Release Train Engineer/Advanced Scrum Master - SAFe (f/m/d)
Posted on May 4, 2021 by ITech Consult
Release Train Engineer/Advanced Scrum Master - SAFe (f/m/d) - German/ Agile / Scrum /English/ pharmaceutical
For our customer a big pharmaceutical company situated in Kaiseraugst we are searching for a highly qualified Release Train Engineer/Advanced Scrum Master - SAFe (f/m/d)
This position is for a strong Release Training Engineer and Advanced Scrum Master with a solid background in implementing Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). As Release Train Engineer/Advanced Scrum master you will be leading a team that is in transition from a traditional delivery models (Waterfall, Agile) to more product-centric, scaled agile framework.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
* Works closely with the Product team (Product Manager, Product Owner(s), developers, Business Analysts, technical resources, and other stakeholders
. Manage and optimize the flow of product value using various tools, such as the Program and Solution Kanban's, boards, trackers
. Facilitate Operational Value Mapping and ART identification workshops
. Run PI planning exercise and organize teams around value delivery
. Organize, manage and facilitate the scrum process and ceremonies; daily stand-ups, demos, retrospectives, grooming and planning meetings, etc.
. Help the Product Owner/Product Manager keep the product backlog in good shape and groomed/ready for sprint planning
. Act as a subject matter expert and coach to the team in Agile methodology, tool usage, decision making process following the proper guidelines
. Resolves team impediments with the other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the product-centric delivery approach in the organization
. Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities
. Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary
. Coach leaders, teams in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
. Help manage risks and dependencies
. Escalate and track impediments
. Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
. Encourage collaboration between teams and Solution Architects/Engineering
. Work with Product Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
. Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos
. Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help them improve
. Foster use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices
. Identify gaps in process and skills and help bridge the transition of the organization to scaled agile, product-centric delivery
. Help manage other special projects as assigned
* 10+ years' experience in project mgmt. in pharmaceutical industry
. 8+ years' experience in the management of complex technical projects/4+ years' experience on helping organization implementing Scaled Agile Practices in pharmaceutical industry
. Healthcare software background within a regulated environment, International teamwork or global functional experience
. Proven experience with managing senior stakeholders and coaching senior leaders on Lean-Agile Principles
. Has successfully led large-scale software projects (with multiple tracks of work and teams in multiple locations) from concept to delivery (please provide detailed examples in the CV)
. Exhibits intellectual curiosity and integrity
. Exhibits servant leadership style towards the product manager, scrum master, development team and the wider organization.
. Has successfully led large-scale software projects (with multiple tracks of work and teams in multiple locations) from concept to delivery.
. Strong skills in leading teams, problem-solving, influencing, teamwork, initiative and communication.
. Ability to work flexible hours as needed and to facilitate virtual meetings for globally dispersed teams.
. Experience in collaborating with teams on a more complex project or program decisions across multiple areas, evaluating tradeoffs and providing options and recommendations to senior executives.
. Demonstrated skills in innovation and creative approaches in building new business process solutions.
. Strong communication skills, ability to facilitate large groups in engaging workshops
. Negotiation skills, long term and strategic thinking without losing the actual needs, teamwork and fast integration into bigger teams
. Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques
. Fluent English skills (written and spoken)
Nice to have:
* Experience working with R & D Technical solutions in a healthcare environment
. German language
Referenz Nr.: 920275SGR
Role: Release Train Engineer/Advanced Scrum Master - SAFe
Industry: Pharma Location: Kaiseraugst