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Scrum Master – Software Engineering

by Mar 23, 2023


Job Posting: 3/9/2023                                    FLSA Status: Salaried, exempt

Location: Ames, IA                                          Supervisory: No

Team:  Software Engineering                         Reports to: Software Engineering Manager

The Culture

Ag Leader was born from a passion and determination to transform agriculture forever. Ag Leader has become a global team providing year-round solutions to meet the needs of production agriculture. We are improving the lives of farmers around the world by helping them plan, plant, apply and harvest more efficiently and profitably. Ready to use your talent to implement change? Join our team of innovators continuing to revolutionize agriculture. 

The Opportunity

In this position, you will be the Scrum Master for a cross-functional Scrum team building software for embedded and custom-touchscreen devices. You will be responsible for guiding the team’s process and removing obstacles they face while designing and delivering quality, innovative solutions that meet customer needs. You’ll have the opportunity to gain experience in building high-performing teams capable of consistently delivering and moving on to the next high-impact project.

The Right Person Will

  • Have strong communication skills and be able to relate to developers, product managers and company leadership
  • Contribute and thrive in a cross-functional team environment
  • Commit to bringing their best every day
  • Be able to coach teams and individuals in Scrum and agile methodologies
  • Be comfortable using different approaches to facilitate meetings, retrospectives and brainstorming sessions
  • Be flexible and willing to approach obstacles in a variety of ways
  • Give and receive constructive feedback to others
  • Enjoy helping individuals and teams learn and improve what they can deliver


    • Work with team members to uncover obstacles to team delivery and improvement, track them, and engage the necessary people to remove them
    • Coach a team in their development process, using Scrum as a framework and guiding them to what works best for the team
    • Facilitate team meetings
    • Help the team and product owner maintain a properly groomed and prioritized backlog
    • Use conflict resolution methods to help ensure a happy and healthy Scrum team

Qualifications and Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited academic institution, ideally in a technical field (e.g. Engineering, IT)
    • 3+ years’ experience in product development focused on software products in any position on a team
    • Certified Scrum Master
    • 1+ years’ experience as a Scrum Master
    • Additional areas of interest
      • Understanding or experience in programming languages
      • Experience with agriculture, particularly row-crop agriculture
      • Experience with project management techniques
      • Experience pulling together data from various sources and analyzing it

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