Systems Engineering Scrum Master Project Management Specialist 4
Position Overview Are you seeking an opportunity to be a key member of the Systems Engineering team, responsible for the integration, verification and characterization of automated medical devices to provide rapid and accurate diagnostic testing for clinical laboratories? As Scrum Master you will be responsible for managing scrum teams and helping teams to leverage agile principles, practices and frameworks in order to deliver high value business capabilities System & Assay Integration, Characterization & Verification is a team focused on the development of automated medical devices for in vitro diagnostic, (IVD) working with infectious diseases, oncology, cardiac markers, fertility testing, thyroid function, clinical chemistries and other clinical applications. From an engineering standpoint these medical devices rely on precision mechatronics, robotics, fluid delivery systems and thermal controls to allow for the accurate and precise reporting of patient assay results. Responsible for the integration, verification and characterization of systems for all development projects. Position reports to a Director of System & Assay Integration within the Design Engineering function of the Global Engineering Organization (GEO). Scrum Master will work closely with Lead System Integrator (LSI) Responsibilities Provides hands-on management and coaching of scrum teams in all aspects of scrum (facilitating daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings, daily routines, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, calculating velocity, limiting work in progress, etc.) Ensures the team is practicing the core agile principles of self-direction, collaboration, business prioritization, team accountability, and transparency, toward the consistent delivery of working product Identifies risks and supports mitigation activities Removes impediments that would prevent the team from achieving its sprint and release goals (internal and external to the team) Ensures that retrospectives produce actionable tasks; follows through to ensure that recommendations are implemented successfully and in a timely manner Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution Assists with internal communication, improves transparency, and radiates information Reviews scrum processes, drives scrum process improvements and coach team to follow agile/scrum.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
- B.A/B.S. in Engineering or Science is required.
- Appreciation for the FDA regulated medical device industry.
- Skilled at overall systems thinking; with a broad range of knowledge and experience in system characterization, integration, verification and validation.
- Experience acting as part of an integrated, cross-functional team.
- Experienced in aspects of Agile and SCRUM
- Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
- Exposure to knowledge based engineering preferred
- Certified SCRUM Master preferred
Requisition Number: 223299