Capital One

Agile Delivery Lead

It Manager in Richmond, VA

Posted 2019-04-09

Job Description
In the Agile Delivery Lead role, you'll ensure your teams’ delivery success by leveraging the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc.) to enable predictable, quality delivery while maintaining a focus on the continuous improvement of the team. The Agile Delivery Lead will optimize team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.

General Responsibilities:


Ensures team(s) maintain focus on quality and continuous delivery
Provides visibility into delivery targets, commitments and progress
Be well managed – understand and coach the team on delivery controls/compliance to minimize operational/reputational risk
Understands and supports the product and technical strategies
Understands/stays current on domain architecture and targets to identify upstream/downstream dependencies and to support the team in risk management
Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)
Supports team’s automation (testing, pipelines, deployments)/DevOps journey

Integrates Agile & Lean principles into team practices and work products
Coaches PO/team on backlog refinement and prioritization
Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
Innovates with practices and frameworks through experimentation to improve the team and their delivery
Understands and encourages team's engineering innovation and improvement (XP engineering practices, Dev Ops, etc.)
Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
Acts as an Agile mentor/coach to other Scrum Masters or any Agile role
Agile & Technical Learning: Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training and independent study to further develop self and community
Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree or military experience

At least 3 years of Agile experience
Preferred Qualifications:

At least 5 Years of Agile experience
At least 1 year of experience with Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)
At least 1 year of experience with Jira
At least 1 year of experience with Confluence or Slack
PMP, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification
SAFe certified
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

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Company summary

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.


Exceptional medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug plans, with full coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents; professional development programs; onsite gym, 5 spectacular cafeterias, multiple meeting spots, whiteboard walls, many TV rooms (Texas office); work for a company that thinks and works like a tech company, using their digital fluency to transform everything about the customer experience.

To bending data to Capital One's will, and turning a stodgy industry on its head, which is reflected in their ranking as the number one business technology innovator in the US in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100; work for a company that's changing banking for good—and helping people live their best lives. As they build one of America’s leading information-based technology companies, they'll continue to dream, disrupt, and deliver a better way for their customers, the financial industry, and each other. Relentless innovation is their way of life. Make it yours at Capital One.

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