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Release Train Engineer / Advanced Scrum Master - SAFe

Location: Kaiseraugst
Sector: Pharma & Life Sciences
Job Type: contract
Salary: Swiss Franc87 - Swiss Franc97 per hour
Reference: BBBH137506

Release Train Engineer / Advanced Scrum Master - SAFe

Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. We are dedicated to connecting talented individuals with Business opportunities across a number of professional sectors, with IT being at the heart of our operations.

For one of our clients, specialized in the pharmaceutical environment, we are looking for an experienced Scrum Master with strong experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

This is a contracting position starting in June 2021 until the end of the year with extension possibilities.

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

Must Haves:

  • 10+ years' experience in project management in a pharmaceutical industry
  • 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 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.
  • 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)

Location: Kaiseraugst

Start Date: 01.06.2021

End date: 31.12.2021

Workload: 100%


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