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SCRUM Master

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Job Summary

 

The Scrum Master serves as the servant leader of our delivery teams. This individual helps scrum teams reach peak productivity through coaching and mentoring, resolving impediments, tracking team metrics and most importantly driving improvements. The scrum master serves as a point person responsible for understanding the big development picture of each sprint. They are responsible for delegating tasks appropriately and ensuring the team is working on the right tasks at the right time. The Scrum Master also plays a critical role in driving our agile development practices into the organization.

 

Job Function and Responsibilities

 

  • Assist in overall program/project planning and ensure cross-team dependencies are well-understood and modeled in project plans and timelines.
  • Identify, document, and publish risks and issues related to the overall program and to define resolution paths where required.
  • Resolve cross-team impediments and blocking issues.
  • Collect and consolidate cross-team status for delivery to stakeholders and executive management.
  • Schedule and conduct meetings and ceremonies in accordance with best practices for Agile/Scrum software development.
  • Responsible for building team collaboration, commitment towards achieving sprint objectives and viewing team needs above everything else.
  • Continuously work to improve team performance and productivity:
  • Encourage team accountability, self-organization, and empowerment.
  • Share common Agile practices.
  • Promote and support the development team’s automated processes.
  • Facilitate Retrospectives which generate new ideas for process improvement.
  • Maintain relevant metrics that guide the development team to more efficient processes in their work and in satisfying their Product Owner and stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective information radiators that aid transparency and encourage clear communication between the development team, the Product Owner, and stakeholders.
  • Active participant in the local scrum chapters to share and learn new agile concepts.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 6+ years of experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team.
  • 6+ years as a project manager / or a delivery role prior to being a Scrum Master
  • Must have implemented Scrum concepts and principles within a larger agile delivery system.
  • Experience with scaled Agile required, knowledge of VSTS/ADO is a plus.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, systems thinking, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  •  Estimated travel to be 20-50% of the time.

Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a

comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities

and may change at any time with or without notice.

 

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

AGCO/RSR


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