Scrum Master (R1082512) in Kirkland, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Location: Kirkland

The Scrum Master will work with multiple Scrum teams. The successful candidate will be considered a subject-matter expert, have excellent logic and problem-solving skills and a drive to make a difference. We need an individual that puts the team before themselves. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of Scrum, removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving our standards of work.
 



Responsibilities

Liaison & Communication

  • Serve as liaison between technical and non-technical departments.
  • Communicate with other management, developers, product managers and technical support specialists on product issues.

Development

  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Maintain process documentation.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.

Application Support

  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects / bugs.

Management

  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevents distractions.
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution.
  • Empower the team to self-organize.
  • Support the Product Owner and Development Team in meeting project goals.


Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

  • Four-year college diploma or university degree in computer systems design or computer science, and/or 10 years equivalent work experience.
  • Must be a Certified Scrum Master

Knowledge & Experience

  • 5+ years project management experience and 2+ years of Scrum Master experience.
  • Seasoned Agile Practioner having run multiple Agile projects / programs.
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Understanding of organization’s development platform and languages.
  • Ability to understand technical issues.
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery, including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated and capable of managing multiple priorities and tasks as delegated.
  • Team-player with the ability to work within a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types.
  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential.
  • Creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
  • Collaborative in driving decisions.
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail.
     

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™



Job ID: R1082512