Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: ******
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Milford
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor’s Degree
Travel Required: 10%
Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.
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General summary of the position: talented scrum master who is able to distinguish between what ‘is scrum’ what is ‘not scrum’ to facilitate several scrum teams at the same time to deliver value at the end of each sprint; can provide necessary support to the teams using a servant leadership style and leading by example; personifies scrum and Agile.
Strongly serving and supporting the product owners, business analysts and development teams in their quest to do everything possible to deliver value.
Guiding and coaching the scrum teams and organization on how to use Agile/scrum practices and behaviors to delight customers.
Guiding and coaching both the scrum teams and the development teams on how to get the most out of self-organization.
Leading applicable scrum ceremonies, specifically planning meetings, daily stand-ups and retrospectives.
Removing impediments or guiding the teams to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
Supporting and educating the product owners and business analysts, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog.
Assessing the scrum maturity of the teams and organization and coaching the teams to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
Skills and abilities desired:
Proven experience facilitating multiple scrum teams at one time.
Experience being on scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the scrum approach (eg: numerous burndown techniques, numerous retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
Applicable knowledge of the technologies and tools used by the team (eg. JIRA, Planning Poker, etc.)
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques (eg. user stories, Agile games, continuous integration, continuous testing, pairing, automated testing,)
Previous experience as a team leader
Excellent communication and mentoring skills with positive energy
Sound knowledge of web and mobile technologies
Effective problem solver
College graduate with bachelor’s degree
Minimum of ten years’ experience as scrum master
Ability to travel
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