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Agile Scrum Master - Lead Technical Project Manager - Commercial

Agile Scrum Master - Lead Technical Project Manager - Commercial

Nestlé Information Technology is the digital arm of the world’s largest nutrition, health, and wellness company. With 150+ years in business, 2,000+ brands, and 270,000+ diverse team members—you’re joining an organization that’s revolutionizing food and championing global humanitarian efforts with technology at its core.


Joining Nestlé IT means you’ll never stop learning and sharpening new skills. Tools, technologies, and innovation for the next generation of food is part of it. Working with team members from different cultures and corners of the world on truly meaningful initiatives is what makes our work inspiring. Think beyond technology. Feel like you belong. Join a Force for Good.

 

As a Lead Technical Project Manager/SCRUM Master- Commercial, you will be supporting the Product Assembly Team under IT Nestlé USA. You will ensure the smooth operation of all Agile product assembly team processes and activities andact as the delivery lead for a Product/Solution. Responsible for leading cross-functional teams to deliver business value through their development and execution of work activities, you will also align with Agile scrum practices. This includes organizing and running daily stand-ups, sprint planning and sizing sessions, backlog grooming sessions, and end-of-sprint ceremonies. You will work with the scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational projects or products/solutions teams while helping the organization go through an Agile Transformation and drive adoption in new ways of working. 


The Arlington office offers a combination of collaborating at the office with the flexibility to work from home on any given day. This position is a hybrid position with an expectation of going into the office at least 3-4 days a week with some flexibility to work from home.
 

  • Manage and lead the delivery for the products/solutions team and generate discussions of interdependencies and impediments across streams
  • Promote positive team dynamics to ensure members collaborate and work effectively
  • Remove impediments throughout the organization to improve efficiency of cross-functional teams
  • Coach the scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge, and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the scrum team
  • Create metrics (burndown, burnup charts) and track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Facilitate retrospectives to contribute to the team's understanding on how to resolve issues
  • Act as a change agent and adapt processes to maximize productivity of the team
  • Ensure healthy product backlog depth by working with Product/Solution Owner, scrum team members, and other subject matter experts
  • Train scrum team in framing the Team Working Agreement, Definition-of-Done, and Definition-of-Ready
  • Responsible for enabling the team to be more effective applying the relevant Agile approach (Scrum, Kanban, etc.) and cultivates an environment that supports Agility
  • Working with Data Analytics using Azure platforms such as Data Lake, Descriptive reporting, Power BI, and Buisness objects
  • May include working through Release Train (RTE)

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • 7+ years of experience in Informational Technology or Project management
  • Working towards or willing to obtain, within 6 months of employment, training and/or certification as a Scrum Master by an educational or professional association

 

OTHER

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience as a Scrum Master preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Informational systems, or related field preferred 
  • Experience in at least one of these: Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe) preferred
  • Experience with Agile Lifecyle Tools such as Azure Devops, JIRA, Version One preferred

 

REQUISITION ID: 

190446

 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

 

 

 

Nestlé Information Technology is the digital arm of the world’s largest nutrition, health, and wellness company. With 150+ years in business, 2,000+ brands, and 270,000+ diverse team members—you’re joining an organization that’s revolutionizing food and championing global humanitarian efforts with technology at its core.


Joining Nestlé IT means you’ll never stop learning and sharpening new skills. Tools, technologies, and innovation for the next generation of food is part of it. Working with team members from different cultures and corners of the world on truly meaningful initiatives is what makes our work inspiring. Think beyond technology. Feel like you belong. Join a Force for Good.

 

As a Lead Technical Project Manager/SCRUM Master- Commercial, you will be supporting the Product Assembly Team under IT Nestlé USA. You will ensure the smooth operation of all Agile product assembly team processes and activities andact as the delivery lead for a Product/Solution. Responsible for leading cross-functional teams to deliver business value through their development and execution of work activities, you will also align with Agile scrum practices. This includes organizing and running daily stand-ups, sprint planning and sizing sessions, backlog grooming sessions, and end-of-sprint ceremonies. You will work with the scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational projects or products/solutions teams while helping the organization go through an Agile Transformation and drive adoption in new ways of working. 


The Arlington office offers a combination of collaborating at the office with the flexibility to work from home on any given day. This position is a hybrid position with an expectation of going into the office at least 3-4 days a week with some flexibility to work from home.
 

  • Manage and lead the delivery for the products/solutions team and generate discussions of interdependencies and impediments across streams
  • Promote positive team dynamics to ensure members collaborate and work effectively
  • Remove impediments throughout the organization to improve efficiency of cross-functional teams
  • Coach the scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge, and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the scrum team
  • Create metrics (burndown, burnup charts) and track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Facilitate retrospectives to contribute to the team's understanding on how to resolve issues
  • Act as a change agent and adapt processes to maximize productivity of the team
  • Ensure healthy product backlog depth by working with Product/Solution Owner, scrum team members, and other subject matter experts
  • Train scrum team in framing the Team Working Agreement, Definition-of-Done, and Definition-of-Ready
  • Responsible for enabling the team to be more effective applying the relevant Agile approach (Scrum, Kanban, etc.) and cultivates an environment that supports Agility
  • Working with Data Analytics using Azure platforms such as Data Lake, Descriptive reporting, Power BI, and Buisness objects
  • May include working through Release Train (RTE)

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • 7+ years of experience in Informational Technology or Project management
  • Working towards or willing to obtain, within 6 months of employment, training and/or certification as a Scrum Master by an educational or professional association

 

OTHER

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience as a Scrum Master preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Informational systems, or related field preferred 
  • Experience in at least one of these: Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe) preferred
  • Experience with Agile Lifecyle Tools such as Azure Devops, JIRA, Version One preferred

 

REQUISITION ID: 

190446

 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

 

 

 

Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Arlington, VA, US, 22209


Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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