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Scrum Master

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Missouri, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CityWhen you join the Federal Reserve—the nation's central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with leading tech professionals to strengthen and protect our economic, financial and payments systems. We dedicate more than $1 billion to technology each year to support the Federal Reserve and our economy, and we’re building a dynamic and diverse team for our future.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (FRBKC) is seeking a Scrum Master to join the Do Not Pay (DNP) program. FRBKC supports the development, application operations and project management office of the DNP web-based portal. The DNP portal is a resource for federal agencies and federally funded state administered programs to identify, prevent, and recover improper payments.

This position is seeking an individual who has a proven track record of supporting complex technology projects, as well as a servant leader that can enable the team to work effectively to deliver on priorities. Additionally, this position is seeking an individual with strong analytical and project management skills who can help to ensure program metrics and deliverables are proactively monitored and communicated to program leadership and stakeholders.

Key Activities:

  • Enacts Agile/Scrum principles as the Scrum Master on projects and programs in partnership with other Scrum Masters, the development team, Product Owner, Business Analyst, and project leadership.

  • Guides the team in prioritizing work based upon knowledge of customer requirements, project schedule, and various dependencies.

  • Facilitates various Agile ceremonies including stand-ups, retro discussions, and sprint planning.

  • Maintains roadmaps, milestones, risks, and deadlines for deliverables and proactively communicates progress to project leadership. Provides clear and regular visibility and transparency to project leadership and stakeholders on progress and status.

  • Works with stakeholders to identify, develop, and maintain key program metrics.

  • Effective facilitator and can brainstorm with the team to generate solutions that address challenges and roadblocks to deliver value to customers.

  • Scope of contacts involves frequent interaction with internal and external project sponsors, stakeholders, project teams, and peers. Reports to, advises, and works closely with multiple project sponsors across business line, the System, and/or the Treasury. Nature of interactions includes facilitating, directing and influencing project teams, and building, navigating, and maintaining collaborative customer and stakeholder relationships. May routinely interact and build relationships with senior executives.


  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in computer science, project management, business administration, or information technology from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience.

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or other related certifications preferred.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to articulate and explain complex technical concepts to non-technical individuals.

  • Strong analytical, project management, and problem-solving skills with the ability to lead through influence.

  • Motivated and organized self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Agile experience preferred.

Additional Information

  • Location(s):

    • Hybrid – Kansas City

    • Remote Eligible – No

  • Screening Requirements: United States citizenship is required for this position. This position has additional screening requirements due to the information accessed while preforming the job. These additional screenings would be initiated at the time of offer acceptance and can take up to a couple of months to be completed. You can begin work before the screening is completed; however, continued employment is contingent on acceptable screening results. The areas screened may include education/employment verification, criminal history, credit history, and reference checks.

  • Sponsorship: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future this time, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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Project Management Family

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The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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