Scrum Master in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job #:  839907

Hybrid Scrum master/ Tech BA Role


Job Description:


Work closely Global QzTrades Development teams on supporting QzTrades (Horizontal Cross Asset Trades and Position System) trade repository infrastructure and managing scrum process. He / She needs to have a good understanding of FICC/Global Markets products, trade capture process and have a good communication skillsets to collaborate with global development teams on global platform involving different LOB (line of business) within GBAM.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform Scrum Master duties and cover Agile Sprint responsibilities including running sprint planning, daily standup, sprint retrospective, etc.
  • He / She should also be responsible for helping the team managing backlog and maintaining story quality.
  • Coordinate release content and schedule, assist LOB test and consumer sign-off 
  • be able to debug python code to analyze issues and run data analysis.
  • Good problem solving skills and able to come up with logical solution for business problem.
  • May perform additional responsibility as Business Analyst for QzTrades platform, interacting with global LOB teams on queries, running projects/initiatives.


Desirable Skills:

  • Strong Quartz platform understanding including Deal/Instrument Model.
  • Strong communicator - able to convert business feedback into technology solutions;
  • Good knowledge on open source python language;
  • Extensive experience of full stack software development lifecycle, QA automation is a plus;
  • Quick learner with intellectual curiosity and courage to challenge the status quo;
  • Good team player, able to work effectively with people across regions, work independently with minimal supervision.