Project Manager Scrum Master

Company Details

Fannie Mae

Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to modernize the nations housing finance system while being part of an inclusive team using new, emerging technologies. Here, you will help lead our industry forward, enhance your technical expertise, and make your career.

Job Description

The Project Manager/Scrum Master can deliver the following responsibilities:

  • Utilize the Scrum process and Agile practices to help structure the work in Jira and reporting structures

  • Maintain and ensure product vision and goals are met and communicate product workflow to keep colleagues informed every step of the way

  • Identify organizational roadblocks that limit team productivity and quality, and provide meaningful feedback to the team, so we can improve, innovate, and move forward

  • Collaborate with the team on the implementation and continuous improvement of Agile practices

  • Leadership and Ownership of ongoing reporting

  • Help facilitate the SAFe/ART events and PI processes and assist the teams in delivering value, communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement

  • Strong experience in developing Jira reports and dashboards using JIRA and eazyBI for project execution status and leadership reporting

  • Track and manage JIRA architectural tasks, collate backlogs for PI’s, status updates and provide summary reports to the leadership team timely and accurately

Minimum Required Experiences

  • 4 years

Desired Experiences

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • PMP
  • Certified Scrum Master

THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKE
The Support and Tools – Scrum Master – Lead Associate role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:
As a valued colleague on our team, you will provide expert advice and guidance to the team on the Scrum process and product lifecycle, train team members in understanding and using Agile methodologies, and define product scope and goals.

Qualifications


THE EXPERIENCE YOU BRING TO THE TEAM

  • Guide team members on how to use the Scrum process and Agile practices.
  • Lead team members to ensure product vision and goals are met, and communicate product workflow to keep colleagues informed every step of the way.
  • Identify organizational roadblocks that limit team productivity and quality, and provide feedback to management, so we can improve, innovate, and move forward.
  • Lead team members on the continuous improvement of Agile practices.


Skills

  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

  • Skilled in generating innovative ideas to improve the overall work or culture of the team

  • Managing Agile projects

  • Facilitating Scrum Ceremonies

  • Knowledge of Lean Portfolio Management/SAFe principles and best practices

  • Skilled in documentation and database reporting for the purposes of analysis, data discovery, and decision-making with the use of relevant software such as easyBI, PowerBI, Excel, or SSRS

  • Adept at managing project plans, resources, capacity planning to ensure successful project completion

  • Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand

  • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions

  • Experience helping an organization to plan and manage change in effort to meet strategic objectives

  • Leadership reporting using JIRA Dashboard Reporting and Confluence

  • Ability to Plan and execute Program Increments (PI)

Tools

  • Good understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings, development, and networking platforms

  • Expertise in Microsoft Project Server, SharePoint and Confluence

  • Experience using JIRA, Confluence, JIRA Dashboard reports

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel/Analyzing data

  • Skilled in SQL, Python, JQL

Additional Information

In response to COVID-19, Fannie Mae has adapted our workplace and hiring processes to better safeguard our employees, candidates, and new hires. We understand that this is an unprecedented situation and Fannie Mae is committed to creating protocols for these processes that are agile and conform with federal, state, and local health administration guidance. While the company’s operating status for on-site work is currently voluntary, the majority of Fannie Mae’s workforce is remote until further notice. We continue to conduct all interviews and onboarding virtually. In addition, all employees who wish to come on site must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and enter their vaccination information into a confidential HR system before arriving at the facility, unless they have an approved accommodation. Click here to go directly to information about accommodations.

The future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at careers.fanniemae.com.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at [email protected]
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