Senior Agile Scrum Master

The Company
The Growers technology platform collects and structures user-generated, environmental, business-related, and machine-generated agricultural data. These data power agile creation, and simple execution of precise planting, fertilization, and crop protection plans that aim to optimize resource use and mitigate the farmer’s financial risk. Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Growers employs a team of data scientists, engineers, developers, business people, and agronomists, serving a rapidly growing customer base across the U.S. Growers is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company. The company employs over 11,000 people worldwide, and its 2019 revenues totaled approximately $5.3 billion
 
 
As a Senior Agile Product Owner, you will be expected to:
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to help determine our product strategy and roadmap
  • Ensure the needs of the business and our customers understood by the engineering team
  • Facilitate agile development efforts using best practices and flexibility to suit our teams
  • Coach our engineering teams toward greater maturity, efficiency, and self-organization
  • Proactively identify risks and dependencies and help the team mitigate them
  • Track, measure, and report on team progress to senior leadership
  • Teach agile concepts to stakeholders who interact with the engineering team
  • Help strengthen the entire organization through the lens of agile philosophy
 

What you need to be qualified for the role
  • 5+ years of professional experience delivering shippable features through an agile framework
  • You operate as servant-leader, you are here to help our organization do our best work
  • You are a strong agilist, skilled at balancing best practices, experiments and flexibility to suit the situation
  • You are open to learning from others, humble, willing to experiment and try new ways of working
  • You have strong communication and conflict resolution skills
  • You possess a deep understanding of web service technologies and user interface/interaction
  • You have proven technical leadership experience 
  • You are able to multitask and drive consensus on prioritization and fuse competing for business needs
  • You have demonstrated success in establishing positive partnerships and relationships
  •  You have the ability to work in a fast-paced, complex environment and navigate ambiguity
  • You are a self-motivated, team player with a can-do attitude and the ability to inspire others to approach their work in the same way
  • You believe in end-to-end ownership of the software you build
 

What will set you apart
  • Certifications from either Scrum Alliance (CSPO/A-CSPO) or Scaled Agile (Certified SAFe Product Owner/Manager)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with the AWS ecosystem and familiarity with services such as ECS, Lambda, and S3
  • Experience working with and building Big Data systems, preferably in a geospatial context
  • Familiarity with ML concepts and tooling such as TensorFlow and SageMaker
  • Experience with GIS tooling, including PostGIS, ArcGIS, and ESRI
  • Experience programming in Python and/or TypeScript

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