on the cutting edge of technology, and we are viewed as innovative leaders within our industry. Our Scrum Masters are highly visible leaders, building bridges across Visa to ensure projects are effectively developed, integrated and deployed with quality and on time delivery into our production systems. *Essential Duties and Responsibilities* * Accountable for the end-to-end planning and execution of one or more projects and/or Agile teams. Lead and negotiate scope, schedule, budget, risks, deployments and communications for projects and initiatives. * Coach multiple teams through the software development life cycle using Agile, Scrum, and Lean practices and work cross-functionally throughout the company to ensure projects are developed and deployed with quality and timely delivery into our production systems. * Ask thoughtful questions to help our customers, product owners, and product managers to maximize ROI and meet company objectives. Understand product strategy and benefits of key deliverables in area of responsibility. * Work with product owner to promote and contribute to the improvement of the product backlog * Facilitate sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily stand-up meetings, reviews/demos, retrospectives, and other scrum ceremonies * Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution * Coach team in estimation techniques * Shield the team from outside distractions and interferences * Track and remove impediments for the team * Develop metrics and reports using Rally/ Jira to help the team understand its health and progress and to set goals * Lead and coach team in its Agile adoption * Lead Agile release planning * Ensure clear communication and collaboration among the Product Owner and members of the Development team Basic Qualifications: --- Two years of relevant work experience with Bachelor's Degree (equivalent experience) in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD) Preferred Qualifications: --- 3 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or more than 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) --- 3+ years of Scrum Master experience --- 5+ years relevant Program/Project Management experience --- Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, TDD, Continuous Delivery, Pairing, Automated Testing --- Good prioritization, negotiation and communication skills --- Experience with other Lean/Agile framework and methods, i.e.: Kanban, SAFe, XP, etc --- Strong written and oral communication skills --- Decisive but inclusive decision making in a fast-paced environment --- Ability to work independently with light supervision --- Proficient in at least one agile project management tool: Rally, Jira, Version One, etc. Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. *_Work Hours:_* Varies upon the needs of the department *_Travel Requirements:_* This position requires travel 5-10% of the time. *_Mental/Physical Requirements:_* This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers. Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law. Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

Keywords: Visa, San Mateo , Scrum Master - Data Product Development, IT / Software / Systems , San Mateo, California

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