Danaher Corporation Senior Digital Agile Manager in Bangalore, India
Job Location - Bangalore, India
This position is for Life Science Digital team located at Danaher India Development Center (IDC), Bangalore
IDC is a research and development center with the vision of accelerating product roadmaps across various Danaher business segments. Started in 2014, the center now hosts 500+ associates for multiple Danaher operating companies focusing on Diagnostics, Life Science, and Environmental and Applied Science segments. The operating companies includes Beckman Coulter, Radiometer, Leica Biosystems, PID Digital, LS Digital, Hach, Leica Microsystems, IDBS, SCIEX, HemoCue, Videojet and Cepheid.
The IDC workforce comprises of various product engineering teams, working on development of software and hardware components of groundbreaking products for Immunoassay, Chemistry, Hematology, Molecular diagnostics, Oncology, Neurosurgery and Water Quality. IDC has evolved as center of excellence for Cloud and data analytics, with significant contributions to the key informatics solutions. The teams consist of hardworking software & hardware engineers and development managers. The teams are supported by local Product managers, Quality & Regulatory and Intellectual property specialists.
The inhouse teams works in close coordination with global R&D centers at US, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Denmark and Sweden. Located at the center of Bangalore IT HUB, IDC is housed at state of art facility, measuring 120K sqft.
About Danaher’s Life Sciences Platform & Life Sciences Digital Team
Danaher`s Life Sciences Platform is a global leader uniquely positioned to industrialize biology reducing time and cost to market of biologics and improving access to new life saving therapeutics. Our Life Sciences business provides products under a variety of brands, including , Beckman Coulter Life Sciences (https://www.beckman.com/) , Cytiva (https://www.cytivalifesciences.com/en/us) , , Pall (https://www.pall.com/) , Integrated DNA Technologies (http://applewebdata/7BA2A0E0-058F-4499-97FF-DD87FBFC4AEE/Integrated%20DNA%20TechnologiesDT) , Leica Micro Systems (https://www.leica-microsystems.com/) , Molecular Devices (https://www.moleculardevices.com/) , Aldevron (https://www.aldevron.com/) , and Sciex (https://www.sciex.com/) . Learn more at: https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/within-life-sciences . Working in Life Sciences means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible global customers undertake life-saving activities like developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.
Life Sciences Digital team is part of Danaher’s Life Sciences Platform. If you are seeking a career in transforming Life Sciences industry through application of Digital technologies (Cloud, Data, IoT and AI), you should consider joining our team. We are accelerating development and commercialization of innovative Data, IoT and AI based solutions in Life Sciences industry.
As the Sr Digital Agile Manager, you are responsible for the success of all projects in LS Digital’s portfolio. You will plan, execute, and deliver all projects on time, in budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities. Throughout the lifecycle of each project, you will track project status and manage scrum teams to mitigate issues and risks.
As an Agile Manager, you will join a fast-paced environment to facilitate rapid and predictable software releases as you work with a team of highly skilled cloud engineers, UI/UX designers, data scientists, data engineers, QA engineers, product managers and other stakeholders. You will be a key part of a team that tackles complex high-performance feature requirements in advanced Digital initiatives involving IoT, Data and Analytics including AI/Machine Learning. You will be responsible for bringing a sense of urgency, open communication, collaboration and disciplined program management along with a mindset of continuous improvement in how we develop/deploy highly scalable cloud-based software services.
Develop and drive operational plans for new and ongoing project implementation activities through effective planning, coordination, communication and team leadership
Work closely with product owners to understand the vision, objectives, and maintain backlog.
Understand requirements and help in drafting user epics and stories in an Agile environment.
Establish and drive adoption of Agile frameworks, tools and best practices
Develop a release plan for projects based on scrum team capacity and velocity.
Ensure SW best practices and established processed are followed (ex: code reviews, test cases etc)
Coordinate and facilitate design sprints involving internal product managers, developers, data scientists, test engineers, UX/UI designers and other stake holders as necessary.
Run daily stand-ups, epic/story grooming sessions and sprints retrospectives. Interact and engage with senior leadership and product managers to help team decide backlogs.
Serve as a key bridge between individual scrum team members and dependent teams including third party vendors. Recognize and eliminate team obstacles.
Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects and report to senior leadership in clear and succinct manner.
Have a strong Project Management methodology.
Experience being an Agile or Scrum Manager for at least 4-5 years for a scrum team with over all 8 to 12 years of experience
5+ years of experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed)
5+ years of experience in managing scrum teams for cloud-based system development with advanced web/mobile applications design and launch.
5+ years of experience in applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for scrum processes, such as retrospectives, burn-down monitoring, reporting metrics etc.
Experience using SDLC (software development lifecycle) practices and frameworks and backlog management tools (e.g. JIRA/Confluence/etc).
Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
Ability to work successfully in a team environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Clear written and verbal communications skills; Attention to detail, self-motivated, creative and flexible; Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Certification as a Scrum Master, Agile Certified Practitioner, SAFe or PMP is a plus
Degree in Computer Science or a related field is a plus.
Must have prior track record as a Scrum manager for cloud-based platform/products/services
Must have prior record of accomplishment of working in a globally distributed team in different time zones with excellent communication skills
When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.
Operating Company: Cepheid