Scrum Master

Job Description

Position Overview

This position involves being a Scrum Master within the R&D team for Siemens Opcenter Execution Pharma.  The position will work directly with 1 or more cross-functional feature teams engaged in developing the Opcenter Execution Pharma portfolio using SAFe.  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. This position is in Pune, IN.  The position reports to Lean Agile Leader for Pune Opcenter Execution Pharma R&D.  This is a non-Manager position.


The Scrum Master is accountable for being a servant leader for 1 or more feature teams.  Team resources 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 SAFe.  


·         Provides servant leadership to 1 or more cross-functional teams.

·         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.

·         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

·         C#,.Net,HTML5 , Entity Framework, basics on Sw architecture, Javascript, React JS, SQL /Oracle/Postgres SQL

·         Understanding of normal software development practices involved with the design, development, testing, packaging, release, and sustaining of complex software systems

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software (India) Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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