Scrum Master Job

Date: Feb 18, 2018

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: PRO013243

Our mission worldwide is to save and improve lives. We know that IT and new technologies can help us to speed up this process a lot and this is why MSD Prague IT hub was set up 3 years ago. We believe in power of teams and feedback loops. We chose Agile. It does not mean we are Agile, but we are on the way. This shift in mindset is challenging and therefore we need you.

What is it about?

As a Scrum master you will

  • help our software development teams in becoming self-organised
  • be part of the Scrum masters team at MSD and work on common goals together
  • coach both individuals and teams
  • get together people from different parts of the company, different timezones and different background
  • get mentoring from senior colleagues
  • work closely with the teams or focus more on the whole organisation
  • and of course, you will get a company mobile phone, cafeteria, 5 weeks of vacation + 5 sick days

Why is MSD a good choice?

  • Our primary focus is on development of new drugs
  • IT innovations can lead us to better results in research of new drugs
  • Prague IT hub is bringing new ways of thinking (incl. Agile) to an established company, be part of it!
  • Great colleagues from all around the world and informal environment
  • Working in a team of Scrum masters to support MSD in being successful

How do our teams look?

  • Collocated but with ties across the world (esp. Singapore and US)
  • Cross-functional
  • 6-9 team members
  • Working on mobile apps, web platforms, machine learning solutions, big data, APIs
  • On the way to self-organisation
  • Diverse: 40 % foreigners and 70 nationalities

What you need for this role?

  • Understand Agile principles behind methodologies and practices
  • Be a very good observer of the team dynamics
  • Proactivity and not being afraid of speaking out when everyone else is silent
  • Be able to manage your time in the vibrant environment of a big company
  • Facilitation and coaching skills
  • Curiosity and passion for learning new things


Job: Program/Project Management
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Employee Status: Regular
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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