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Platform Manager - Agile and DevOps LaunchPad

Platform Manager - Agile and DevOps LaunchPad

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

About IT in Nestlé

 

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Barcelona, Global Tech Hub 

Full-time 
Bachelor’s Degree  
8+ years of experience as Platform Manager

Position Summary

 

In order to complete our IT Platforms Department, we are currently looking for a Platform Manager - Agile and DevOps LaunchPad.

 

Do you want to join a passionate and enthusiastic team, working on cutting-edge technologies in an agile environment? Would you like to drive the Agile transformation and shape the future ways of working of one of the largest company in the world?

 

In this role you will lead the Agile and DevOps Launchpad team in charge of the creation, operation and the evolution of the Agile Incubator and the Toolchain Factory.

The Incubator will provide an immersive experience that will help selected Product Teams to transform their ways of working by embracing Agile and DevOps. The incubator team will second on a daily basis the Product Managers on all the aspects of the transformation, e.g. agile budgeting, agile contracting with suppliers, agile processes, agile development, etc. The incubator will also provide the required technical toolchains to increase efficiency of product development and continuous improvement

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Lead a team who will work with the Product Group Managers, Product Managers, to define vision and develop high-level product group strategy for their agile transformation.
  • Take Product Managers hand in hand in their daily work to ensure the Agile transformation is executed and they get support in overcoming their challenges
  • Create an Agile, DevOps and product management curriculum to serve as a backbone for the Incubator activities
  • Accountable for the growth of level of Agile and DevOps maturity of product teams joining the incubator
  • Accountable for the Global Agile and DevOps Community of Practice in Nestlé
  • Continuously work on ensuring Agile and DevOps evangelization across the company
  • Provide transparency and create buy-in across all stakeholders inside and outside IS/IT organization and inside teams on the vision and all objectives of the Incubator
  • Provide and ensure widely adoption of top notch Toolchains for Product teams on different technologies, e.g. SAP, Java, .NET, PHP, iOS, Android, etc.
  • Develop, articulate and deliver a strategic technological vision and direction for SW development and Testing
  • Work closely with Vendor Management team and Procurement to setup the SW development and Testing strategy for non SAP applications
  • Create the context: create alignment, lead by example, promote an open culture and our values in a sustainable way. (Sustain the change)
  • Select talent: recruit and onboard people and plan capabilities for the future
  • Develop people: coach, define effective (70-20-10) development plan and asses talent, building the right capabilities for the team and for the organization long-term success
  • Drive performance: empower and enable people, give and receive feedback, evaluate and differentiate performance, constantly challenge the set up organization to ensure its results and effectiveness
  • Recognize achievements: give and receive recognition, reward performance
  • Budget management
Are you a fit?

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably computer science or field related to the product
  • 8+ years of experience working in an Agile and DevOps environment
  • Previous experience in setting up and/or running a Software Factory (or similar) with Agile and DevOps practices is a must
  • Demonstrated experience in a product based IS/IT organization
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong intimacy of various software development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall)
  • Deep understanding of the IT landscape in the functional area
  • Working knowledge of APIs & integration
  • Understanding of how the technologies are applied in the scope by best-in-class companies
  • Organization: Above-average organization and prioritization skills, with the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time           
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English
  • Experience having worked in a global environment and with virtual teams         

Show us that you are an enthusiastic, curious, fast learner and team player person who is used to work with agile practices. Your ability to be flexible, self-motivated and your willingness to deliver on a deadline will set you apart among the other candidates. Please don’t hesitate and apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs. We are excited to hear from you!

About IT in Nestlé

 

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Barcelona, Global Tech Hub 

Full-time 
Bachelor’s Degree  
8+ years of experience as Platform Manager

Position Summary

 

In order to complete our IT Platforms Department, we are currently looking for a Platform Manager - Agile and DevOps LaunchPad.

 

Do you want to join a passionate and enthusiastic team, working on cutting-edge technologies in an agile environment? Would you like to drive the Agile transformation and shape the future ways of working of one of the largest company in the world?

 

In this role you will lead the Agile and DevOps Launchpad team in charge of the creation, operation and the evolution of the Agile Incubator and the Toolchain Factory.

The Incubator will provide an immersive experience that will help selected Product Teams to transform their ways of working by embracing Agile and DevOps. The incubator team will second on a daily basis the Product Managers on all the aspects of the transformation, e.g. agile budgeting, agile contracting with suppliers, agile processes, agile development, etc. The incubator will also provide the required technical toolchains to increase efficiency of product development and continuous improvement

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Lead a team who will work with the Product Group Managers, Product Managers, to define vision and develop high-level product group strategy for their agile transformation.
  • Take Product Managers hand in hand in their daily work to ensure the Agile transformation is executed and they get support in overcoming their challenges
  • Create an Agile, DevOps and product management curriculum to serve as a backbone for the Incubator activities
  • Accountable for the growth of level of Agile and DevOps maturity of product teams joining the incubator
  • Accountable for the Global Agile and DevOps Community of Practice in Nestlé
  • Continuously work on ensuring Agile and DevOps evangelization across the company
  • Provide transparency and create buy-in across all stakeholders inside and outside IS/IT organization and inside teams on the vision and all objectives of the Incubator
  • Provide and ensure widely adoption of top notch Toolchains for Product teams on different technologies, e.g. SAP, Java, .NET, PHP, iOS, Android, etc.
  • Develop, articulate and deliver a strategic technological vision and direction for SW development and Testing
  • Work closely with Vendor Management team and Procurement to setup the SW development and Testing strategy for non SAP applications
  • Create the context: create alignment, lead by example, promote an open culture and our values in a sustainable way. (Sustain the change)
  • Select talent: recruit and onboard people and plan capabilities for the future
  • Develop people: coach, define effective (70-20-10) development plan and asses talent, building the right capabilities for the team and for the organization long-term success
  • Drive performance: empower and enable people, give and receive feedback, evaluate and differentiate performance, constantly challenge the set up organization to ensure its results and effectiveness
  • Recognize achievements: give and receive recognition, reward performance
  • Budget management
Are you a fit?

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably computer science or field related to the product
  • 8+ years of experience working in an Agile and DevOps environment
  • Previous experience in setting up and/or running a Software Factory (or similar) with Agile and DevOps practices is a must
  • Demonstrated experience in a product based IS/IT organization
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong intimacy of various software development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall)
  • Deep understanding of the IT landscape in the functional area
  • Working knowledge of APIs & integration
  • Understanding of how the technologies are applied in the scope by best-in-class companies
  • Organization: Above-average organization and prioritization skills, with the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time           
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English
  • Experience having worked in a global environment and with virtual teams         

Show us that you are an enthusiastic, curious, fast learner and team player person who is used to work with agile practices. Your ability to be flexible, self-motivated and your willingness to deliver on a deadline will set you apart among the other candidates. Please don’t hesitate and apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs. We are excited to hear from you!

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