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Software Project Manager/Scrum Master

Apply Share Job ID 1555 Category Information Technology Job Location Redwood City, California Posted Date 10/20/2019

Overview:

Genomic Health is the world's leading provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests that address both the overtreatment and optimal treatment of early-stage cancer, one of the greatest issues in healthcare today. We're in search of an extraordinary Software Project Manager & Scrum Master to join our dynamic team. The Software Project Manager & Scrum Masters at Genomic Health are responsible for planning, coordinating, organizing, and helping project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional business value. The Software Project Manager & Scrum Master will coordinate and manage enterprise-level projects of medium complexity, which may consist of multiple Agile teams and/or requiring integration with other activities outside the scope of the Agile teams as well as tactical execution to plan.

Responsibilities
· Facilitates and organizes daily stand-up meetings, iteration sizing and planning, retrospectives, and demonstrations.
· Supports project teams in monitoring the execution, progress, and risks.
· Help identify and facilitate tradeoff decisions to remove barriers to project success.
· Execute effective communication mechanisms and messages to keep team members and stakeholders engaged and informed.
· Coordinates and schedules the execution of deliverables.
· Collaborates with Product Owners, and Engineering leads to plan releases and ensures backlog maintenance.
· Ensures the delivery teams are practicing agile methodology and software engineering best practices.
· Track, manage and communicate progress against project goals.
· Continuously analyze and identify project risk.
· Identify all the internal and external resources required to complete the project successfully.
· Participate in release planning & deployment activities.
· Help manage project scope and changes.


Qualifications
Required
· BS/BA degree in Life Sciences, Computer Science or related discipline.
· A proven track record of successfully implementing software development projects using Agile methodologies including 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager & Scrum Master which may consist of managing medium complexity projects in a medical device, life science or healthcare industry, or relevant experience.
· Solid understanding of SDLC models as well as knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
· Interpersonal and facilitation skills - proven ability to effectively build relationships and achieve alignment across a wide range of functions and stakeholders.
· Communication skills - Must be able to effectively communicate and influence at all technical and non-technical stakeholders, team members and functional managers.
· Business Knowledge - Sound grasp of the key business drivers and considerations in the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device and /or life science industries.
· Help identify key issues and risks.
· Experience working with vendors.
· Project Management Institute PMP® certification and/or SCRUM Master certification.

Travel, physical demands, and work environment
· Travel Requirements: <10%.
· Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary.
· Use of computer, and or telephone for long periods of time may be necessary.
Join the Genomic Health Team, and have the rare chance to create a difference in the lives of patients with cancer, while developing your career potential. We value our employees and consider them an integral part of our company's growth and success. We maintain competitive total rewards programs designed to satisfy our employees' work life and personal life needs. To learn more about careers at Genomic Health visit:http://www.genomichealth.com/join_our_team.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or based on disability.

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The Software Project Manager & Scrum Master will coordinate and manage enterprise-level projects of medium complexity, which may consist of multiple Agile teams and/or requiring integration with other activities outside the scope of the Agile teams as well as tactical execution to plan.
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If you want to be part of a team that prides itself in teamwork and developing cutting-edge technology at Genomic Health, apply today!