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Primary Location: United States (US)- Illinois - Moline Function: Information Technology Title: Scrum Master, Enterprise Desktop Applications- 71578
As a Scrum Master within I&O, you will serve as the "servant leader" of a scrum team by removing impediments and helping the team remain successful and on schedule. This person will drive tactical team-level improvement as part of the scrum process. In addition, you will:
Understand business strategy, objectives and technology to ensure development work is prioritized by business value, work is aligned with objectives and help the team overcome development roadblocks
Ability to support Enterprise Desktop Applications technologies and lead incident resolution
Facilitates efforts of large and complex features that may involve integrating the work of 1-2 teams
Understands products, services and business processes, and help determine the role the team can play to support their success
Work independently receiving oversight during critical decision points or issues.
Selects tools, frameworks, and methodologies for team-level activities, within established guidelines
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 and/or supports Agile framework ceremonies for Scrum teams
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
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position
Understanding of Agile Development process, methodology/tools
Proven ability to coach and develop others
Proven ability to identify and remove roadblocks (technical & business) for teams
Ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms
Recognized Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Master
Knowledge of Desktop Services technologies
Ability to plan and execute deployment activities
Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty
Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field
What You'll Get
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The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.
John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.