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Principal Agile Program Manager

Company: Discover
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Discover. A brighter future.With us, you'll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it - we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine. Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork, and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career. As a Principal Agile Program Manager, you will leverage your deep understanding of agile principles and modern software product development process to shape how we work, learn, and innovate. You leverage your Agile management skillset to continuously evolve product development process to reduce waste and improve efficiency. You will also help build strong communities and shape our culture of continuous learning and continuous improvement. Actively manages and escalates risk and customer-impacting issues within the day-to-day role to management. Responsibilities Ensure clear alignment of work against objective and key results/goals to empower product teams to deliver key results. In partnership with Business Director/Business Technology Director.Partner with the Tech Anchors, Scrum Masters, SPO, PO's and BTD's to drive maturity of our CraftWorx practices within a product family, supported by Discover Technology Academy(DTA)Train, mentor, and coach their product family to mature product team practices in alignment with DTA playbooks.Building community, foster inter-team collaboration with a culture of continuous learning and continuous improvement across the Product Families.Facilitate coordination and collaboration of product families/teams to maximize the flow of work within complex Products.Optimize the flow of work from ideation to delivery within Product Family(s) and across multiple agile teams. o Removal of systemic impediments.Dependency Management across product area/family/team to guide the org to deliver high quality value. o Foster adoption of the CraftWorx/single Agile Way of Working standardsBe the champion of agile delivery practices within a product family supported by Discover Technology Academy(DTA)Optimizes the flow of work across multiple agile teams throughout product development life cycle Motivates and enables others to take accountability to streamline product delivery process, efficiently manage large and complex products launches across multiple teams Leverages data and metrics to derive insights and continuously identify and drive improvement opportunities to fruition across the product familyLeads the charge on building community, foster inter-team collaboration and the culture of continuous learning and continuous improvement across the entire Value Stream Collaborates with Discover Technology Academy to create, contribute and teach through immersive learning experiences that support delivery of products, services, solutions, and capabilities Play a key role in federating Discover Tech Academy Dojo Factory capabilities Minimum Qualifications At a minimum, here's what we need from you: Bachelors - Computer Science or Business or related 6+ Years - Project Management, Agile or Related Preferred Qualifications If we had our say, we'd also look for: 8+ Years - Project Management, Agile or Related What are you waiting for? Apply today!All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights)

Keywords: Discover, Arlington Heights , Principal Agile Program Manager, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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