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Scrum Master – Software Solutions

by Oct 11, 2022

Ames, IA - Full Time

Job Posting: 10/7/2022                                  FLSA Status: Salaried, exempt

Location: Ames, IA                                          Supervisory: No

Team: Software Solutions                              Reports to: Director of Software Solutions

The Culture

Ag Leader was born from a passion and determination to transform agriculture forever. In 1992, Ag Leader changed the industry by bringing real-time yield data to farmers’ fingertips. Today, more than 30 years later, Ag Leader has become a global team that provides year-round solutions to help farmers plan, plant, apply, and harvest more efficiently and profitably. We are improving the lives of farmers. We are increasing the efficiency of production agriculture around the world. And we aren’t slowing down. Ready to use your talent to implement change? Join our team of innovators revolutionizing agriculture.

The Opportunity

To work on a cross-functional team(s) building software products/services that help farmers maximize profit and field productivity as a Scrum Master. 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 & 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

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter below.

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