Scrum Master

Chicago, IL /
Chicago Headquarters – Product Strategy /
Full-Time
At Amount we have a thriving culture and possess a truly entrepreneurial spirit. We value innovation and individual voices, we are committed to active inclusion and diversity, and we support each other's growth. Most importantly, we’re always ready to hustle!


Amount is seeking a Scrum Master. The right candidate for the role is highly motivated by managing complex technical projects and seeing them come to completion. Core responsibilities include planning, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to deliver projects to completion. This person will work closely with business stakeholders, engineering leaders and product managers to execute high impact technical projects.

If you’re ready to thrive in a fast-paced environment, come join an organization with visionary leadership and FinTech disruptors.  With your help, we will continue to reinvent banking by helping our Amount platform.

What you'll work on:

    • Facilitate all agile ceremonies (sprint planning, daily standups, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives etc.)
    • Lead scrum teams with a focus on ensuring successful implementation
    • Maintain an organized project using project management tools (e.g., JIRA)
    • Be the key interface with engineering leads to estimate work, define project milestones and deliverables
    • Partner with engineering, product, and business leadership to build highly collaborative teams and to enhance communication across teams and stakeholders
    • Provide guidance and direction required for meeting project objectives

Who you are:

    • 2+ years of Scrum Master or agile product management experience
    • Experience managing complex technical projects to completion
    • Strong understanding of agile software development life cycle methodology
    • Technical aptitude and ability to understand technical designs, challenges and risks
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in a fast-paced start-up environment
    • Strong collaborator and willingness to go above and beyond
    • Familiarity with agile software management and collaboration tools like GitHub and JIRA
    • Certified Scrum Master (Nice-to-have)
About Us

Amount is a technology company focused on accelerating the world’s transition to digital financial services. We create technology experiences that help financial institutions better understand their customers while enabling them to live their best financial lives. We aim to make it easier for financial institutions to provide greater access and smarter tools, so everyone has the opportunity to tackle the financial challenges they face. Our technology is shaping the future of financial services by enabling our partners to better understand and serve their customers, and we are looking for talented team members to join us on the journey.

Our values:

Optimistic: We believe technology has the power to improve the financial lives of everyone. 
Teamwork: We make the best technology work for our clients by working together. 
Risk Aware: We understand the impacts of each and every decision we make in our high risk industry. 
Integrity: We work honestly and undivided in our commitment to make more possible. 
Eager: We are self-starters, fully engaged and committed to pushing great ideas forward quickly and responsibly.
Respectful: We honor diversity, value inclusion, and create an environment of belonging for people of all backgrounds. 
Committed: We are dedicated to the highest standard for our partners, their customers, and our people. 
Curious: We seek to understand the core of each problem, enabling us to find the right solution. 

Benefits and Perks:

In light of COVID-19, we have transitioned to working fully remote, within the United States, temporarily.  We will continue to work remote in accordance with the CDC and local health authorities' recommendations.  Please consider that this position will not be remote long-term and our expectation is that this individual will join us in our Chicago or LA office when it is safe to do so. Note: International work is not permitted at this time.

Enjoy each other's company over virtual happy hours, yoga and meditation sessions, lunch and learns, team demo days, game nights, and more!
Take the time you need when you need it through our Flexible PTO policy.
Save $$ on taxes by using our commuter and transit benefits! We also have a bike storage room available onsite.
Take advantage of our comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision coverage, 401(k), parental leave, HSA match, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Interested in having a stake in Amount? We offer a meaningful equity program.
Have a pet? Then, we're paws-itively certain you're going to love our My Pet Protection plans.
Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance are options too!