Financial Services Scrum Master

Technology · New York, New York
Department Technology
Employment Type Full-Time (US)
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

SoHo Dragon represents a Financial Services firm located in Manhattan, NY. This is a long-term banking project. We are hiring a talented Scrum Master with previous investment banking experience. 



  • Clear English verbal and written communication ability a MUST.
  • Looking to hire a 1099 contractor. Will accept Corp to Corp.
  • Interview process is phone interview and then face to face


Summary: 


Need to hire a scrum master to manage several scrum teams. Previous experience working in Investment Banking and Capital Markets is required. 



Major Responsibilities:  


  • Basic functions of scrum master: Sprint planning, daily scrums, grooming of backlog, retrospectives, managing burn downs, etc.
  • Maintain RAID log for teams under management
  • Work with project team to convey status reports
  • Be capable of balancing PMO milestones with scrum activities by assessing team velocity, blockers and conflicts.
  • Coach and mentor in agile best practices
  • Ability to shield team from outside distractions and interferences


 Requirements:  


  • 5 + years experience as  Scrum Master in Capital Markets
  • Financial background. Prefer knowledge in Derivative products.
  • Technical background. Prefer knowledge in SQL Server, MS Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Experience with Atlassian suite of products (i.e. JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
  • Understand agile approaches (Kanban, Scrum)
  • Familiar with common development practices and the SDLC
  • Ability to multitask several ongoing issues. This involves the ability to assess priority and make appropriate decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective presentation skills


* College degree required.

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time (US)
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    DOE