SAP SAP SuccessFactors Agile Coach Job in St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 208076

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

SUMMARY

At SAP SuccessFactors we have started a Human Revolution. Using the latest technology, we are unlocking human potential and transforming our customer’s workforces in ways they never imagined. We are digitally transforming their businesses into the next generation of intelligent enterprises. Because people are at the heart of every business transformation and people are the heart of our business. The SAP SuccessFactors product suite spans core human resources and payroll, analytics-based hiring and customized onboarding, continuous performance management, intelligent succession and more. We operate the largest HCM Cloud in the world, supporting over 120 million users with over a billion transactions for customers across 26 industries in over 90 countries. Our co-located agile teams have end-to-end ownership of product, design, development, release, user assistance, and cloud operations capabilities. We are looking for the best talent to join our team and deliver continuous innovations in the cloud, while bringing purpose to their lives and more meaning to their work. Join us today and become a part of the Human Revolution.

As an Agile Coach, you will design and implement strategies for SAP SuccessFactors teams to continuously improve their use of Agile principles and practices. You will help the agile teams inspect, adapt, deliver and mature.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Lead the organization towards agile adoption and help the company embrace agile as a culture shift

  • Provide Agile Leadership coaching to Scrum Masters, Technical Product Owners, Engineering managers, and executives

  • Evaluate individual teams’ agile maturity and accordingly deliver customized hands-on training and mentorship in all aspects of scrum - daily meetings, planning, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, etc.

  • Design and implement SuccessFactors’ Agile adoption strategy and provide regular progress update to senior leadership

  • Expose teams towards latest innovative ideas from the Agile community to increase agility, leveraging lean, scrum, kanban, and other agile thinking

  • Define enterprise-wide agile practices and guidelines

  • Train the next team of Agile Coaches

​​​​​​​ EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or computer science

  • Hands-on experience in applying agile methodologies in product development and operations teams

  • Excellent presentation and training skills

  • Preferably, an experience with unit testing of legacy code, test-driven development, behavior-driven development as well as with JavaScript, or Automation testing

  • Strong interest in working with people and ideally experience with training and coaching people

  • Scrum Coach/ Scrum Master/ Product Owner certification is preferred

  • German and English language skills (written and spoken)

WORK EXPERIENCE

5-10 years experience in technology companies, including 3 years experience as an Agile coach with methods such as XP, Scrum, Lean, or Kanban

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WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now .

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: Careers@sap.com ).

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