Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Siemens Technology
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
This position involves being a Scrum Master within the R&D team for Siemens Opcenter Execution Core portfolio.The portfolio includes the Core, Medical Device, Semiconductor, and Electronics applications. The position will work directly with 1 or more cross-functional feature teams engaged in developing the Opcenter Execution Core portfolio using a Scrum Agile methodology.In addition to engaging with the cross-functional feature teams the position will also work with other scrum masters to form a community of practice within the organization and work with technical and administrative leadership to improve Agile practices. This position is in Penang, Malaysia. This is not a management position.
The Scrum Master is accountable for being a servant leader for 1 or more feature teams within a Scrum Agile software development process.Team resources are located both locally and remote and involve a mix of Siemens and contract hires.Feature teams are comprised of a mix of cross functional resources including Development, QA, Documentation and Automation engineering.The individual is expected to perform all responsibilities as a Scrum Master as defined within a Scrum Agile methodology.In addition to primarily guiding feature teams, the Scrum Master will also work together with other Scrum Masters within the organization to form a Community of Practice.

  • Provides servant leadership to 1 or more cross-functional teams in an Agile work environment.Teams consist of both local and remote members.
  • Facilitates prescribed iterative events including: Release/sprint planning, backlog refinement, daily standups, sprint retrospectives, sprint reviews.
  • Works to assist and guide team(s) to improve their individual agile practices.
  • Resolves team impediments.
  • Works with Product Owners and SMEs to help facilitate backlog prioritization, decomposition, release and sprint planning.
  • Works with other organizational Scrum Masters to implement a community of practice to help improve Agile methodology across the team. in order to get the team(s) to a high performing level.
  • Works with other Scrum Masters to facilitate overall retrospectives across the organization or portfolio.
  • Works with organization leadership to identify and implement sessions and events to further enhance organization understanding and improvement of practices around Agile.
  • Willingness to work outside a normal daily schedule to facilitate remote team members across different time zones

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or related science is desired.
  • Minimum of 3 years practical Scrum Master experience in a software development environment that has been practicing an Agile framework.
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills.
  • Has a good knowledge of: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Estimation, User Story Map, User Story Splitting/Decomposition, Sprint burndown, Iteration, Incremental Development, Continuous Improvement, Team Metrics.
  • A strong advocate and practitioner of Agile methodologies and practices.
  • Willingness to engage with teams, product owners, subject matter experts, to resolve conflicts arising during sprint execution.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Familiarity with Agile at Scale: LeSS, SaFE, etc.
  • Familiarity with Camstar/Opcenter Execution Core products.
  • Familiarity with the following tools: Microsoft TFS, Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint, Confluence.
  • Understanding of normal software development practices involved with the design, development, testing, packaging, release, and sustaining of complex software systems.

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