Agile Delivery Lead (m/f/d) - full-time

2019 July 3rd Munich

About us

Do you love stories? If so, please keep reading, because we certainly do. We believe the ability to tell stories is what makes us human. Joyn is your streaming app with over 50 live TV channels, exclusive previews, originals and collections. We understand Joyn as a partnership – an invitation to content-providers and users alike to make entertainment more meaningful and fun. Our app aggregates global and especially local content in a relevant way for Germany, both live TV and on-demand content. All kinds of stories and more to come, everyday.

We hire the best, because we need people that are as customer-focused as we are. We are looking for champions to help us further connect with our audience. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. Do you think you’re up for it? Great. Then send us your application!

About the Job

We are looking for an experienced Delivery Lead who you will be responsible for the delivery of major products and features across the product & engineering organisation. You will be responsible for coordinating the planning, estimation, execution and communication of product delivery work across many cross functional teams with multiple dependencies.

What you tell people at parties

"I work with product and engineering teams to ship features and new products and continuously deliver value in small increments and ensure people enjoy coming to work every day"

WHAT WOULD YOU DO

  • You drive the delivery of major features and consumer value by planning, coordinating the delivery and release of these complex cross-team engineering initiatives.
  • You identify and take care of bottlenecks and impediments that block teams progress and you can turn around impediments quickly and know how to navigate the organisation to do so.
  • Identifying key cross-team dependencies and facilitate discussions that drive to consent
  • Negotiating scope and managing trade-offs for delivery and cost/benefit process improvement discussions
  • Managing progress, risks and issues with teams and stakeholders
  • Proactively communicate with stakeholders and the wider community to explain what’s going on
  • You ensure technical debt is being managed
  • You work closely together with Product, Tech, UI/U and Design to help build and drive the product roadmap
  • Promote and support agile practises within your team(s) and help the team to continuously deliver value and continuously improve.
  • You are data-driven and create visibility into teams and progress by providing the right metrics and KPIs around their ways of working, product quality, etc.
  • Encourage a culture of openness and transparency where we celebrate success failure
  • Facilitate a collaborative, innovative, well-managed and customer-focused culture 
  • Be a collaborative member of the agile community within Joyn and participate in continuous improvement within this discipline across the whole company
  • HOW YOU DO IT

  • You are a leader who influences teams across the organisation and goes beyond the standard Agile, Scrum, Kanban, XP, Scrumban textbook examples. 
  • You constantly discuss the status quo and look for continuous improvements. What works today won’t work tomorrow and we can always do better.
  • In your role communication is key. You can communicate effectively, exchange information within the team and across teams, and you help us ensure we all speak the same language and go out of the room with the same understanding.
  • You bring the right drive and mindset for a learning culture and you have the ability to absorb and  apply new knowledge and skills
  • There is no one size fits all when it comes to people and you understand the impact on others and how to tweak your approach for the situation and context.
  • We won’t tell you what the next step is, so you need to be self–motivated to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.
  • We want to change the media industry in Germany and Europe which means we need to be able to adapt.
  • You enjoy reacting to changing business needs, cultures, conditions and work responsibilities.
  • WHAT WE'RE ASKING

  • Extensive experience as a Delivery Lead/Scrum Master in large engineering organisations (>10 teams) and experience shipping products
  • A fast-paced environment is something you feel really comfortable in
  • Knowledge about product management tools, including practical knowledge of Jira
  • Knowledge about large scale agile ways of working
  • Professional working experience in leading and coaching software engineering teams
  • You have a sense for team dynamics and dysfunctions within teams
  • Having the knowledge and some real-world experience about scaled agile frameworks, like SAFe, Nexus, LeSS, DAD, etc.
  • University degree in computer science, information technology, or equivalent
  • English is our team language