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Senior Scrum Master

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 56041 

Areas of Interest: Information Services 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

The Senior Scrum Master will support multiple delivery teams within a fast-paced product development driven environment. This role is intended to help a team of problem solvers achieve their goals as high performing product delivery teams, creating a culture of self-organization and continued improvement. The person in this role ensures clear communication and organization of the team, and coaching of team members in all aspects of the standard Agile/Scrum process.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Enables Scrum as a software development framework for IT delivery teams. Facilitates all Scrum events and ceremonies including Sprint planning, Grooming, Retrospective, Refinement and daily stand-ups. Works cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution. Ensures clearly defined responsibilities and accountability for key program/project roles. Guides the team in the setting of realistic objectives for Feature and Sprint delivery timeframes and continually manages project expectations with team and stakeholders. Coaches the team to improve and to work as a self-organizing team. Facilitates team effectiveness and efficiency by removing impediments, mediating through conflicts, helping teams to make decisions and adhering to continuous improvement principles. Proactively identifies risks to the attainment of Feature and Sprint goals and engages the team in mitigating risks. Communicates, influences and negotiates both vertically and horizontally in support of team objectives. Fosters speed, innovation and encourages continuous improvement. Tracks and monitors team’s progress towards Roadmap and Sprint objectives via Agile metrics reports and delivers input to status reports as required. Provides input to help identify and form future Agile teams.
  2. Actively builds and contributes to the Company’s expanding Agile Community acting as a change agent by leading and supporting individuals in their Agile journey. Continuously broadens capabilities to effectively apply Agile techniques and improve coaching and mentoring skills. Demonstrates continuous improvement and encourages other Agile team members to do the same.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related discipline
  • Achieved Certified Scrum Master Certification or SAFe Scrum Master Certification
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience with broad range of technical and business environments
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Scrum Master leading mature Agile Scrum teams
  • Experience with Agile Toolsets (Atlassian tool suite, specifically JIRA and Confluence)
  • Demonstrated ability scaling Agile to the enterprise level and operating in an environment that requires cross team/department collaboration
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies with demonstrated experience coordinating team work flow in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Working knowledge of software development life cycles
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and create a clear, coherent approach to guide effective program/initiative setup, execution, and control
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize sound business judgement and tailor approach to drive optimal business outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to influence change within an organization
  • Self-motivation, discipline, task focus, and a proven record of delivering high quality results within strict deadlines as well as within budget
  • Intellectual curiosity; superior problem-solving abilities and attention to detail; and prompt follow-through
  • Strong leadership skills and experience effectively collaborating with highly technical teams

BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!
 

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
 
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Please contact recruiting_coordinators@bokf.com with any questions. 


TOP 3 REASONS TO APPLY


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority for us.


  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment



ABOUT BOK FINANCIAL


BOK Financial is an award-winning regional banking powerhouse and one of the top 25 banks in the U.S, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

We seek to continually foster and support the principles and values of our company by promoting an environment that is inclusive of the diverse values, opinions, experience, culture and needs of our employees, clients and communities.

FACTS:

  • 5,100 employees
  • 28 Years of financial profitability
  • $42+ billion in assets
  • $5.8 million in charitable contributions in 2019 and $86 million since the start of the BOKF Foundation in 1998