Scrum Master - AI, Machine Learning (R1110314) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.



Scrum Master. A.I. Machine Learning

We’re on the lookout for a Scrum Master to maintain our agile culture to the level expected of a world-class IT Organisation. You will act as scrum master for one or several of our products facilitating, coaching and helping a broader team to mature.

We’re an ambitious new team working a new great Patient data Platform and need someone experienced growing IT product teams using scrum. If you’re up to the challenge of solving real-world problems for big-name clients in an exciting Technology and Healthcare Service environment, we’ve got a great opportunity for you.



A typical day might include:

  • Drive the implementation of agile methods in the company and assume operational and above all methodological responsibility for the application and delivery methods in our agile projects.
  • According to the "Inspect & Adapt" principle, you use your technical knowledge to continuously analyse and increase the efficiency of the development processes and monitor the quality of the work results by suitable agile measures.
  • Facilitate daily stand up, sprint planning and all other scrum rituals (backlog grooming, estimation, retrospectives, release planning, etc.). Act here as Scrum Master for one or two Scrum Teams
  • Ensure development teams are following the core agile principles.
  • Remove impediments that would prevent the team from achieving its sprint goals (internal to the team as well as external, dealing with all cross functional teams as appropriate).
  • Coach product managers on Iterative development and value driven decisions.
  • Lead the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices.



Ideally you will have:


  • Scrum Master Certification. 
  • Deep Knowledge Scrum/Agile. 
  • More than two years proven experience working in agile. 
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred. 
  • Lead from within the team, able to make people follow you. 
  • Passion about your job, IT in general, people around you. 



Bonus points for:


  • JIRA and Confluence.


The Team

We are serious about healthcare software. We don’t have ping pong or a snooze room. We have a dedicated, collaborative team with meaningful shared goals who can use the most cutting-edge technology, the largest data sets, and the best analytics tools to achieve them. And we have fun on the journey!

We invite you to be part of a recognized global leader willing to challenge the status quo to improve patient care. You will be in good company, amongst some of the finest minds in Technology and Healthcare.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.



Job ID: R1110314