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Philips Scrum Master in Best, Netherlands

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In this role, you have the opportunity to be the servant leader guiding your Agile team as well as the broader organization (MDC department within IGT Systems R&D) on how to use Agile Scrum and Scaled Agile practices in a mechatronics development environment to delight customers and make a substantial contribution to the innovation of our clinical products. You will develop new clinical products & platforms, using the latest version of Scaled agile practices.

You will also communicate with stakeholders, escalate or remove impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement. You are facilitating and guiding the work of your Team and dependencies with Agile Release Trains (ARTs) teams + respective suppliers in the value streams.

You are responsible for

  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher level of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

  • Facilitates Agile team ceremonies as Iteration Planning, Daily Standup, Refinement sessions, Demo and Retrospective and improve on these ceremonies to bring your team to the High Performing state

  • Participate and contribute to daily synchronization meetings; Daily Scrum of Scrum, Daily ART sync in the Agile Release Train

  • Removing impediments for the team with tenacity and urgency

  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency and radiating information

  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on refining and maintaining the product and team backlog

  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

  • Facilitate with your team the estimation and planning for creation of useful, reliable and practical plans for next Program Increment (ARTs quarterly commitment), and support Product management Team in high level estimation of the product roadmap (1 year view)

  • Being involved in cutting edge technology and development practices and mentoring the rest of the team in these areas

  • Manages and optimizes the flow of value through the Team and ART using various tools, such as the Team & Program Kanban and other information radiators.

  • Encourages collaboration between teams, ARTs, Suppliers, Architects, Engineering, Marketing, Q&R etc. (e.g. continuous delivery pipeline, Lean UX, DevOps and Extreme Manufacturing)

  • Assists Product Manager, Product Owners, System Architect and stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment and tracking the execution of features and capabilities in your team and ART

  • Provides full transparency and radiates status to all relevant stakeholders

  • Drives continuous improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assesses the agility level of the Team and ART and helps them improve

  • Foster built-in quality practices (like team predictability, zero defect adherence, 1st time right, continuous integration development, etc.)

You are a part of

the Business Unit IGT Systems which is responsible for marketing, development, manufacturing, services and solutions in the area of cardiac and vascular medical diagnosis and intervention. Our customers are interventional specialists in the cardiology, vascular surgery, neurology and radiology domain operating in a wide variety of hospitals across the globe. You will join a high-performance and culturally diverse department in a dynamic environment. The department consists of 35-40 highly educated software engineers responsible for developing the robotic subsystems of our interventional X-ray systems.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills, competences and experience

  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems

  • At least 2+ years of experience as a scrum master for one or more software development teams, preferably in a regulated environment / healthcare industry

  • 8+ years of software experience working through the design, development, release cycle and delivering complex mechatronics products to the market

  • Experience with servant leadership, confident and inspirational, able to convey goal and purpose, while encouraging self-organization

  • Familiar with Agile Scrum methodologies. Scaled Agile Framework experiences is a pre.

  • Familiar with Agile tools and practices, strong experience with Agile Lifecycle Management Tools (Microsoft TFS) will be an added advantage

  • Self-starter, quick learner and ability to work in a global team setting

  • Behavioral competencies; Business Insight, Customer Focus, Plans and Aligns, Optimizes Work Processes, Develops Talent, Manages Conflict

In return, we offer you

A challenging and creative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very appealing and designed around your preferences.

  • A competitive salary

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and mentoring

  • An international environment with colleagues who are the best in their field

  • Attractive company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways

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