Scrum Master – Houston, TX

About the team:

Capco is a global management and technology consultancy that specializes in advisory, implementation, and delivery of client-centered solutions across Financial Services, Energy, and Insurance industries. We support modern platform implementations, digital transformations, end-to-end IT delivery, omni-channel standardization, cloud-based data management, and predictive data analytics. Our collaborative and efficient approach helps clients reduce costs and manage risk and regulatory change while increasing revenues. We are thinkers, innovators, and disruptors. We are small enough to care but large enough to matter.

About the Job:

A Scrum Master will work closely with project teams, Product Owners, and client stakeholders to resolve conflicts and remove barriers, ensuring deliverables are on-time and meet quality standards. You will play a key role in the delivery of projects and change initiatives for leading clients across all industries, including but not limited to Gas & Oil, Electric Utilities, Investment Banking, Retail Banking, Wealth and/or Insurance. 

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Manage workstreams leveraging Agile processes, and partner with clients, Product Owners, and project teams to ensure on-time, and on-budget, quality delivery
  • Work alongside Product Owners to refine and groom the product backlog, forecast sprint iterations, and resolve team/stakeholder conflicts
  • Coach individuals in Agile processes and tools
  • Facilitate scrums, and conduct sprint demos and retrospectives
  • Track progress through backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, etc.
  • Drive continual improvement and innovation in the platform and application development process
  • Be responsible as coordinator and fixer of all issues and ensure that the team can deliver with minimal blockers 

What You’ll Bring with You:

  • 5+ years of Agile project management or solution delivery experience
  • Extensive experience leading small teams in an Agile environment, identifying and converting requirements into user stories and acceptance criteria, and effectively communicating between project teams, Product Owners, and stakeholders
  • Intimate knowledge and understanding of Agile and Scrum, with proven experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach
  • Experience implementing best Agile practices and standards, and mentoring/teaching junior practitioners
  • Scrum Master certification (e.g. CSM, PSM, and SSM) is required, and additional SAFe certifications are preferred
  • Must be comfortable working across business and IT domains, including application architecture, and possess the ability to shift between technical analysis and business value discussions.
  • Experience with project management tools (e.g. Jira, Rally, Confluence, Trello, etc.) 
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Why Capco?

You will join a company that supports and encourages an entrepreneurial outlook and independent thinking. Capco is not about organizational charts and layers – we operate with little hierarchy because we want all employees to feel that Capco is their firm.   

We offer highly competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, and a work culture focused on innovation and creation of lasting value for our clients and employees.  

Ready to get started?

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.  This is an opportunity to make a difference and contribute to a highly successful company with a significant growth trajectory.

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