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Danaher Corporation Senior Scrum Master/ Agile Coach in Guildford, United Kingdom

IDBS is a leading global provider of advanced software for research and development organizations to securely capture, manage, share, and exploit structured and unstructured data. IDBS’ software platform powers process design and execution while delivering deep insights that drive innovation. By enabling our customers to deliver high-quality therapeutics to patients faster and more cost effectively, IDBS is accelerating biopharmaceutical development into the digital age. Our customers trust us with their data so they can get back to what they do best: science that betters lives.

IDBS is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We are currently looking for a Scrum Master who has strong experience with agile coaching and strong change management skills. This role will be an integral part of our agile software Engineering teams, responsible for ensuring their teams deliver high quality software whilst at the same time ensuring teamwork across functions, calling out risks where necessary and enabling teams to foster an approach of continuous improvement.

We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in flexibility in working arrangements. This role can either be a remote position but regular travel to Guildford/ Woking should be expected.

  • Mentor and develop our agile teams to ensure a consistent high level of performance

  • Ensure work is planned effectively to promote high productivity

  • Lead and take part in agile ceremonies across multiple teams

  • Remove blockers within and between Agile Teams

  • Ensure a well-defined and prioritised backlog to facilitate in the delivery of our software

  • Be a point of contact for risk assessment and escalation within the team

  • Ensure effective use of retrospectives to build a culture of ‘fail-fast’ and ‘learn from failures’ within the agile software development process.

  • Establish positive relationships across departments including, but not limited to, Product, Customer Success and Global Professional Services

  • Identify and participate in continuous improvement initiatives.

    If the above excites you and you think you could excel in this role, we want to hear from you. Here is what success in this role looks like:

  • Strong knowledge and tried and tested skills in agile practices and principles

  • Strong coaching for performance skills

  • Strong skills in verbal and written communication with the ability to listen actively with appropriate responses giving consideration to the views of others

  • Able to relay complex information in simple terms to people at varying levels of competence

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience of working in a cloud software development environment

  • A proven track record of implementing measurable results through continuous improvement

  • Ability to work as part of a team including with distributed teams, supporting others towards a common goal

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.