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Scrum Master - SAP

Limerick, Ireland

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1700195964W

The Johnson and Johnson, EMEA Development Centre, are currently seeking a Scrum Master with extensive SAP experience or an experienced SAP project manager who would be interested in becoming an Agile Scrum Master, to join our team.
We develop, design and deliver high quality business applications, software solutions and services to meet J&J business technology requirements.
The offices are designed to accommodate Scrum development and are based on the University of Limerick Campus. It is an open and highly collaborative environment based on LEAN principles with a strong emphasis on continuous integration, automated testing and continuous delivery. Scrum teams are encouraged to be self-organising and autonomous.
  • Supporting the Product Owner and Development Team to deliver on the Product Backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example.
  • Guiding and coaching the team to ensure Scrum practices and principles are adhered to.
  • Ensure the Development Team is self organising.
  • Facilitating all Scrum ceremonies, that is, the Daily Stand Up, Product Backlog refinement, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demo and Sprint retrospective.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment, on a continual basis.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on collaboration and problem solving.
  • Facilitating completing work without coercion, assigning or dictating tasks.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and providing metrics.
  • Supporting the Product Owner, especially with respect to refinement and integrity of the Product Backlog

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience working in an SAP environment
  • Experience with SAP deployments in a global pharmaceutical company
  • Experienced SAP project manager / deployment expert
  • Possess an understanding of Agile development methodologies
  • Posess an understanding of the Product Owner, Scrum Master and Development Team role and User Epic and Story Creation.
  • Previous experience running large complex multi-disciplinary team
  • Finance operations oversight of project and software engineering teams
  • Experience as a Scrum Master developing software using Agile methodologies.
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • SAP Certification
  • Experience with JIRA, JIRA Agile and Confluence.
  • Possess a solid understanding and drive to delivery SAP projects (using AGILE development methodologies is an advantage , specifically Scrum and Kanban)
  • Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal english skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate with stakeholders
  • Adaptability to a multicultural environment
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing conditions
  • Team player
Preferred qualifications:
  • BSc. or Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work effectively with teams.
  • Strong analytical skills and a demonstrable bias toward action.

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd. (8170)
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