Technical Scrum Master


  • Full Time

NIO is a global company with R&D offices in China, North America, Germany, and the UK. NIO is the leader of intelligent Electronic Vehicle (EV) industry in China, which is the largest, fastest growing EV market in the world, and is also rapidly expanding its business worldwide.  
The Digital Systems department at NIO is responsible for building highly reliable, secure, and scalable infrastructure and platforms for intelligent and fully autonomous driving vehicles. It’s scope ranges from vehicle operating system software platform, central computer and SOA-based digital architecture, automation simulation test platforms, cyber security, vehicle cloud & connectivity.  
A primary mission of Digital Systems North America R&D Center is to lead the research and development of industry-leading operating systems for autonomous driving vehicles (NVOS – NIO Vehicle Operating System) from the ground up. This is an opportunity to solve a wide range of technical challenges, such as building a high-performance & secure OS based on microkernel architecture, deeply customized Linux and in-house hypervisor for automobile-grade safety, seamless app development on heterogeneous hardware chipsets, low-latency and high throughput data processing, powerful AI framework, and complete toolchains to supply Android-like development experiences. 
We are looking for a very experienced Technical Program Manager for our North America R&D Center to accelerate innovation to help bring us to mass production for NVOS.  




  • Manage multiple scrum teams using the Agile processes for timely delivery with quality
  • Supervise and facilitate teams in all Agile ceremonies including sprint planning, sprint demos, retrospectives, and daily stand ups
  • Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and coaching them to higher levels of maturity
  • Facilitating consensus building and a self-organizing culture to achieve optimal efficiency for product development execution
  • Coordinates communications, escalates and facilitates the resolution of risks, issues and changes
  • Works in partnership with the engineering managers to create accurate and timely updates, to prioritize and escalate issues, and to facilitate resolutions



  • Bachelor or master ‘s degree in CS or EE or vehicle related major with 4+ years of relevant experiences
  • MUST have worked with technical projects relating to software
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skill, with the ability to effectively interact with technical team members
  • Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Master/Product Owner (CSM, CSPO, SAFe) or equivalent professional qualification with broad experience of working in a variety of Agile environments of different maturities
  • Have a good understanding of various aspects of software development processes and procedures
  • Exposure to large scale Agile delivery across multiple teams and geographies, experience with Jira or other agile tools
  • Collaborative mindset, with an ability to empathise with colleagues and establish relationships
  • Able to work effectively in a fast pace environment with competing resources and priorities
  • Any prior software development or testing experience (Frontend,Backend and embedded system) is a plus




    About NIO    
    NIO Inc. is a pioneer in China’s premium smart electric vehicle market. Founded in November 2014, NIO’s mission is to shape a joyful lifestyle. NIO aims to build a community starting with smart electric vehicles to share joy and grow together with users. NIO designs, jointly manufactures, and sells smart premium electric vehicles, driving innovations in next-generation technologies in connectivity, autonomous driving, and artificial intelligence. Redefining the user experience, NIO provides users with comprehensive and convenient power solutions, innovative Battery as a Service (BaaS) program, and other user-centric services. NIO began deliveries of the ES8, a 7-seater flagship premium electric SUV, in China in June 2018, and its variant, the 6-seater ES8, in March 2019. NIO officially launched the ES6, a 5-seater high-performance premium electric SUV, in December 2018 and began deliveries of the ES6 in June 2019. NIO officially launched the EC6, a 5-seater premium electric coupe SUV, in December 2019 and began deliveries of the EC6 in September 2020.
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