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Scrum Master

 

 

It's not about cars. It's about people.
Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. Volvo Cars on an ambitious journey to redefine the customer experience in automotive through digital technology.

Our vision is simple – creating the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way – and the goals we’ve set up to support it are bold and ambitious. We’re building an organization full of creative, diverse and talented people working to build new, exciting digital products and services supporting those goals.

 

Our cross-functional product teams in Sunnyvale, Shanghai, Stockholm and Gothenburg create digital consumer experiences spanning the Volvo Cars portfolio of brands, and we’re looking for outstanding people to join our team.

About the role

In our setup, the Product Manager and Scrum Master make a powerful duo running the product team. The Product Manager ultimately decides what value should be delivered by the team, and the Scrum Master is accountable for making sure the team turns those decisions into tangible, timely, high-quality deliverables – in turn creating value for Volvo Cars and a sense of delight for our customers.

 

This role is onsite in our Sunnyvale, California location, where you will be working with multiple product teams helping to build global digital consumer products in the ecommerce space.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and facilitate end-to-end Scrum process for multiple product teams
  • Drive software development efforts and manage priorities for product development throughout the complete software development lifecycle, from design through release
  • Collaborate and align with other scrum masters and program managers on global strategic initiatives to ensure one cohesive delivery plan
  • Manage risk by proactively driving cross-functional leads to identify and unblock issues, track and resolve cross-team dependencies
  • Be the spokesperson for your teams on project status
  • Drive the successful delivery of projects for your team, balancing priorities and resources in collaboration with the Product Manager
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Assist with internal and external stakeholder and partner communication
  • Build a trusting, safe environment where team members feel empowered
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization

 

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in a delivery lead, agile coach, scrum master, QA lead, engineering or similar role
  • Project and/or scrum certification - PMP/CSM
  • Strong leadership experience in coordinating efforts across multiple locations and time zones
  • Experience in Navigating and exerting influence in a non-hierarchical organization
  • Excellent communication, mentoring and servant leadership skills
  • Experience working in matrix environments and fast growth organizations
  • Track record of working on the delivery of complex consumer and/or ecommerce products and services
  • Experience of conflict resolution, continuous team improvement and empowerment
  • Knowledge of multiple approaches and techniques in the agile space – Scrum, Kanban, Agile
  • Knowledge of working with JIRA, confluence and other scrum management tools

 

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 


Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

 

Sunnyvale, CA, US

Job requisition ID:  47428


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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