Iteration Manager- Napa Xpress (Atlanta, GA)

| Atlanta, GA
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Company Backgrond:

Genine Parts Company (2CGPC2D or the 2CCompany2D), onded in 928 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading specialty distribtor engaged in the distribtion o atomotive and indstrial replacement parts and vale-added services. The Company operates a global portolio o bsinesses with more than , locations across the world. GPC has approximately 5, global employees. The Company has operations in the nited States, Canada, Mexico, Astralia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, rance, the .K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgim, Spain and China.

Position Mission:

Iteration Management at Genine Parts Company is an important part o the company29s adoption o an Agile and DevOps cltre. The Iteration Manager is a servant leader or their respective development team. The sccessl candidate has a passion or Continos Improvement and has experience acilitating the agile ceremonies or their respective team. This person will help the team cltivate a cltre o learning and growth with a ocs on metrics, the lean vale stream, and qality as well as speed and eiciency. The ideal candidate will have experience in DevOps and Agile environments.

Minimm Qaliications:
  • Bachelor's degree in bsiness administration (sotware development-related), compter science, or a related discipline with an inormation technology ocs
  • 3+ years o Iteration Manager or Agile Project Management experience
  • Otstanding organizational, commnication, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to drive isses to closre
  • Proven experience in a large enterprise environment with mltiple development teams
  • Experience working with Kanban and Lean principles a major pls
  • Experience with relative agile estimation (no-estimates orecasting or Monte Carlo experience is a pls)
  • Experience with sotware development lie cycles (SDLC)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • lexible and able to learn qickly in a dynamic environment
  • Experience working with third party development and inrastrctre sppliers
  • Demonstrated knowledge o varios technologies inclding applications, databases, networking, telecommnications, and connectivity
  • Prior technical and application development experience is desirable

  • Responsibilities:

    The primary dties and responsibilities o the Iteration Manager are listed, bt not limited to the ollowing:
  • Organize/acilitate/oversee Agile ceremonies (daily standp(s), iteration/release planning, story kickos, showcases, retrospectives, etc.) or assigned development team(s) inclding reslting action items
  • Coach project team members in Agile vales, principles, and practices.
  • Coach sel-organization, cross-nctionality, and project delivery.
  • Deine and manage agile metrics or the team to aid in the team29s continos improvement.
  • acilitates the investigation and resoltion o prodction isses inclding acilitation o Root Case Analysis and Post-Mortem meetings.
  • Manages and acilitates releases and prodction deployments.
  • acilitates long term planning or the team.
  • Assists team in managing dependencies on other teams (internal or external)
  • Promote Agile practices where Agile has not yet been lly adopted and nderstood across the organization.
  • Ensre accracy o priority, content, and stats o all story cards are managed and maintained.
  • Ensres that backlog reinement is occrring dring which prioritization and estimation are completed.
  • Stay in constant contact with other key personnel inclding bt not limited to Project Management and Prodct Owners to ensre the highest priority items remain the primary ocs.
  • Remove blockers to the project team progress.
  • Shield the project team rom nnecessary distractions and intererences.
  • Keeps Project Management and Prodct Owners inormed o the project team stats and isses especially when the isses concern scope and time.

  • Competencies:
  • The ideal candidate is detail oriented, organized, and insists on best practices
  • Applies concepts o servant leadership gained rom previos experience
  • ses technical knowledge o prodcts and services and nderstanding o cstomer needs to oer alternative approaches to cstomers.
  • Examines work processes to identiy those that cold be eliminated, atomated, or made more eective sing technology
  • Takes proactive steps to ensre that cstomer problems are managed and solved in a timely manner
  • Approaches sitations by considering them rom dierent points o view; resists sing the same thoght process or making assmptions based on experience; develops more than one soltion to problem sitations
  • Demonstrates patience and sel-control nder diiclt or adverse circmstances; handles stress well
  • Exhibits good listening and comprehension (practices active listening); concentrates on what the other person is saying rather than preparing what to say next; takes notes or later clariication instead o interrpting to ask qestions
  • Develops a career plan with short- and long-term objectives and ses this to gide sel-development activities
  • ses insights gained rom handling challenging sitations to recommend improvements to procedres, worklow, or prodct design
  • Displays passion and optimism; ocses on possibilities rather than limitations.
  • Applies lessons learned rom experience, inclding both sccesses and ailres; is willing to break old habits and take a risk by sing new skills
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize conlicting demands; concentrates time and eort on activities that have the greatest potential or payo
  • Treats barriers and problems as opportnities; identiies possible obstacles to goal attainment in a positive manner and works to eliminate them
  • Is aware o sel-deeating behaviors; let29s go o behaviors that don29t serve the grop well
  • More Information on Genuine Parts Company
    Genuine Parts Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Marietta, GA. Genuine Parts Company was founded in 1928. It has 4400 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 74 open jobs at Genuine Parts Company, click here.
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