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Description

Freedom Mortgage is seeking a Scrum Master to become a member of the IT Digital Delivery Office Team.
This position will work with the DDO team and various business groups across the Enterprise to deliver projects timely. The Scrum Master will help drive and coordinate various meetings and documentation, on our internal document management and automation projects.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Initiate, plan and execute projects while monitoring and controlling the project’s sprints to ensure the timely delivery of quality solutions.
  • Work directly with business stakeholders, IT delivery teams (Product Owners, Development, Quality Assurance, and others) to define project objectives and scope.
  • Direct the project throughout the life cycle, partnering with project resources to achieve goals and ensuring established timelines are met.
  • Measure and monitor progress at clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations.
  • Motivate team members and sponsors to accomplish goals and timelines. Communicate and distribute information to project members.
  • Negotiate project plans, time frames, and trade-off with Business Partners, and apprise management of impact to project while appropriately balancing project scope, schedule, budget, quality and risks. Develop, analyze and manage project plans and appropriate project management documentation.
  • Facilitate the scrum ceremonies for the team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • B.S. or B.A. or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree or CSM certification beneficial.
  • Previous experience in Mortgage Banking and/or associated lines of business is highly preferred.
  • Proven track record of completing projects to specifications while dealing with challenges such as cross-team dependencies, changing schedules and constantly evolving requirements.
  • Proven track record of driving multiple teams on parallel projects, balancing resourcing and priorities to meet business needs.
  • Professional development skills such as oral and written communications, teamwork and collaboration, work planning. Ability to present different messaging across all project stakeholders, vendors and team members.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, customer oriented and able to work independently as well as within a team and with internal business and technology partners including executive management.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment.
  • Solid change management, negotiation and facilitation skills.

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