Scrum Master/DevOps Coach for vessel platform team

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Scrum Master/DevOps Coach for vessel platform team
CopenhagenLocalITRef.: ML-196468
Maersk is going through times of unprecedented change. From the farm to your refrigerator, or the factory to your wardrobe, we are developing digital solutions that meet customer needs from one end of the supply chain to the other. Digitization and IT are taking center stage in enabling our customers to trade globally. Join us in Maersk Technology as we re-think what technology can do.

We are seeking a knowledgeable, talented, and industrious scrum master/DevOps coach who will coordinate across several IT teams to deliver product/releases in the Infrastructure as Code (IaC) area for our new vessel platform. The ideal candidate for the position speaks Agile and Infrastructure as Code (IaC), is grown up in a DevOps environment, knows how to get the job done through teams and can drive our ongoing transition to Agile and DevOps.

Perhaps you are a DevOps engineer gone Scrum master, perhaps the other way around or perhaps something entirely different. The important part is that you are motivated by infra-structure, core apps, service delivery, Agile, DevOps, capability building as well as stake-holder and people management. If the above sounds attrative, we can offer unparalleled challenges and opportunities by taking ownership of a foundational piece of infrastructure in the world’s largest container shipping company with the industry’s strongest digitization agenda (
We Offer
A unique opportunity for personal and professional development.
•Be part of a very large-scale system implementation, building a strong platform for a future career at Maersk Line.
•Manage delivery of product/releases across specialized technical towers.
•Play a pivotal role in our transition towards DevOps based service delivery.
•Get to interact with leading IT vendors, internal subject matter experts, and internal and external IT professionals.
•A fast paced and dynamic environment with a distinct respect for the individual.

The job will be based in Copenhagen and be part of our Vessel & Asset IT Portfolio Group, in Maersk Line. Some travel activity can be expected.

Maersk is a highly international and inspiring environment with an attractive value proposition for its employees. As part of ensuring a successful work-life balance we promote flexible work-hours and the possibility to work from home when convenient. In connection with maternity leave, we pay for 12 weeks leave with full salary for men and 24 weeks leave for women. In addition to salary, our package consists of a pension scheme, health insurance and 6 weeks holiday a year.
Key Responsibilities
•Assess the agile maturity of the team and organization and coach to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization as to;
How to use Agile/Scrum practices
How to get the most out of our self-organization
Self-organize to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
•Co-ordinate work from Requirements through to Delivery in an Agile/DevOps environment
•Co-ordinate development across technical teams to deliver cohesive product up-dates/enhancements
•Co-ordinate with QA to ensure quality is always a priority
•Assist the Product Owner in prioritizing requirements, scoping deliverables, timelines for delivery and setting business expectations.
•Assist the Product Owner in prioritizing planned and unplanned (eg., operational issues) work items for delivery
•Act as environment manager for all PROD, non-PROD (dev, test, etc.) environments and ensure that they have clearly documented lifecycle plans.
•Act as release manager for all PROD, non-PROD (dev, test, etc.) environments and ensure that they are maintained as per agreed lifecycle plans.
•Orchestrate the interface to the IT service management organization of the wider company
•Remove impediments or guide team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to re-move the impediment.
•Drive a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
•Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
•Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
•Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency
Who we are looking for
•Well educated DevOps engineer – either by formal training or school of life
•Experience co-ordinating of one or more DevOps teams
•Experience in Infrastructure support/development, especially IaC
•Experience in making DevOps function at enterprise scale, hereunder interfacing to the IT service management of the organization
•Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership leadership philosophy, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency-cy
•Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
•Working with multiple teams, e.g. through SAFe or similar
•Ability to perform well under pressure
•Experience in Maritime/industrial setting an advantage

As a performance-oriented company, we strive to always recruit the best person for the job - regardless of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.
>Last application date: 12 April 2019.
For further information, please contact: Recruitment Partner,
A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information:
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