Project Manager-IT Senior at USAA

Posted in Project Management about 1 month ago.

Location: Plano, Texas

Job Description:
Purpose of Job We are currently seeking talented Project Manager - IT Scrum Master - Senior Level for our Plano, TX facility.

Job Requirements
ABOUT USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans to apply.

ABOUT USAA IT

Our most important qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 11 million members who rely on us every day.

We are over 3,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on Agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.

See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets our purpose:

USAA Information Technology: A Realistic Preview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=BefdTd4hu9U

PURPOSE OF POSITION

USAA Scrum Masters facilitate and promote the effective use of the scrum development methodology. When done right, the use of agile and scrum techniques transforms the development process, allowing teams to quickly deliver value. Every story, iteration, and retrospective becomes an opportunity to collaboratively hear from our customers about what matters most.

It is an exciting, fast-paced process, requiring Scrum Masters to leverage all their knowledge of agile and scrum, along with leadership and team-building skills, to create high-performing teams on a mission to serve our members.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

USAA Scrum Masters are servant leaders who guide, coach, and educate product owners and development teams through story development, iterations, retrospectives, product backlog management, and decision making, all while keeping our members first in mind.

You will creatively promote and lead an open, transparent, and respectful team environment, and apply your knowledge of agile and scrum to help teams on their journey to continuous improvement. You will lead your team through the scrum process, removing any impediments blocking progress as they work to provide our members with exceptional products.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) majors, or 4+ years of equivalent work experience in IT
  • 6+ years of equivalent work experience in IT involving continuous process improvement, project management, business requirements and analysis, and/or technical proficiency


PREFERRED
  • 6+ years of relevant experience with Agile
  • Knowledge of multiple technical software delivery life cycles
  • Advanced knowledge of business management methodology, change management theory and practices and process engineering methodologies.
  • Preferred certifications of Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Professional (ACP), Safe Program Consultant (SPC), Safe Agilist (SA).


DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS

USAA IT Scrum Masters enable teams to create innovative solutions that impact our members by championing continuous improvement. Collectively, we are:
• Curious and excited by new ideas
• Fluent in the agile mindset
• Energized by a fast-paced environment
• Focused on the team
• Able to understand and translate business needs into leading-edge technology
• Community-focused, dependable and committed
• Exceptionally detail-oriented

BENEFITS

USAA's most valuable resource is our 28,000+ employees. We promote a culture of diversity and inclusion, encouraging varied perspectives and ideas.

Our team enjoys world-class benefits, pay and highly competitive reward opportunities, including comprehensive healthcare, wellness and wealth building programs, employee resource groups, 401K matching dollar-for-dollar up to 8% of pay, career planning and continuing education.

We promote a strong work-life balance with a variety of on-site services and conveniences depending on location, including a daycare, health center and pharmacy, multiple dining options, company stores, covered parking and free fitness centers. USAA is a casual dress environment.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen.

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