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Cummins Inc. Agile and DevOps Manager in Beijing, China

Agile and DevOps Manager


  • Servant leader and coach to a cross-functional agile team, ensuring all activities use the principles and frameworks of Agile (e.g., Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)) to deliver solutions.

  • Establishes lean/agile leadership, supports the Product Owner, and promotes quality practices; Skilled at Scrum practices of estimation and prioritization using agile techniques.

  • Guides and coaches team members on agile practices & provides developmental feedback to team members using a servant leadership style and leading by example.

  • Fosters an environment of mutual respect and cooperation, transparency, and autonomy; facilitates getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.

  • Drives adoption of agile reducing the gap between agile theory and practice; drives continuous improvement.

  • Establishes key metrics and monitors agile metrics that impact value driven delivery and indicate potential problems; Ensures all solution documentation is complete (Definition of Done).

  • Establishes and communicates team progress and goals using program boards, burn-up, burn-down or other methods.

  • Supports team rules and norms and protects the team from outside interference; removes impediments for the team or finds the right personnel to remove impediments.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead team to followagile/DevOps mindset and practices to develop, enhance, and maintain Cummins Digital applications and programs.

  • Coach and facilitate multiple dev teams, product owners and product managers to improve team/organization agile maturity.

  • Participatein tech and product innovation, cooperate with product managers, product ownersto create and delivery digital business value.


  • Bachelor orabove degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related major isrequired.

  • At least 5 years work experience, at least 2 years in software development, at least 3 yeas in ScurmMaster/Agile Coach.

  • Advaced knowledge in agile mindset and agile practices, experienced in Scurm and DevOps, SAFe experience is a plus.

  • Advancedknowledge in Java, familiar with Python is a plus.

  • Experencedon at least two popular internet and big-data technologies, such asmicro-service, Redis, Flink, Storm, HBase, Spark, Hadoop, Kafka etc.

  • Workableoral and aural English.

  • Azure/AWSexperience is a plus


  • Lean Agile and SAFe Mindset - Advocates for and leads others in the concepts of the Agile Manifesto and Lean thinking in support of adopting and applying the 9 SAFe principles and practices for the organization.

  • Agile Systems Thinking - Embraces a holistic approach to analysis that focuses on the way that a system's constituent parts interrelate and how systems work over time and within the context of larger systems to ensure the economic success of the solution.

  • Building High Performance Teams - Identifies and applies critical skills and Lean-Agile principles and practices in the creation of high-performing Agile teams to construct high-quality, well designed technical solutions.

  • DevOps and Release on Demand - Implements DevOps and a continuous delivery pipeline by providing the enterprise with the capability to release value, in whole or in part, at any time necessary to meet market and customer demand.

  • Continuous Delivery Pipeline - Implements the workflows, activities, and automation by providing the enterprise with the capability to shepherd a new piece of functionality all the way from ideation to an on-demand release of value to the end user.

  • Planning and Managing Ceremonies - Plans, schedules, and leads ceremonies that create a cadence for the team to maximize productivity, promote collaboration, maintain transparency, and inspect and adapt so the team can continuously learn and improve.

  • Release Planning - Plans and manages the release of capabilities, features or products using inputs from the prioritized roadmap, planning, available resources and skills to communicate expected availability and releases of capability.

  • Project Management - Establishes and maintains the balance of scope, schedule and resources for a temporary effort (a "project").

  • Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

  • Global perspective - Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.

  • Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in business or relevant technology-related program is required.

  • Agile Certification (Certified Scrum Master - CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or Safe Scrum Master Certification (SSM) are highly preferred.

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Primary Location China-Beijing-Beijing-China, Beijing, CUMMINS HQ

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 1, 2021, 1:32:19 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210005OY