John Deere Scrum Master (m/f/d) in Mannheim, Georgia
Welcome to John Deere, the leading manufacturer of agricultural, forestry, construction, lawn and grounds care equipment supported by comprehensive parts and financial services solutions. With around 73,500 employees worldwide, we generate total sales of $39 billion. Join us and be key in managing the biggest global challenge: supplying 7 billion people with food, clothing and infrastructure.
The John Deere GmbH & Co. KG in Mannheim is looking for a
Scrum Master (m/f/d)
Responsible for teaching and enforcing the values and principles of Agile, while promoting self-organization and constantly improving our standards of work.
Identifies, tracks, removes, or escalates impediments to enable team success toward the sprint commitments.
Tracks metrics (inputs, outputs, and outcomes) for team; monitors on an ongoing basis and informs key stakeholders as appropriate. Monitors sprint velocity and works with team to determine how they can continue to improve on velocity and recognize additional efficiencies as they mature.
Facilitates process to decide which stories will be included in each sprint through understanding team’s velocity and story scope and size. Helps team members prioritize order of user stories they will execute against the product commitments.
Assists with resource allocation and effective capacity planning for team to determine what team can take on in any given sprint. Works with product owner, engineering manager, and team to re-balance and re- prioritize work within a sprint.
Ensures planning of go-live and deployment activities and facilitates their execution.
Facilitates and/or supports Agile framework ceremonies for Scrum teams
What Skills You Need
Proven ability to coach and develop others
Proactively identifying impediments and experience overcoming roadblocks (technical & business) with strong communication, conflict resolution, and facilitation
Technical knowledge to coordinate and deliver technical solutions
Experience translating technical concepts into non-technical terms
Ability to influence without authority to resolve impediments across teams and products
Emotional intelligence with the ability to mediate and resolve team conflict and the ability to plan and execute deployment activities at the team level
Passion for agile mindset promoting continuous value delivery, quality, technical leadership, etc.
Deep understanding of Agile development process, methodology, and scaling with proven and effective facilitation skills with the ability to lead a team in decisioning
Ability to escalate impediments to the right level of leadership
Understanding of the technologies & architecture of the product area
Working understanding of multiple technologies, development methods and systems
What You’ll Get:
an attractive compensation package including variable pay program
competitive pension, holidays, life cover/income protection benefits
flexible working solutions to balance family and career
development and learning opportunities to support current needs and future aspirations
This exempt position is located in Mannheim vacant as soon as possible.
We look forward to your application!
END OF POSTING: June 28th, 2021