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FREELANCE: Scrum Master - Pharma, Analytics & Data Science Specialist

Posted on Oct 10, 2020 by Umbilical

Basel, Switzerland
1 Oct 2020
Annual Salary

Pharmaceutical, Analytics & Data Science Specialist

#15602 | 14 month+ contract | Switzerland

James Carrera at Umbilical has partnered with a Global Pharmaceutical client to source an experienced Scrum Master to support and coach an AGILE team to deliver tangible business value of defined data/analytics use cases within the R&D value chain.

Accountable for:

Support Product Owners & Development Teams to maximize the business value of products by ensuring the team lives agile values/principles. Following processes and practices for continuous development and delivery of products and solutions.

  • Plan scrum implementations effectively, ensuring clear goals, scope, and product domain.
  • Lead and coordinate Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives, Sprint Backlog, Track Burn chart, Velocity, Retrospective charts etc
  • Create clear and concise Product Backlog Items to maximize value.
  • Support the development team in maintaining a steady delivery rate, protecting them from outside interruptions, and removing impediments to their progress.
  • Actively promote Scrum within the organization, working with other Scrum Masters to increase effectiveness/adoption of Scrum.
  • Be a Lean/Agile leader - Help the team embrace agile core values & practices
  • Own and facilitate team governance structure aligned to Agile methodology
  • Liaise with stakeholders & product owner; clear obstacles, resolve issues, obtain resources
  • Provide expertise in estimation and planning; create useful, reliable and practical plans for data analytics and experimental design.


You will have In-depth experience in facilitating agile ceremonies and coaching teams/individuals on agile values, design thinking, customer value, product management, etc. Hands on experience in working with AGILE tools such as JIRA and Confluence, as well as;

  • 8+ years professional experience in large, global organization
  • 5+ years of experience in AGILE working as a certified Scrum Master in a global team
  • Pharmaceutical industry and data science knowledge and experience
  • Data Life Cycle Management and data wrangling including Data Ingestion, Unification, Anonymization, Search, Master & Meta Data Management and Data Governance.
  • 3+ years of hands on experience on working on data management and analytics tools.
  • Python, AWS, Microsoft Azure is highly preferred

For a confidential discussion, contact James Carrera at Umbilical

Reference ID: 15602

Contract length: 14 months

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Reference: 968037893

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