Principal Associate, Agile Delivery Lead
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
Job ID: R118438

77 West Wacker Dr (35012), United States of America, Chicago, Illinois

Principal Associate, Agile Delivery Lead

Mainstreet is the foundation of Capital One and its largest consumer segment. As an Agile Delivery Lead, you will be joining an incredibly talented and dedicated team of more than 10 Agilists that lead, serve, facilitate, and coach our Mainstreet technology teams to help consumers use credit wisely, achieve financial stability, and become lifelong savers and investors to help realize Capital One's mission to Change Banking for Good. In this role, you will be supporting two Agile Delivery Teams building Capital One's new installment lending platform, an exciting new space for the company with opportunities for rapid growth and professional development.

As an Agile Delivery Lead, you'll ensure your teams' delivery success by leveraging the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/SAFe) to enable predictable, quality delivery while maintaining a focus on the continuous improvement of the team. The Scrum Master will facilitate the optimization of 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 while building a team culture of continuous improvement and experimentation.

  • Excellent communication skills, facilitation skills, able to collaborate, plan, execute and follow-up on meetings at the team level

  • Able to actively participate in the creation and maintenance of a unified Product/Tech initiative roadmap that aligns with business goals

  • Participate with Product, Ops, Design and Tech stakeholders to identify dependencies, craft delivery strategies, and involve customers in early, incremental delivery of consumable solutions

  • Apply facilitation and dependency management techniques to drive delivery through planning, collaboration, and coordination

  • Facilitate story / epic level backlog refinement and prioritization and provide monitoring and status tracking support for cross-team initiatives

  • Ensure impediments are visible and tracked through to resolution, escalating when necessary.

  • Leverage Productivity Tools to influence better ways to radiate team information and identify improvement opportunities

  • Supports team's automation (testing, pipelines, deployments)/DevOps journey

  • Understand and coach their teams to adopt development methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, XP)

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of Agile Delivery experience utilizing Scrum, Kanban or SAFe methodologies

  • At least 3 years of Technology Project Delivery experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scrum Alliance CSM, CSP certification or PMI's Agile Certified Professional (ACP)

  • 3+ years of agile delivery experience utilizing Scrum, Kanban or SAFe frameworks

  • Experience with JIRA Align

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; Newark, New Jersey Ordinance 12-1630; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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