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We Are Hiring:

This is a Permanent, Full-Time Post,
Siegen, Germany

The sky’s the limit for your career at Microdrones. So: take to the skies with us – choose challenge over routine! Microdrones is an expanding, innovative company with branches in Germany, the US, Canada, China, Australia and the United Arab Emirates.

Energetic. Innovative. Adventurous. Perceptive. Future oriented. Sound like you? Then we’ve got the right job for you! Microdrones offers a unique opportunity to work for an industry-leading company in a dynamic environment. Join us on our journey in the rapidly-growing aerospace industry with its infinite growth potential – become a Microdrones professional!

Reporting to the Software Development Manager, the Scrum Master/Product Owner has a key role at Microdrones. You care about the team functionality and monitors the scrum processes and scrum meetings while increasing the Software Team efficiency. You ensure the DoD (Definition of done: the exit criteria used to determine whether a product backlog item is complete) is being followed.

The Scrum Master/Product owner is also responsible for setting, prioritizing, and accepting the work generated by the Software Development team in order to ensure the most valuable and proper functionality of Microdrones products.

The Scrum Master/ Product Owner will gather feature requests, schedule releases and coordinates sprints. You should be able to identify user needs, help a customer understand a business value and work with cross-functional teams to manage product releases.

Your effort is important for the company as you will need to deliver product not just according to users, but the product that helps make our company vision reality.

What to expect from us:

At Microdrones, we know that it is the people who make our company a success. We encourage personal and professional growth and success among our globally diverse workforce by offering:

  • Career and personal development opportunities
  • An innovative, growing, international company with many exciting tasks
  • Flexible working hours and decentralized work
  • A great team and an exciting product
Your TASKS and responsibilities:
  • Serves as the voice of the different stakeholders at Microdrones, collaborating during the visioning and concept development of Microdrones products.
  • Works with internal and external customers to analyze the needs and align product roadmap to strategic goals.
  • Owns the product roadmap
  • Coaches 2 to 3 development teams as well as educates the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices for increased collaboration and leaner processes.
  • Removes impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right interlocutor for remove them.
  • Builds a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Provides all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.
  • Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation.
  • Acts as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product.
  • Develops appropriately detailed specifications for the product features so they are clearly understood by the development teams.
  • Follows our competitors and the industry
  • Increases an understanding of Agile practices, Lean Startup, new technologies opportunities and other new trends.
  • Organize, Moderate and Document the meetings of the SCRUM methodology (Sprints, Retro, Review, etc..).
  • Store and diffuse the information shared during the meetings
  • Assist the Product Owner in the creation of the Product Backlog Items
  • Assist the development teams in the resolution of the blocker
YOUR Profile and SKILLS:
  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Experience with a definition of minimum marketable features and minimum viable products.
  • Knows how to define the product roadmap.
  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Knowledge of project management and documentation tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc…).
  • Attention to details, Disciplined, Active listener
  • Creative thinker & Strategic thinking.
  • Product Management & The experience in sales or marketing is an advantage.
  • Passionate about new technologies and have a keen interest for drones
  • Like to challenge your colleagues and to be challenged.
  • Fluent in English and good French.
  • Overall understanding of technologies used in the drone industry is a PLUS

Microdrones stands for diversity and equal rights. None of the above expressions should be discriminatory in terms of age, sex, ancestry, religion, belief or experience. We confirm that we are pleased to accept all applications from candidates of any age, gender, ancestry, religion, belief or experience.

Ready to opt for a challenge?

We are looking forward to your meaningful application – apply online through our application form now.