Your primary responsibility is to initially setup an Agile Framework which includes creating the operational processes and obtaining alignment with various stakeholders. Progressively you would need develop a robust understanding of the product functionality and clinical context so that you can help identify and manage risks.
Setup the Agile framework and including related processes
Setup the tool chain to enable effective implementation of the process
Manage all aspects of release planning, sprint planning, backlog grooming (estimation) and daily management
Ensures there is a clear concept of MVP (Minimum Viable Product)
Create simple but highly effective dashboards to capture key metrics such as burndown, defect trends, backlog metrics and technical/process debt
Progressively identify and eliminate waste and thereby lean out the process which may include leading value stream mapping sessions .
Continuously monitors industry for best practices and drives a culture of engineering excellence
This is a leadership role and you will be instrumental in building a passionate and highly motivated team that works with a great sense of urgency while taking full accountability for the outcome
You will also ensure the team takes the time to reflect and more importantly celebrates the wins
Will own the software development plan including its documentation for a project/release
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering, or related fields preferred, or commensurate experience
Product development experience of complex products preferably with a hardware and a software component
Proven experience in doing Agile transformations and preferably in medical device companies
Strong knowledge of software tools such as JIRA and collaborative tools such as Confluence and Slack
Works very well in a collaborative, fast paced, multidisciplinary environment, and thrives under pressure
Has a healthy risk taking appetite and shows the courage to fail early and cheap
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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