Scrum Master

San Francisco Peninsula , CA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/29/2017 Job ID: 11005 Industry: Software/Hardware


The energy and culture at our company is a contagious mix of passion, focus, relentless determination, and serious fun. Our company is mission-minded and collaborate in a way that’s refreshingly encouraging. With all of this comes success and then growth, which is why you’re reading this now because we are seeking an experienced Agile Scrum Master.
 In this role, you will guide development teams for multiple high-profile projects. In addition, you will directly interface with product owners, software technical leaders, developers, user experience and design, operations, compliance/quality, clinical, and regulatory stakeholders to develop innovative and market-defining leading digital health products. But it doesn’t end there. Here’s a summary of this great opportunity:
 
JOB DESCRIPTION:
•           Guide and coach the team on Agile Scrum best practices
•           Remove roadblocks to ensure the team delivers on-time
•           Ensure the team follows established processes and advocate for improving processes when necessary
•           Organize and facilitate backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint retrospective, demos, daily standups, and other project related activities
•           Identify, manage and mitigate risks, impediments, and dependencies
•           Interface with engineering leadership, clinical affairs stakeholders, regulatory affairs stakeholders, product managers, third party vendors, product management, and operations in support of software projects
•           Coordinate and communicate plan, budget changes, project progress and critical path to team members, team leaders, managers and stakeholders
•           Make sure the team lives by the values and practices of Agile Scrum
•           Work with a team of Scrum Masters and Agile Coach to build proficiency and consistency in executing scrums for all teams across engineering and product development organizations
 

QUALIFICATIONS:
•           Bachelor’s degree in Software, Electrical, or Computer Engineering or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
•           4+ years of experience playing the Scrum Master role with high performing Scrum teams
•           Open and transparent communication style, willing to surface and champion the tough issues
•           Ability to understand and communicate the big picture, and work with attention on details when needed
•           Strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills, negotiation skills and organizational skills and the ability to influence across the organization
•           Strong conflict resolution skills
•           Strong Agile Kanban/Scrum process-orientation skills
•           Experience using Agile backlog management tool(s), preferably JIRA
•           Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and with multiple disciplines
•           Self-motivated, goal orientated, quality driven, and capable of working independently with little supervision
•           Superb verbal and written communication skills
•           Excellent organizational skills along with strong attention to detail
•           Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with small, cross-functional teams
•           Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite


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