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Agile Expert | Scrum Master

We are looking for an Agile Expert | Scrum Master to join our team in Royston. You will be ideally educated to a degree level in information technology or equivalent.

At our site in Royston we are manufacturing a number of leading automated instruments and their associated consumables used in bioprocessing and pharmaceutical research. We have a well-established software team and we have an immediate position for an Agile Expert | Scrum Master.

In this role you will be supporting and educating the team in defined tools and methods, ensuring that the agreed Agile process is being followed. Your role will include providing support and advice on Agile | Scrum as well as managing a developing a team of software developers.         

This position is based at our site in Royston |near Cambridge|.

What you will accomplish together with us:

  • Coaching and mentoring a team in agile principles

  • Fostering a self-organised environment within the development team

  • Managing a team of software developers and their day to day work allocation

  • Acting as the ambassador of the new culture and ways of working and keeping up to date on new trends

  • Removing impediments for the development teams to achieve development objectives

  • Ensuring that all Scrum ceremonies take place and are positive, productive, and kept within the timebox

  • Ensuring that goals, scope and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible

  • Collaborating with other Scrum masters to share knowledge and ideas

  • Driving change to maximise productivity of the development team

  • To act as a facilitator between the development team and the product owner

What will convince us:

  • Ideally educated to a degree level in information technology or equivalent

  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) would be desirable

  • A strong problem-solver, capable of ingraining a culture of continuous learning and continuous improvement

  • Strong working experience as a software developer

  • Experience in C# and WPF

  • Experience in implementing Agile | Scrum would be desirable

  • Excellent leadership skills, strong collaboration and communication skills

  • Knowledge of Agile | Scrum techniques is desirable

  • Knowledgeable in the SAFe framework is desirable

  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc. is desirable

In order to commence working with us, the successful candidate will need the right to work in the UK.

What we offer

Our ambition is to simplify progress in life science research and the biopharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. So that more people can obtain access to better medicine. Nearly 11,000 employees at more than 60 production and sales locations worldwide are committed to this vision. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Do you also want to contribute to our vision? Grow with us and benefit from working with a Global Player that has kept its familiar atmosphere:

Opportunity for international career development: A global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

Open and highly collaborative culture: Mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites

Intelligent working environment: Working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.

We look forward to receiving your application.