Thermo Fisher Scientific Scrum Master in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

What will you do?

  • Supports and facilitates generally one to two Scrum Teams in various functions by fostering Agile values and practices.

  • Ensures team adherence to Agile principles. Provides coaching to the Scrum Team(s) on how to execute the Scrum framework.

  • Organizes and facilitates ceremonies, identifies improvement opportunities to optimize velocity and quality while mitigating risk. Tracks and communicates the overall team progress providing visibility to stakeholders.

  • Serves as a filter to remove impediments to progress as identified by the team. Protects the team from outside influences to ensure the team remains focused on Scrum Team priorities.

  • Partners with the Product Owner to ensure the backlog items are prioritized based on business value and ready for the team.

How will you get here?

  • 5+ years of experience working for SW development teams

  • Strong understanding and applied experience with Scrum development principles. 


  • Ability to coach teams in the scrum master capacity. 


  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic development environment with matrix reporting structure. 


  • Strong facilitation skills.


  • Ability to multi-task in a very fast- paced environment, between multiple projects and post-project support.


  • Strong time management skills, prioritization abilities and independently “take ownership”.


  • Responsible to ensure appropriate business processes, data quality, and systems delivery.


  • Ability to define business processes, data needs, and requirements.

  • Ability to work with others remotely to facilitate creation of roadmaps, product backlogs, prioritization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Work with the scrum team to remove impediments to deliver the product

  • Able to work effectively with dispersed, remote and global teams when needed.

  • Expected to follow Company’s governance processes and methodologies, and manage to budget.

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent is

  • Scrum Master certification is preferred

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.