Scrum Master – Open to Remote job vacancy in UMB Financial Corporation (Kansas City, MO)

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Company name : UMB Financial Corporation
Location : Kansas City, MO
Position : Scrum Master – Open to Remote

Description :
Be part of something more.

A majority of our time is spent “at work.” We believe that time most meaningful when it’s spent around people who care about you and who challenge you. We hire people who know how to make good decisions, because we won’t be constantly looking over your shoulder—you’ll be empowered to do what’s right for our customers. Most importantly, we’re a partner. We partner with our associates to help them thrive personally and professionally. We partner with our communities and the organizations that support them. And, we partner with our customers to create an experience they won’t find elsewhere.

Are you ready to be part of something more?

You’re more than a means to an end—a way to help us meet the bottom line. UMB isn’t comprised of workers, but of people who care about their work, one another and their community. Expect more than the status quo. At UMB, you can expect
more heart. You’ll be valued for exactly who you are and encouraged to support causes you care about. Expect
more trust. We want you to do the right thing, no matter what. And, expect
more opportunity. UMBers are known for having multiple careers here and having their voices heard.

Our Enterprise Solutions & Services Architecture development team within our API Solutions organization provides enterprise service development and Tier 2 support. We work closely with our business partners in developing new web applications, enhancing existing ones, and building enterprise services for our different line of business. At UMB, we have over a century of experience, and we constantly push the boundaries using the latest technologies and processes to bring the best products to our customers and partners.

As a Scrum Master, you perform an integral role in the delivery of new software systems and enhancements to existing systems. You will serve as an Agile practitioner and coach and manage the deployment of the Agile methodology throughout the API Solutions organization. In this role, you will be helping keep our team’s work organized and prioritized while maintaining communication with project stakeholders on the status of our team’s progress.

Our Enterprise Solutions & Services Architecture development team thrives in an outside-the-box thinking to derive the best technical solutions to meet our business strategies. We share ideas and fully support each other to achieve these goals. Trust and open communication are the cornerstones of how we roll, and we have plenty of fun while doing it! Self-education, peer consultation, mentoring and formal training/seminars are some of the methods that we share information and knowledge.

How you’ll spend your time:

Lead, train and coach the API Solutions organization in its Scrum adoption.

Plan and advise Scrum implementations within API Solutions including hosting stand ups daily, retrospectives, and sprint planning.

Assist the Scrum Team focus on creating high-value increments including removing any impediments to the Scrum Team’s progress.

Ensure adherence to quality IT standards and review project deliverables.

Communicate issues, actions, timeframes, and project outcomes to the stakeholders including the product manager and PMO for ongoing understanding and support of the project.

We’re excited to talk with you if:

You have Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related disciplines and at least 5 years of IT experience OR at least 7 years of IT experience.

You have at least 2 years of Scrum Master / Project Lead level experience. Scrum Master certification is a plus.

You have advanced knowledge for designing, planning, estimating, scoping, setting expectations, testing and implementing solutions while managing risk.

You have strong ability to lead a team including but not limited to Application Architects, Business Analysts, QA Engineers, DevOps and Developers.

You are able to collaborate with other UMB departments to establish and guide a cross functional project team to achieve objectives with quality and on time.

You have proven ability to influence and help with the adoption of Agile.

You have experience facilitate change management activities aimed at consistent adoption of agile best practices and continuous improvement across the organization.

You have experience in conducting research and leveraging new techniques that will provide value to a team/enterprise.

You have experience with TFS or relevant experience with similar technology like Jira.

Open to qualified remote candidates.

The pay range for a candidate selected for this position who is based in Colorado is typically $72,870 to $135,450 annually. The selected candidate’s actual pay will be based on various factors, including but not limited to work location, qualifications, and experience, so the actual starting pay for the selected candidate may be above or below this range. The successful candidate will also be eligible to participate in one or more incentive plans based on company and individual performance.

UMB offers competitive and varied benefits to its associates including Paid Time Off; a 401(k) matching program; annual incentive pay; paid holidays; a comprehensive company sponsored benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, and other insurance coverage; health savings, flexible spending, and dependent care accounts; adoption assistance; an Employee Assistance Program; fitness reimbursement; tuition reimbursement; an associate wellbeing program; an associate emergency fund; and various associate banking benefits.


UMB and its affiliates are committed to inclusion and diversity and provide employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to
or call
816-860-7972 to let us know the nature of your request.

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