Fargo, North Dakota

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - North Dakota - Fargo

Function: Information Technology

Title: Scrum Master, Edge, Fargo/Valley City - 72293

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Job Responsibilities

As a Scrum Master within Edge Operations, 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.

+ 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 the technologies and lead incident resolution

+ Work independently receiving oversight during critical decision points or issues.

+ Selects tools, frameworks, and methodologies for team-level activities, within established guidelines.

+ 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.

+ 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.

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

+ 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

+ Proven ability & technical knowledge to coordinate & deliver technical solutions

+ Proven communication, conflict resolution, facilitation, & facilitation skills

Interpersonal Leadership and Teaming Competencies

+ Recognized Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Master

+ Knowledge of Edge technologies

+ Ability to plan and execute deployment activities

+ Growth mindset – willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here (http://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

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.

Fargo, North Dakota

We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

How to apply:

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Discuss Your Career Options with a Veteran at John Deere Today!

All interested service members and veterans can learn more and fill out a contact card at https://www.deere.com/MilitaryCSP.  We will connect you with a John Deere veteran to discuss all potential options/matches.  

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