Signant Health

  • Scrum Master

    Job Locations US-PA-Wayne
    Job ID
    2019-4115
    Category
    R&D
    Position Type
    Permanent Employee - Full-Time
  • Role Overview

    At Signant Health, we believe in making things simple and better for those involved in life-changing research. We put the patient at the center of our work – whether it’s through our leading technology solutions, supporting research organizations or innovative clinical supply chain solutions. When you work at Signant Health, you’ll have the potential to impact millions of people, including the ones closest to us. You’ll be an integral part of a great team with purpose. You’ll see and feel the impact you make. And you can be yourself, bringing your personality and your whole self to work. 

     

    Signant Health is search for an innovative, experienced Scrum Master to support our growing engineering and product teams. Excellent candidates will be collaborative, continually improving and work well in a vibrant workplace.  Candidate must be self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities.  As an experienced Scrum Master, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. In this role, you will be coaching development teams to help them maximize their potential both at the team level, as well as individually.  If you are a team-oriented person with a “can do” attitude, we’d love to talk to you!

    Key Accountabilities/Decision Making & Influence

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 5+ years’ experience in Agile Project Management/Team Leadership in software development
    • CSM certification required
    • Certifications/education in SAFE a plus
    • Significant contribution as a change agent in an agile transformation
    • Excellent verbal and communications skills. Provide clear, concise direction to the broader team while delivering comprehensive status to management
    • Strong independent leadership skills with the ability to lead teams with minimal oversight including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines in a results-oriented, fast-paced dynamic environment
    • JIRA experience required
    • Excellent communication skills

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

    • Providing hands-on management and coaching of scrum teams in all aspects of scrum (facilitating daily stand-up meetings, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, calculating velocity, limiting work in progress, etc.)
    • In-depth experience mentoring teams/individuals on agile values, design thinking, customer value, product management, etc.
    • Strong experience on driving agile transformations from design to implementation
    • Working knowledge and experience with several Agile methodologies SCRUM, XP, Kanban, and SAFe
    • Strong working knowledge of technical engineering best practices including test driven development, continuous integration, DevOps
    • Managing new product features and enhancements in terms of scope, quality, and schedule within sprint cycles
    • Responsible for assuring quality user stories that meet organizational standards which may require the Scrum Master to facilitate in or assist with writing team-driven user stories
    • Working effectively with management and team members to clarify needs and plan delivery of major product changes, future versions and new products
    • Proactively managing sprint-level risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies, ensuring that they are identified, coordinated, mitigated or escalated as necessary
    • Removing impediments that would prevent the team from achieving its sprint and release goals (internal and external to the team)
    • Reviewing current agile processes, drive process improvements and challenge the teams to innovate
    • Effectively maintaining and managing agile project management tools and processes, including documentation and artifacts
    • Performing miscellaneous support tasks as needed throughout the entire Software Development Life Cycle
    • Creating an environment that empowers and energizes team members, with a focus on accountability, adaptability, and collaboration
    • Contributing to building a culture where continuous improvement of the agile process is in focus
    • Continually seeking out ways to enhance agile knowledge and technical expertise
    • Provide creative, out of the box solutions to solving challenging problems
    • Must have situational awareness and intuition with an understanding of when to listen and when to be assertive

    Note:  Other duties may be assigned.

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