Senior Scrum Master

Posted 8 months ago by Mathew Edwards
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

We are expanding rapidly and hence looking for 2 Senior Scrum Masters for GITO Cloud & Corporate Infrastructure, who can take the Scrum Master role in two teams each, until we can hire for permanent roles.

The Scrum Master is responsible for facilitating, coaching, and supporting one or more of our agile delivery teams in the Global IT Operations. You will be working both independently and in close collaboration with first and foremost the product owner(s) but also our business owners, Release Train Engineer, technical architects, and team members who is distributed globally. If you enjoy interacting with people, guiding your team in an inclusive and trusting manner, then you are probably a good candidate for the position.

Your role as Scrum Master is important to Novo Nordisk. The agile way of working will have top priority and there is full support from senior management to implement, adapt, check, and adjust to agile principles and new ways of working.

Your key tasks include:
Being an agile champion for your team in the Cloud & Corporate Infrastructure area which means driving teams, vendors and customers in Novo Nordisk’s Agile way of working.
Acting as a change ambassador to drive the learning culture and the agile mindset in your agile teams.
Supporting your agile team members and Product Owner to reach their goals
Keep track of and help solve impediments and escalate if necessary
Helping the team to manage their progress via transparent backlog and board overviews, as well as preparing and aligning expectations before and during events
As an ideal candidate you have:
A bachelor (B.Sc.) or master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Science, or similar
Minimum 3-4 years of documented experience in agile methodologies
Experience working within a SAFe framework
Know-how in the infrastructure domain

As a person you are motivated by challenging assignments, you absorb new knowledge quickly. Besides you are an active and engaged colleague who enjoys working closely with people and have a genuine interest in getting to know your colleagues in the Novo Nordisk GITO organization.
Independence, cross-cultural understanding, and fluency in written and spoken English are essential in combination with strong change management and communication skills.

The team:

The position is based in Global IT Operations (GITO) – an area with 200+ employees distributed across more than 25 countries, managing our infrastructure operations and digital workplace services.
We work in a truly global organization based on agile principles, and continuously strive to improve our ways of working.

The GITO Transformation & Execution department is a team of highly skilled and dedicated people. We are a team of 16 dedicated Scrum Masters, helping our agile teams in delivering on the features agreed at the PI’s. As a department, we have a strong focus on teamwork and collaboration, we are setting the direction in working with agile deliveries and coaching agile delivery teams, and we are embracing new ideas on how to successfully deliver and introduce new ways of working. We are on an exciting journey applying agile ways of working in our organization, and our work will be delivered according to the SAFe framework with agile teams running iterations. The Scrum Masters are key in ensuring good dynamics in the agile team and guiding the teams to working in the SAFe agile framework. We embrace diversity and find inspiration in new ways of thinking. We have a fun and collaborative working environment, where we share and celebrate our successes and openly discuss our challenges.