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Scrum Master (m/f/d) - (Fixed-Term Contract)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

This is a fixed-term contract, for an estimated period of 1 year with an option for a permanent position. 

Your mission during this flight:

  • Monitor team progress, identify any impediments towards goals and make it visible to the team and program.
  • Dependency and Impediment Management: Track, facilitate, and escalate if necessary. Coordinate inter-team cooperation and improve communication and relationship.
  • Facilitate Scrum & SAFe events and ceremonies and ensure reliable outcomes.
  • Help the team focus on their goals.
  • Build high-performing teams by improving team dynamics, self-management, and performance.
  • Exhibit Lean-agile leadership and coach the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices, principles and embrace core values to deliver high-quality products to our customers.
  • Represent the team in the Scrum-of-Scrums and ensure transparency and communication to all sides.
  • Use team and performance assessments to evaluate team's performance and drive relentless improvement efforts in retrospectives
  • Foster the culture of technical discipline and Built-In Quality.
  • Support the product owner to manage the backlog & guide the team​ toward goals.
Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of product or project development experience, and 3 years of project development experience on an Agile Team or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Understanding of aerospace development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of project management principles and practices
  • Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills
  • Knowledge of an agile framework or method (i.e. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques
  • Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams
  • You have relevant scrum/agile certification (e.g. Certified Scrum Master)
  • Experience or knowledge of any scaled agile framework is an advantage.
  • Experience or knowledge of any work/project management tools like Jira and confluence
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, and Excel
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners 
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch 
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

Scrum Master (m/f/d) - (Fixed-Term Contract)

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