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Scrum Master/Project Manager -Jersey City, NJ OR Charlotte, NC

Bank of America | Charlotte NC 28255 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/15/2019

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Manages projects limited in scope to LOB products, processes or functions although some may have cross-functional or inter-departmental implications. Serves as secondary contact to senior department managers for critical change initiatives and provides assistance to staff. Partners with the business to develop and transition plans, including ongoing success measures, to sustain the change. Accountable for initiatives limited in scope to department products, processes or functions although some may have cross-functional or inter-departmental implications. Accountable for analyzing present-state, developing alternative future-state approaches and facilitating implementation. Plans, organizes, monitors and controls projects using appropriate tools and techniques to ensure efficient and effective project completion. Develop and socialize potential risk mitigation strategies. Effectively communicates with managers, peers and business partners on deliverables, timelines and support needed. Partners with the business to develop and transition plans, including ongoing success measures, to sustain the change. Responsible for Clarity and PCM updates and project documents. Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. Typically 3+ plus years of project management support experience.

Enterprise Risk Finance Technology (ERFT):

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.


Scrum Master / Project Manager will be part of the Global Technology & Operations team supporting Global Compliance, Operational Risk, and Enterprise Independent Testing, working on Agile Projects.  Scrum Master / Project Manager is a dual role managing Scrum as well as managing the project end-to-end. Responsible for being Agile and leading the team to transform to the Agile practice.  In parallel, ensuring all Enterprise Change Standards are met.


  • Responsible for leading the Agile team and applying Scrum to achieve business value 
  • Facilitate Scrum routines and corresponding with management as needed
  • Work with the Agile team to remove impediments
  • Managing the Agile Tool for tracking work (JIRA or Rally)
  • Manage governance routines that consists of Tollgates (DEDB), updating project repositories, and required documentation.
  • Manage financial forecast and variances
  • Create, maintain and execute project plans
  • Integrate with project, technology and business partners to manage the projects and be proactive in gathering status updates from partners, while minimizing impact
  • Execute on Enterprise Change Management requirements
  • Facilitate communication, influence and negotiate both vertically and horizontally to obtain agreement between partners
  • Establish and provide supporting documentation for governance routines
  • Establish status templates and weekly status update routines

Required Skills:

  • 3 to 5yrs Project Management + Scrum Master Experience - Scrum Master Certification is preferred Experience with Scrum master, Agile, Jira
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and framework (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Ability to lead and influence team in adopting the Agile principles
  • Ability to ensure the correct use of Scrum process.
  • Ability to manage complex project(s) simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to foster strong collaboration among team members and help team solve problems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills analytical and presentation skills; ability to synthesize complex data into actionable presentations / reports and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients
  • Self-motivation, self-direction, organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities without sacrificing quality or timelines
  • Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills
  • High level of credibility with executives and business partners; demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate, and drive to results
  • High level understanding of BAC Enterprise Change Standards is a plus
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision"
  • 5+ years’ experience in Agile; Project management experience

Desired Skills:

  • JIRA experience is a plus
  • Scrum Master Certification is preferred


1st shift (United States of America)

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Location Charlotte, NC, 28255, United States
Categories Project Management

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