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Agile Scrum Master / Project Manager

Open Lending
Austin, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Lenders Protection is a unique auto lending enablement platform utilizing proprietary data and advanced decisioning analytics that provides lenders with a powerful and safe way to increase near and non-prime auto loan volumes that achieve higher yields without adding significant risk to their loan portfolio.

We are seeking an Agile Scrum Master to organize a fast-growing product team through the establishment of scaled agile methodologies. This person would also be responsible for managing feature requests, coordinating efforts to align with business deadlines, and overseeing software releases across product services and solutions. This position requires excellent communication skills with business stakeholders, internal product teams, and the entire organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as Scrum Master and overall Project Manager (Scrum of Scrums Master) across agile product teams
  • Facilitate cross-departmental IT initiatives that involve Infrastructure, Security, and/or data teams
  • Educate, advise, and implement agile framework methodologies that support the growth and expansion of the product department across different scrum/Kanban teams
  • Establish product team priorities and plan schedule based on team velocity and business deadlines
  • Facilitate standard scrum ceremonies such as backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily standups, reviews, and retrospectives
  • Communicate with stakeholders across the organization, business partners, and clients on business initiatives in the product backlog
  • Collaborate closely with product development teams and business analysts to ensure all business requirements are identified, deadlines are understood, and work organized accordingly
  • Identify relevent metrics and build reports or automated dashboards using JIRA, Power BI, and SmartSheets
  • Admin project management tools
  • Use analytics and data to make informed decisions

Requirements

REQUIRED

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or some related field
  • 5+ years experience with agile software development
  • 3+ years experience with agile product leadership (Scrum Master, Project Manager, Product Owner)
  • Experience with scaled Agile methodologies and growing product teams
  • Experience working on cross-department initiatives and projects
  • Enthusiasm for learning the Lenders Protection product
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience documenting new features for both external and internal stakeholders

RECOMMENDED

  • Experience working with credit unions and/or banks, preferred. If you have lending or underwriting experience is a plus, please call this out in your cover letter.
  • Data analytics or business intelligence experience (Tableau, Power BI, etc)
  • Agile Scrum Master Certification
  • Software Development experience (Java, etc)
  • Experience with Atlassian products, especially JIRA and Confluence

Benefits

Open Lending offers a casual and fun work environment with a competitive compensation package including an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, 401(k) and PTO.

Open Lending was named #5 to the exclusive Austin Business Journal's Best Places to Work list and repeatedly named as one of the fastest 50 growing companies in central Texas. Open Lending has also been named as one of the 18 Big Data companies you should know in Austin. This is an opportunity to make a huge impact at a hot, profitable company on a widely adopted software product.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Open Lending

Address

Austin, TX
USA

Industry

Technology

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