Engineering Manager & Scrum Master at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Engineering Manager & Scrum Master

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US Full-Time Internal/External

Scrum Master III

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work. You will grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have crafted an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, efficiency, innovation, and growth.

Customers throughout the globe rely on our extensive variety of products and services-from next-generation instruments to everyday lab essentials to life-saving medicine. If you desire to be a part of an outstanding team, Thermo Fisher Scientific can provide you with the opportunity to work in Information Technology (IT) to support our teams that enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Thermo Fisher's IT work is carried out by dedicated professionals who want to make a difference.

We are seeking an Engineering Manager & Scrum Master to join our Software Development team. Candidate should be a highly-motivated individual who thrives on the challenges of working in new environments with the latest technologies. Successful candidates should have strong organizational, communication and collaboration skills.

  • Supervise & direct the work of a team of software engineering professionals
  • Ensure team has appropriate training & development needs fulfilled
  • Assign work to software engineering personnel and evaluate performance
  • Manage continuing support for client-facing products
  • Acts as Scrum Master for one or more Scrum teams
  • Establish team level cadence and drive team level ceremonies (e.g. sprint planning, team retrospectives, backlog refinement, etc.)
  • Provide leadership, direction, and mentoring to encourage adoption of good Agile practices
  • Encourage and facilitate cross-team coordination and collaboration
  • Find and work to remove development and project roadblocks. Advance impediments appropriately as needed.
  • Facilitate management of the Scrum team's dependencies between the team and third parties, release managers, or other Scrum teams
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Work cross functionally to align strategy, methodology, and execution
  • Monitor and track the progress of agreed schedules and action items.
  • Deep technical knowledge of Continuous Improvement tools and methodologies (i.e. Certification in PPI Business System, Lean Six Sigma, Agile, Business Transformation, Process Re-engineering, or another proven improvement methodology preferred.)


  • BS / BA degree or combination of relevant education and experience.
  • 4+ Years of Professional Related Experience Preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach and motivate a team to optimal performance.
  • Experience with Enterprise/Scaled Agile methodologies
  • Experience leading Agile / Scrum adoption at the team level
  • Experience with Agile management tools such as Atlassian Jira

  • Project Management and/or Agile/Scrum Industry Certification(s)
  • Project management in software or IT delivery
  • Previous software development experience
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology
  • Understanding the value of delivering on release commitments made by a development team
  • Participation in industry Agile communities
  • Experience building and managing relationships across a large enterprise
  • Problem solving, decision making, negotiation and influencing capacity
More Information on Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA. Thermo Fisher Scientific was founded in 2022. It has 61393 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 483 open jobs at Thermo Fisher Scientific, click here.
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