his role will report directly to the Executive Director (Mortgages Lead). Responsibilities partner with the Executive Director to:
Plan the delivery of the overall Mortgage program and its activities.
Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program.
Vendor management, including management of security remediation, BCP/DR testing, and application upgrades.
Coordination of internal audits and regulatory (e.g., OCC, CFPB) exams.
Serve as an Agile Scrum Master leading the Agile development process; responsibilities include
Build Plan ownership, Sprint Planning, hosting of daily scrum calls, and managing the defects/blockers in the sprint process.
Promote Agile culture, values, behaviors, and principles within the development team and client organization.
Plan and conduct Agile meetings/ceremonies (e.g., Daily Stand Up, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, etc.).
Create a collaborative team environment and provide constructive feedback in order to drive Agile maturity.
Review and manage backlog items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate.
Maintain team metrics and report project and program statuses (e.g., velocity/burn down charts, financial status, issues/risks, etc.) on a regular basis to the project team, Product Owner, and to senior stakeholders.
Coordinate project activities (e.g., sprint planning and execution, documenting risks and issues, reporting financials, etc.) and balance workload for onshore and offshore development managers, developers, and Product Owners.
Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities to improve Agile performance.
Partner with Agile Coaches to identify and implement team Agile training requirements.
Minimum 5-10 years in a large complex banking organization or major consulting organization acting in a formal project management capacity.
Technical project background in integration, development, testing, and/or infrastructure.
Ability to develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents; including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path.
Experience estimating resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
Ability to proactively manage change in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans.
Detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, and ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Ability to effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Excellent relationship management, communication, teamwork, and influence skills; ability to operate at senior levels in both written and verbal communications.
Residential mortgage origination experience.
Highly versed in various development methodologies; especially Agile software development.
Strong familiarity with Agile project management software/tools (e.g., JIRA, etc.).
Proficient with MS Office applications: Excel, MS Project, Visio, Word, and PowerPoint.
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
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