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Professional Returnship- Scrum Master

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Professional Returnship- Scrum Master


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Jan 10, 2021

**Professional Returnship- Scrum Master**

**Careers That Change Lives**

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

Medtronic is excited to expand our Careers 2.0 Returnship Program!

Careers 2.0 is a program that is designed to increase the pipeline of female STEM talent who are returning from a two or more year career break. This program provides the opportunity for professionals to get back into the workforce at a later life stage, and offers a powerful return-to-work strategy for individuals.

The Cardiac and Vascular Group brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe.

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

**The Role**

As a Scrum Master, you are accountable for working with your scrum team(s) and product owner to deliver capabilities that meet overall business objectives using Agile methodologies. This role is expected to lead scrum teams through the development of new product capabilities, features, and solutions that support business strategies and initiatives. This role will continuously develop and improve software development and execution

**A Day in the Life**

+ Leads and directs one or more scrum teams engaged in global initiatives

+ Facilitates relevant Scrum ceremonies including sprint planning, daily scrums, sprint reviews, demos and retrospectives

+ Plans and communicates the team capacity for each quarter and sprint

+ Collaborates with both the Product Owner (PO) and Product Development Managers (PDMs) to ensure sprint commitments are aligned to backlog priority, well-defined, and achievable

+ Continuously monitors sprint health, including issues and risks; coordinating discussions with stakeholders to review/update commitments when necessary

+ Manages task management tool and dashboards/metrics to ensure clarity and full transparency regarding sprint health and team performance against commitments

+ Ensures scrum team members maintain administrative hygiene to ensure dashboards/metrics are clear and actionable

+ Supports sprint demos with the team to celebrate successes and align output with stakeholder expectations

+ Facilitates retrospective sessions with a feedback loop; resulting in continuous improvement

+ Collaborates with other scrum masters to improve Agile methodologies efficiency

+ Responsible for sprint deliverables through effective organization and leadership, business case and benefits management, stakeholder management, risk management and issue resolution, planning and control, change management, and quality management

+ Keeps current on advances and best practices in agile methodologies

+ Embraces and owns servant leadership:

+ Guides the team to self-organize for operation beyond the defined Agile/Scrum frameworks

+ Clears roadblocks and obstacles for the team

+ Protects the team from changing priorities, communication, and other distractions outside of sprint commitments

+ Promotes collaboration and teamwork across scrum team members, encouraging cross-training and team support when necessary

**_\#Careers2.0 #CRMSoftware #CRMRD_**

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

**CAREERS 2.0 Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:**

+ A current career break of two or more years

+ An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university

+ Minimum of 4 years of relative professional experience

+ Previous experience working in a collaborative and diverse environment

**Specific to this Role:**

**Must Haves: Minimum Qualifications**

+ **Bachelors degree**

**Specialized Knowledge Required:**

+ Strong verbal and written communication

+ Excels at building strong relationships with scrum team, external stakeholders, and leadership

**Nice to Have:**

+ Scrum team predictability, quality and velocity improvements over time

+ Transparency of scrum team work in progress and completed work, as well as work that carries over from sprint to sprint

+ Strategic communication with stakeholders outside of the scrum team

+ Feedback from scrum team, Product Owner (PO), and business stakeholders

+ First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)

+ Regulated industry knowledge

+ Experience or interest working in distributed, global teams

+ Familiar with planning tools like TFS, Confluence or similar

+ Experience or interest in teaching and coaching team members

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2021-01-12 Expires: 2021-03-29
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