Scrum Master

at Bayer Inc.
Published September 13, 2022
Location Indianola, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

Scrum Master


The primary responsibilities of this role, Scrum Master, are to:

* Develop, deliver, and/or coordinate with external providers to provision training and workshops on agile frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework) and practices (e.g., conducting daily stand ups, retrospectives, backlog management);
* Assess and enhance team agility and maturity by developing coaching plans and conducting maturity assessments;
* Coach individuals and teams (including scrum masters and product owners) to facilitate adoption and improvement in agile methodologies and principles;
* Establish and ensure adoption of standards, ceremonies, and best practices for agile ways of working;
* Provide guidance and facilitate sprint and release planning sessions, and other agile ceremonies as needed;
* Challenge existing workflows and processes and remove impediments to agile teams success;
* Facilitate the organization s transition to a continuous delivery model and adoption of an agile mindset across stakeholders;
* Monitor and communicate progress of agile teams key metrics (e.g., OKRs and KPIs) to stakeholders (e.g., IT and business leaders);
* Track metrics to surface potential problems and assist teams in resolving them;
* Champion agile approaches, drive awareness of the agile transformation, and gain stakeholder buy in to expand adoption and support agile approaches;
* Keep up to date with corporate policies, practices, and industry trends concerning agile;
* Participate in the identification, collection, and reporting of agile practice metrics and measurements to track progress;
* Assist with establishing communities of practice and developing a culture of continuous improvement across team;
* Deep expertise in agile methodologies, frameworks, and practices;
* Experience coaching and mentoring individuals and teams an facilitating training sessions;
* Demonstrated ability to influence change and resolve conflict at the leadership and team level;
* Strong problem-solving skills that can be applied to resolve complex business and technical challenges;
* Experience developing and tracking metrics and using them to make data driven decisions;
* Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders verbally and in writing;
* Familiarity with agile planning tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence, Rally);
* Adaptability and a willingness to learn new skills, technologies, and frameworks.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree (or equivalent years of experience);
* Five years of experience working in an agile delivery environment;
* Three years of experience working as an agile coach, scrum master, or a comparable role;
* Agile certification (e.g. SAFe, Scrum).

Preferred Qualifications:

* Background in SaMD or Regulated environments is preferred;




Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.

To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements. Location: United States : Pennsylvania : Indianola Division: Pharmaceuticals Reference Code: 701281 Contact Us Email: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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