Scrum Master – Grid Investments | working in a complex IT environment
As a Scrum Master having experience within complex IT environment you ensure the optimum performance of one or more blocks (teams) within the Grid. In fact: you are the servant leader of these blocks. This means that you help your colleagues to create successful multi-skilled teams with self-organizing characteristics and a drive for continuous improvement.
Being a Scrum Master
As a Scrum Master you are responsible for the improvement of your block(s) in terms of (speed of) delivery, quality, cooperation and development. Together with the block, you ensure a mature team in the Agile way of working, CICD and prepare for your moonshot: the DevOps way of working.
Being a Scrum Master at Investments means that
you ensure a proper functioning block in which you pay attention to the personal characteristics of the team members and their interests.
Facilitate activities with other teams (PI-planning or scrum of scrums).
you are a servant leader to the team, so you keep the focus on the optimum performance.
you timely notice impediments within your block, you make sure they are solved, people learn from them and advise the line on impediments in general.
you notice problems and opportunities concerning the composition of the block in an early stage and ensure a good cooperation between colleagues, regardless of where they are located around the globe.
you advise the Engineering Leads on topics related to HR matters and Performance Management based on the knowledge you gain from your involvement in the daily activities of the blocks.
you discuss with your Product Owner(s) how the workforce can deliver in the best way possible.
Challenge team on CI/CD and pipeline automation and beyond.
Continuously seek to find new techniques and ways of working that will help the team.
Your working environment
You will work as a Scrum Master in the CIO Private Banking and Corporate & Institutional Banking. Within the CIO there are several domains consisting of multiple grids. Each grid is a clearly and logically defined cluster of blocks with end-to-end responsibility for one or more product groups, channels or enablers, in this case the most interesting, but also complex one: Investments.
A Block is a multidisciplinary collaborative unit consisting of professionals from the Business Lines and the IT organization, who work together autonomously towards one goal. The Block may consist of a mix of employees of ABN AMRO, IBM (Amsterdam) and TCS (Amsterdam, Mumbai, Bangalore). So, English is the main language. Within the Grid, the Scrum Master reports to the IT Engineering Lead, who in turn reports to the IT Delivery Lead.
You ideally have the following background:
Higher professional education (HBO) graduate
Five year’s relevant work experience in a complex IT environment
Experience as a Scrum Master
More specifically, you have:
Knowledge of software development processes
Affinity with the technical aspects of software development