Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20186

at Abbott Laboratories
Location Alameda, CA
Date Posted April 22, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Scrum Master – Alameda, CA or Bend, OR

About Abbott

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology. 


We are recruiting for a Scrum Master to join our team in either the Alameda, CA or Bend, OR location. In this role, you will be focused on conceptualizing, designing, and developing innovative software products and the delivery of innovative mobile app and cloud software products in order to  revolutionizing the way in which our customers manage their health. 


  • Facilitate the activities of multiple scrum teams, spanning multiple product platforms
  • Coach Product Owners and Developers in the application of Agile practices
  • Effectively draw from a multitude of skills & capabilities to influence team members & unblock scrum teams
  • Use Agile principles & processes to help with meeting sprint goals within the target iteration, meet quality standards, stakeholder expectations, and business needs
  • Lead scrum teams & foster a strong collaborative ethos within your teams
  • Communicate project/product delivery updates, reports & make connections between tactical activities & the larger business outcome
  • Coordinate development dependencies that span multiple teams and know how to track team progress in JIRA
  • Escalate issues and identify risks to leadership & project stakeholders in a timely fashion
  • Coach Product Managers, Program Managers and Developers with Agile practices adoption & find ways to bring more innovation & experimentation mindsets into the way we work
  • Help define KPIs to monitor team performance and facilitate continuous improvement and increasing transparency
  • Serve as a ‘change agent’ to evangelize Agile methodologies and principles in the organization



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or related discipline
  • 8+ years of experience leading and/or building Scrum teams
  • 5+ years of experience on Agile development teams  with a deep understanding of Agile development  practices
  • Demonstrated experience implementing useful metrics to help team(s) identify opportunities for improvement
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring cross-functional scrum teams and working with tools such as Jira, Confluence, and/or Jama
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization


  • Advanced level degree in Computer Science, Business or related discipline
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification
  • Medical device experience
  • Software development experience


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

 Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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