Path Forward Returnship - Scrum Master, WinOps

Location: San Francisco, CA (Headquarters)
Category: All Technology
Req ID: R0001517

Description

The Path Forward Return to Work program at LendingClub is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced engineers returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

At LendingClub, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

About Us

LendingClub (NYSE: LC) opened in 2007 with one simple mission: build a more efficient, transparent and customer-friendly alternative to the traditional banking system that offers creditworthy borrowers lower interest rates and investors better returns. Today, we’re the world’s largest online credit marketplace, and we’re radically changing the way lending operates. We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received, including being named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, a CNBC Disruptor 50, and one of The World’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Finance by Fast Company. We’re conveniently located in downtown San Francisco, California.

Why Join Us?

We care about our people. We care about the environment in which our people work. To that end, everything from our policies to our workplaces reflect our mission to create one of the world's best places to work .

The Opportunity

Lending Club is looking for a Scrum Master/Project manager to work with our Corporate Technologies Infrastructure team. The team is a group of highly skilled Infrastructure Engineers working to keep LendingClub’s corporate systems working and innovative. This is a hybrid role that will focus on enabling the team to focus on the technical work while you coordinate their work and help keep them on track. You will spend most of your time on daily Scum activities, keep the team aligned and informed and working to meet their daily goals. Some of the time you will meet with the team’s customers (Primarily other technology teams and information security) to help define incoming requests and make sure that the team has all necessary details. You will own the team’s scrum process and hold regular retrospectives to improve team productivity. In addition, you will use waterfall project management techniques to manage the few large-scale infrastructure projects that we have each year. This is an infrastructure team, not a software development team - Knowledge of servers, storage, and network systems is necessary to be successful.

About the work:

  • Lead daily Scrum Stand-ups
  • Hold weekly meeting with the teams most frequent customers
  • Manage the Team’s work intake process
  • Balance team priorities and workflow
  • Ensure that all work is well defined and documented
  • Manage team tickets
  • Run regular team retrospectives
  • Follow Corporate Technologies Project management process for all projects (2-3/year)

About you:

  • You have a strong drive to deliver value to the business
  • You have emonstrable ability to think customer-first; successful track record in building strategies and technical solutions to customer problems
  • You are open and vocal in your thinking about and within the organization; challenge others to change
  • You have a minimum 2 years’ experience as a Scrum master – preferably in an Infrastructure role
  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Waterfall project methodologies
  • Experience with one or more of the following: infrastructure upgrades and deployments; Data center Management; Windows Active Directory; VMWare VSphere, Cisco Networking; Cisco VIOP; Citrix VDI
  • Understanding of Metrics to inspire change
  • Experience in developing, tracking and managing project budget
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to collaboration; able to work well in a multi-functional, matrix management environment consisting of technology, product management, and business operations
  • Able to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, environment where will take on multiple responsibilities and do what it takes to get things done
  • Agile, PMP or PMI Certification a plus

Lending Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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