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Date: Jun 6, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Job Band:  Job Band 9 (JB9) 
Hiring Manager:  Scott Scott Phillips 
Lead Recruiter:  Kim Attea 
State:  Colorado (US-CO) 
Country:  United States 

 

Our ability to grow, develop new capabilities and serve even more patients around the world depends on associates like you, who are passionate about our mission. Thank you for considering this new opportunity to further unlock your potential.

 

 

 

 JOB SUMMARY

The Scrum Master is a leader of an Agile Scrum Team whose primary role is to facilitate the team’s success developing quality software and facilitate Agile practices across the organization.  The Scrum Master acts as a servant leader and ensures that the Scrum Team understands and adheres to Agile methodology, practices, and guidelines. As a highly-visible role, there are continued interactions with internal and external cross-functional teams. The Scrum Master helps influencing those inside and outside the Scrum Team to mitigate conflict, understand workload and screen questions and concerns. The Scrum Master helps to manage these interactions to maximize the value created by the Scrum Team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

  • Coach and mentor all levels of a software organization team(s) on Agile practices for future development and cross-functional effectiveness.
  • Help the team(s) continuously improve effectiveness and efficiencies of the Agile team performance and productivity.
  • Ensure that the Scrum team is adhering to and accountable for their obligations.
  • Ensure the quality and execution of sprint plans and ensure that the definition of done is clear.
  • Facilitate scrum events including daily scrums, refinements, sprint planning, reviews and retrospectives.
  • Lead and participate in scrum of scrums or similar cross team events.
  • Ability to remove impediments to the Scrum Team’s progress.
  • Provide visibility to the organization on the progress of the team towards incremental goals.
  • Support the Product Owner in managing the product backlog to maximize value.
  • Foster team health through accountability, transparency, and open communication.
  • Act as a champion of Agile methodologies for the team and within the organization.
  • Provide feedback to line management on each team member’s contribution to team related goals.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement of Agile/Scrum practices within the organization.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.

  • Agile Scrum Master CSM or higher certification preferred but not required.

 

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience preferably in a software discipline. Minimum 2 years working in Agile environment as Scrum Master.
  • Experience on a software development team in a highly regulated environment is preferred.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.

 

Skills

  • Collaborates well with team members and peers, internal and external to the Scrum Team, throughout the entire organization. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills and tact with day-to-day interactions at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be effective in giving and receiving feedback.
  • Must have strong conflict management skills and have continued development in these practices.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Agile Software Development Lifecycle methodologies including Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile Scrum methods and techniques: User Stories, Backlog Refinement, Planning and Retrospectives, and Maintenance of burndown.
  • Familiar with SAFe methodology and implementations.
  • Experience with Agile planning tools such as TFS, JIRA, etc.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize interpersonal issues and facilitate resolution, including knowing when to escalate.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflict with minimal impact to the Scrum team.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach others, internal and external to the Scrum Team, throughout the entire organization.

 

-Or-

An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Scrum Master Preferred

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Target Pay Range:  $111,900  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0

 

At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without


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