Mortgage Specialist/PM/Scrum Master - job id 33653

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Mortgage Specialist/PM/Scrum Master

$95 - Per Hour IC - Self Incorporated or $84 w2

Downtown, NYC - Financial District

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Perwez Mohamed


(212) 616-4800


(201) 623-9509

A Contract position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2.

Contact Perwez Mohamed. call (212)616-4800 / (201)623-9509 ext.000 or email with the Job Code PM33653 or Click the Apply Now button (Sorry, NO 3rd Party (Subcontract) or 1099 for this position!).

Location: Downtown, NYC - Financial District.

Skills required for the position: MORTGAGES, SCRUM MASTER, JIRA.

Optional (not required):PMP, BROKERAGE

Detailed Info: Position Description

The selected candidate will become a member of the Mortgages group as Program Manager across multiple initiatives and Scrum Master for Agile Projects. This role will report directly to the Executive Director (Mortgages Lead). Responsibilities partner with the Executive Director to:

Plan the delivery of the overall Mortgage program and its activities.

Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program.

Vendor management, including management of security remediation, BCP/DR testing, and application upgrades.

Coordination of internal audits and regulatory (e.g., OCC, CFPB) exams.

Serve as an Agile Scrum Master leading the Agile development process; responsibilities include

Build Plan ownership, Sprint Planning, hosting of daily scrum calls, and managing the defects/blockers in the sprint process.

Promote Agile culture, values, behaviors, and principles within the development team and client organization.

Plan and conduct Agile meetings/ceremonies (e.g., Daily Stand Up, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, etc.).

Create a collaborative team environment and provide constructive feedback in order to drive Agile maturity.

Review and manage backlog items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate.

Maintain team metrics and report project and program statuses (e.g., velocity/burn down charts, financial status, issues/risks, etc.) on a regular basis to the project team, Product Owner, and to senior stakeholders.

Coordinate project activities (e.g., sprint planning and execution, documenting risks and issues, reporting financials, etc.) and balance workload for onshore and offshore development managers, developers, and Product Owners.

Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities to improve Agile performance.

Partner with Agile Coaches to identify and implement team Agile training requirements.

Development/Computing Environment: Required Skills:

Residential mortgage origination experience.

Minimum 5-10 years in a large complex banking organization or major consulting organization acting in a formal project management capacity. Ability to develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents; including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path.

Highly versed in various development methodologies; especially Agile software development. (e.g., JIRA, etc.).

Proficient with MS Office applications: Excel, MS Project, Visio, Word, and PowerPoint.

Ability to proactively manage change in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans.

Desired Skills:

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification

PMP certification.


The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 33653