Senior Scrum Master to drive Agile Transformation
Are you passionate about Agile methods and wants to share that passion by changing the work life of others? Do you like to transform and coach teams to become high-performing? Do you get energy from driving and delivering agile backlogs? And do you have experience with identifying and eliminating team impediments by cultivating the organization? Then you should apply for the Senior Scrum Master position in KMD.
For some years we have worked on improving the agile maturity across KMD. We have come a long way but there is still a job to be done in transforming and shaping the future organization and culture by continuous improvement. We are looking for a dedicated Senior Scrum Master, who will get a unique opportunity to work alongside passionate and loyal colleagues with whom you will build and grow your own as well as the organizational capabilities. We take pride in working in one of the largest IT companies in Denmark with a strong history of providing software to the private and public sector in Denmark. In recent years KMD has branched out internationally, and we want to transform our ways of working to fit the new environments.
R&D in KMD
The position is placed in our R&D division, which purpose is to generate Best Ways of Working across KMD products. We experience a huge interest from the organization to increase the agile maturity and are therefore looking for more colleagues to help us with the continued implementation of the agile ways of working.
KMD is responsible for creating, implementing, and managing critical IT systems and services in numerous sectors in the Danish and Nordic societies. We are approximately 3000 employees across Denmark, Poland, India, and Norway. In 2019 KMD became a part of the NEC Group based in Japan. The acquisition has given KMD a strong position and potential for reaching new international heights in becoming a leading IP-led company. The position is based in Ballerup, but you should expect to travel.
Being a Senior Scrum Master
We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master, who will join a Business Line and be responsible for the agile processes in 4 teams alongside a Scrum Master colleague. Furthermore, you will be part of a team of Scrum Masters working across KMD by facilitating communities, establishing metrics, conducting courses and trainings etc.
Your key accountabilities will be:
- Facilitate sprint planning to ensure the team reach a collective agreement that will be accepted into the sprint.
- Facilitate Scrum meetings and promote active participation from the team to ensure everyone is working towards the sprint goal.
- Managing any external distractions by supporting and protecting the Scrum team to achieve the sprint goals and the commitment agreed within sprint planning.
- Identify and remove any potential impediments to the delivery of the agreed sprint commitment.
You have experience in Software Development and a deep understanding of how software is developed. You have 3+ years, hands-on experience, as a Scrum Master, with a track record of coaching or leading high-performing teams.
You can understand and translate IT and business needs as you will work in the gap between business and development. You have excellent planning skills and can create structure in a complex environment. You master various coaching and facilitating techniques and are energized by dealing with change management by understanding the importance of flexibility with a pragmatic approach.
You are a team player and build trustful relationships with team members and stakeholders naturally. Success in this role requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build credibility and create a collaborative environment. Fluency in both written and spoken Danish and English is a pre-requisite.
For further information, you are welcome to contact Head of Scrum Masters, Anna Holte Thorius, +45 61 98 29 90.
23rd of August 2020.
Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis, why we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.