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Scrum Master-SISW-256682

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Company: SISW - Siemens EDA

Job Title: Scrum Master-SISW-256682

Job Category: Engineering

Job Description

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. Responsibilities 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 skills, knowledge and experience Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or related science is desired.
  • Minimum of 5 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.
  • Excellent English language skills (verbal and written) is a must for effective day to day communication and facilitating Scrum ceremonies.
  • 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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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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