Oliver Zilken works as an Agile Team Coach at REWE Digital GmbH in Cologne, Germany since 2014. His main tasks are to increase the teams' effiency, to improve the effectiveness of the PO work, and to spread agile Knowledge throughout the whole REWE Group. He has a strong focus on agile Leadership and agile Human Resources Topics.
After his Master Thesis (M.Sc in Computer Scinece) in 2007 he started to work as a software developer at sipgate GmbH in Dusseldorf, Germany. His first involvement with agile and Scrum was in 2008, where he was the initial part of the scrum tranisition of sipgate (30 devs, 5 scrum Teams), and the initial ScrumMaster of the DevTeams and the transition team. In 2011 he started working for iDev GmbH, where he first was working as an Agile Coach. Later he was promoted to the Head of agile software development (25 Devs).
REWE Digital GmbH, Team Coach
July 2014 - Present, Cologne, DE
idev GmbH, Scrum Master
August 2011 - July 2014, Cologne
Working as a Scrum Master.
sipgate GmbH, Scrum Master
April 2007 - July 2011, Düsseldorf, Select a State, United States
Introduced and implementeda scaled scrum since 2009