Release Train Engineer / Advanced Scrum Master (f/m/d)

Release Train Engineer / Advanced Scrum Master (f/m/d) – Project Management / Scrum Master / Healthcare / Software / English

For our customer a big pharmaceutical company in Basel we are looking for a highly qualified Release Train Engineer / Advanced Scrum Master.


This position is for a strong Release Training Engineer and Advanced Scrum Master with a solid background in implementing Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). As Release Train Engineer / Advanced Scrum master you will be leading a team that is in transition from a traditional delivery models (Waterfall, Agile) to more product-centric, scaled agile framework. You have a strong foundation in Agile methodologies to guide a transitional team as well as provide technical project management where needed to close skill gaps and phase out redundant processes. The position is part of the Diagnostics IT PMO Team and assignments will include supporting the Dia R&D Informatics and DIA Commercial Informatics solutions portfolio.

The perfect candidate:
We are looking for a candidate who understands data driven Software development and has strong SAFe capabilities. The person needs to be able to deliver in an ambiguous environment and facilitates/drives in a high-pressure environment with senior stakeholders. The candidate needs to be able to work well in a team.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

– Works closely with the Product team (Product Manager, Product Owner(s), developers, Business Analysts, technical resources, and other stakeholders
– Manage and optimize the flow of product value using various tools, such as the Program and Solution Kanbans, boards, trackers
– Facilitate Operational Value Mapping and ART identification workshops
– Run PI planning exercise and organize teams around value delivery
– Organize, manage and facilitate the scrum process and ceremonies; daily stand-ups, demos, retrospectives, grooming and planning meetings, etc.
– Help the Product Owner/ Product Manager keep the product backlog in good shape and groomed/ready for sprint planning
– Act as a subject matter expert and coach to the team in Agile methodology, tool usage, decision making process following the proper guidelines
– Resolves team impediments with the other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the product-centric delivery approach in the organization
– Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities
– Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary
– Coach leaders, teams in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
– Help manage risks and dependencies
– Escalate and track impediments
– Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
– Encourage collaboration between teams and Solution Architects/Engineering
– Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help them improve
– Foster use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices
– Identify gaps in process and skills and help bridge the transition of the organization to scaled agile, product-centric delivery

Must Haves:

– 10+ years experience in project management with 8+ years experience in the management of complex technical projects and 4+ years experience on helping organization implementing Scaled Agile Practices (Release Train Engineer experience, or Scrum Master experience)
– At least 4 years of experience in delivery of Healthcare software within a regulated environment.
– Has successfully led large-scale software projects (with multiple tracks of work and teams in multiple locations) from concept to delivery

– Experience with managing senior stakeholders and coaching senior leaders on Lean-Agile Principles
– Fluent English skills (written and spoken) Strong skills in leading teams, problem-solving, influencing, teamwork, initiative and communication.
– Ability to work flexible hours as needed and to facilitate virtual meetings for globally dispersed teams.
– Experience in collaborating with teams on a more complex project or program decisions across multiple areas, evaluating tradeoffs and providing options and recommendations to senior executives.
– Demonstrated skills in innovation and creative approaches in building new business process solutions.
– Negotiation skills, long term and strategic thinking without losing the actual needs, teamwork and fast integration into bigger teams
– Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques

Nice to have:

– Experience in data driven software development and experience with managing data driven projects within sequencing
– International teamwork or global functional experience is preferred.
– Experience in the pharmaceutical industry a plus
– Experience with GxP relevant systems
– Experience with deployment of cloud and SaaS solutions
– Knowledge of Diagnostics business Previous Roche experience

Reference Nr.: 921806
Role: Release Train Engineer / Advanced Scrum Master
Industrie: Pharma
Pensum: 100%
Start: 01.09.2022
Duration: 6++
Deadline: 09.08.22

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Role details

Industry Pharmaceuticals
Location Basel
Type Contract
Skill Release Train Engineer / Advanced Scrum Master (f/m/d) - Project Management / Scrum Master / Healthcare / Software / English
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