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Job Description

Company Background:

Genuine Parts Company (“GPC” or the “Company”), founded in 1928 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services. The Company operates a global portfolio of businesses with more than 10,000 locations across the world. GPC has approximately 50,000 global employees with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, France, the U.K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, and China.

Position Purpose:

Partner with team members in the Enterprise Data and Enterprise Analytics teams to:

  • Leverage best practices associated with Agile and DevOps to help engineering teams deliver solutions that are on-budget, on-schedule, and on-scope with an emphasis on quality

  • Partner with stakeholders to drive strategic projects, product development initiatives, and other delivery commitments

  • Act as a champion for continuous improvement, lean value streams, and value creation/capture

  • Drive maturity in Scaled Agile adoption and execution


  • Organize/facilitate/oversee agile ceremonies (daily standups, refinement sessions, iteration/release planning, sprint reviews, retrospectives, etc.) for assigned development team(s)

  • Partner with Product Owners and business stakeholders to ensure features and user stories are clear, concise, prioritized, and understood by every member of the Agile team

  • Manage the content, priority, and status in all story cards to ensure that they are accurate and current

  • Ensure that backlog refinement is executed, prioritization is completed, and estimates are created

  • Manage risks, mitigate impediments, and negotiate dependencies with internal and external teams

  • Facilitate releases and production deployments

  • Support the investigation and resolution of production issues by supporting root cause analyses and coordinating post-mortem meetings

  • Define and manage agile metrics to aid the team(s) in driving continuous improvement

  • Provide key personnel with updates on status, issues/risks, and remediation plans

  • Mentor team members in agile values, principles, and practices

  • Other duties as assigned


  • GPC has two work locations to choose from, Duluth or Atlanta office.

  • We offer a Flexible Work Policy that permits eligible employees to work remotely

Desired Qualifications & Experiences:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration (software development-related), computer science, or a related discipline with an information technology focus

  • SAFe Scrum Master certification or PSM/CSM certification is highly preferred

  • 5 (or more) years of Scrum Master or Agile Project Management experience

  • Experience working with Kanban and Lean principles is a plus

  • Experience with relative agile estimation (no-estimates forecasting or Monte Carlo) is a plus

  • Experience with software development life cycles (SDLC)

  • Outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to drive issues to closure

  • Proven experience in a large enterprise environment with multiple development teams

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams

  • Experience working with third party development and infrastructure suppliers

  • Demonstrated knowledge of various technologies including data platforms, data integration tools, business intelligence platforms, data science tools, and cloud applications

  • Prior technical and application development experience is desirable

  • Work is performed in a typical office environment

  • Minimal travel required

This job was posted on Sun May 28 2023 and expired on Mon Jun 19 2023.
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