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Agile Coach - Scrum and Agile Processes-Successfactors Job

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Date: Jul 8, 2019

City: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: SAP

Requisition ID:208312
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T3
Recruiter Name: Maggie Mao


At SAP SuccessFactors we have started as Human Revolution.  Using the latest technology, we are unlocking human potential and transforming our customer’s workforces in ways they never imagined.  We are digitally transforming their businesses into the next generation of intelligent enterprises.  Because people are at the heart of every business transformation and people are the heart of our business.  The SAP SuccessFactors product suite spans core human resources and payroll, analytics-based hiring and customized onboarding, continuous performance management, intelligent succession and more.  We operate the largest HCM Cloud in the world, supporting over 120 million users with over a billion transactions for customers across 26 industries in over 90 countries.  Our co-located agile teams have end-to-end ownership of product, design, development, release, user assistance, and cloud operations capabilities.  We are looking for the best talent to join our team and deliver continuous innovations in the cloud, while bringing purpose to their lives and more meaning to their work.  Join us today and become a part of the Human Revolution.

About SAP SuccessFactors

SAP SuccessFactors is the leading provider for cloud-based HCM SaaS solution to organization of all sizes, with more than 120 million users across multiple industries and geographic. Today, we have more than 6,700 customers in more than 200 countries in 34 languages.

SAP SuccessFactors is accelerating its cloud native transition. In order to ensure our organization transform in the right direction, we are looking for a seasoned Agile Coach to join our global team of Agile Coaches.

Expectations and Tasks – Deliverables

  • Deliver agile development training  and scrum training courses in the company
  • Bring modern agile development mindset and practices into Scrum Teams and improved the current development process
  • Coach individual scrum team in agile development practices based on their current team state, create individual improvement plan and help to build more productive, full functional scrum team
  • Scale agile development practices within the company
  • Build up internal agile community and culture of sharing
  • In long run help the company to succeed in continuous delivery, maximizing the business value, innovation efficiency and built-in quality

Required Skills and Experience

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related domains
  • 5+ years of experience in enterprise software design, development and engineering, working in large scale engineering team is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with one of following: agile development coaching or agile program management, certified scrum master, PO or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge in one of agile development practices: Scrum, KanBan, Design Thinking, Lean Startup etc
  • Excellent communication skills both in English and Chinese
  • Excellent coordination and problem solving techniques
  • Good planning and execution capability
  • Strong interest in working with people and ideally experience with training and coaching and motivating people, influence without authority
  • Make (explain) complex things simple
  • Experience with scaled agile development process is a plus, e.g. SAFe, LeSS
  • Familiar with Extreme Programing, Cloud Native Development, understanding of microservices, CI/CD and DevOps is a plus




Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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