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Scrum Master (Temporary)

Apply Share Job ID 846 Category Program/Project Management Job Location Redwood City, California Posted Date 03/20/2018



The Temporary Scrum Master will be directly responsible for facilitation and planning of all Sprint development activities in GHI BPI PMO IT group. The ideal candidate will be able to manage the day to day operational elements of scrum teams but also able to bring a broader vision, aligning teams and stakeholders.

Key responsibilities for the Scrum Master role will include:
· Determine necessary time allotments for tasks through inputs from the Scrum team.
· Lead Scrum ceremonies (daily stand-ups, sprint grooming, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives etc.).
· Drive team to consensus on release planning activities.
· Collaborate with Development team, Product Lifecycle Management on the roadmap planning activities.
· Identify risk and plan mitigations in sprint plan.
· Facilitate a disciplined approach in product backlog grooming.
· Maintain, monitor, and improve Scrum metrics (Burndown, Velocity etc.).


· BS/BA degree in Life Sciences, Computer Science or related discipline.
· 5+ years of experience as a hands-on Scrum Master role preferably in the life sciences/healthcare industry.
· Deep understanding of software development life cycle models as well as experienced knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices.
· Strong communicator with the ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers, and customers as needed.
· Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner.
· Able to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality.
· Ability to work as part of a team.

· Certifications including one or more of the following: Scrum Master (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP).
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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!