Dematic Sr. Scrum Master in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
As a scrum master, you will support multiple teams to work with internal customers and product owners to manage a prioritized backlog, plan and deliver work with high velocity, and interact directly with customers to incorporate feedback. You will work to remove impediments for teams, and support continuous improvement work through team retrospectives and active coaching. You will facilitate sprint planning and sprint demos as well as project reviews with stakeholders, and work with peers to improve agile development practices, including our interactions with product management, internal customers, and other stakeholders.
You must have a passion for helping teams deliver great results.
Act as scrum master for one or more teams and support team success
Remove impediments to help team achieve goals with increasing velocity
Guide teams in continuous improvement on scrum practices
Facilitate daily scrums, sprint planning and sprint reviews, and other stakeholder meetings
Guide mechatronics projects through lifecycle from requirements through to customer acceptance
Work with product owners to maintain product backlog, prioritization, and estimation
Contribute to a strong community of practice with other project managers and scrum masters
Work with other stakeholders to ensure organizational and customer readiness for each release
Engage directly with customers and customer-facing teams to analyze feedback and issues
Communicate honestly with stakeholders to facilitate discussion and decision-making
Support process transformation to Agile methods across the global R&D organization
Define, drive and assist in defining standardized metrics to support effective project management
Build strong partnerships to align activities, resolve conflicts, and achieve project and business goals
Act as an advocate for the Global Mechatonics Development organization in working with internal stakeholders
PMP and/or ScrumMaster certification is an asset.
5+ years of experience working as a Scrum Master on agile projects
Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time with significant complexity
Proven success in using Scrum practices to deliver incremental software in defined iterations
Excellent communication skills including verbal, written, whiteboarding and presentation
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
Exceptional ability to work with cross-functional teams to build partnerships and get things done
A thorough understanding of Agile software development principles and practices
Experience using tools such as Jira and Confluence (or equivalents) for managing scrum projects
Ability to work with teams to remove impediments and support continuous improvement
Some technical knowledge of software or firmware engineering and testing, especially in an Agile context
Ability to think strategically to execute both short and long term technology planning
Proven success acting as a change agent to lead and support organizational changes
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders including executives and customers
Business analyst skills to understand and prioritize stakeholder requirements would be an asset
Familiarity with data analytics, data warehouses, and cloud infrastructure would be an asset
Requisition ID: 2020-13579
Job Time: Full-Time
Experience Level: Senior Level
Shift Schedule Display: Standard
External Company URL: http://www.dematic.com
Street: 507 Plymouth Ave NE