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The Boeing Company Experienced Scrum Master in Bengaluru, India

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Overview

Boeing is the world’s largest (Per Boeing LinkedIn page) aerospace company and a leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space, and security systems, and global services. Building on a legacy of over a century of innovation and leadership, Boeing continues to lead the way in technology and innovation, customer delivery, and investment in its people and future growth of aerospace.

In India, Boeing has been a strong partner to the Indian aerospace and defense sectors for more than 75 years. People at Boeing have been supporting mission readiness and modernization of India’s defense forces, and enabling connected, safer, and smarter flying experiences, in the sky, in the seas, and in space.

Technology for today and tomorrow

The Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center (BIETC) is a 3000+ diverse engineering workforce that contributes to global aerospace growth. Our engineers deliver cutting-edge R&D, innovation, and high-quality engineering work in global markets, and leverage new-age technologies such as AI/ML, IIoT, Cloud, Model-Based Engineering, and Additive Manufacturing, shaping the future of aerospace.

People-driven culture

At Boeing, we believe creativity and innovation thrives when every employee is trusted, empowered, and has the flexibility to choose, grow, learn, and explore. We offer variable arrangements depending upon business and customer needs, and professional pursuits that offer greater flexibility in the way our people work. We also believe that collaboration, frequent team engagements, and face-to-face meetings bring diverse perspectives and thoughts – enabling every voice to be heard and every perspective to be respected. No matter where or how our teammates work, we are committed to positively shaping people’s careers and being thoughtful about employee wellbeing.

At Boeing, we are inclusive, diverse, and transformative.

With us, you can create and contribute to what matters most in your career, community, country, and world. Join us in powering the progress of global aerospace.

Boeing Global Services Digital Solutions –Flight Domain team is currently looking for an Experienced Scrum Master to join their team in Bengaluru, KA. As a Software Engineer, you will be part of the Boeing Global Services Digital Solutions team, which develops software applications and products that create direct value to its customers. We provide re-vamped work environments focused on delivering data-driven solutions at a rapidly increased pace over traditional development. Be a part of our passionate and motivated team who are excited to use the latest in software technologies for modern web and mobile application development. Through our products we deliver innovative solutions to our global customer base at an accelerated pace.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Exhibits Lean-Agile Leadership - Helps the team embrace SAFe Core Values, adopt and apply SAFe Principles and implement SAFe practices.

  • Facilitates preparation and readiness of ART Events - Work with the team/other Scrum Masters/Stakeholders/RTM to effectively plan the Program Increments (for the specific Scrum team)

  • Capacity Planning: Check availability of resources in one’s own team/dependent resources from any other team

  • Understand the priority of the requirements from business and work with /guide the team to estimate in story points(establish normalize estimates) and commit based on the known average velocity/capacity of the team

  • Work with the Product Owner/Business team in effective Pre-PI Planning

  • Prepare Internal Team Milestones with dates (for eg: Coding complete and code checked in, User Guide/Release notes inputs complete, demo with PO/Business team etc) and ensures they are in line with the PI Milestone dates. Reviews with RTM and publishes to team/business.

  • Risks/Issues are documented, addressed and brought up as appropriate.

  • Organize and facilitate Scrum Ceremonies during every PI (Ensures that the Scrum processes agreed are followed.)

  • Note: Sprint Planning, Daily stand-ups, Sprint Backlog refinements, Sprint reviews, Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospectives

  • Facilitates the team’s progress toward team goals - Plan and track the team's progress regularly to ensure PI commitments are met. Report any impediments/dependencies, risks and issues on delivery commitments as early as possible to the RTM. The Scrum Master ensures that the team is fully functional and productive. Works towards improving the productivity of the development team in any way possible.

  • Helps coordinate inter-team cooperation and helps team operate well on the Agile Release Train - Collaborates actively with other Scrum masters (Meta Scrum/Scrum of scrums)

  • Discussing any dependencies

  • Share team updates

  • Adopting and sharing any standard processes

  • Communicate any change requests, its analysis and the solution proposal from the team to the RTM.

  • Provide all needed support to the Scrum Team using a servant leadership style (by using persuasion rather than authority) and leading by example.

  • Guide & coach (by asking powerful questions that are thought provoking) the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices and values. Goal: Happy partners/Fostering Self Organization- Issues should be removed by the team wherever possible. Makes the development team aware of the Scrum values.

  • Supports the team rules - Guide and coach the Scrum Team regularly on applying the Agile attitude/standard methodologies/rules to their work processes. Drives Agile behavior in teams & ensures that the team is fully functional, productive and valuable. The Scrum Master is responsible for reinforcing them.

  • Facilitate discussion and decision-making on identifying gaps and how to fill them appropriately.

  • Fosters team collaboration and helps in resolving conflicts

  • Supports the PO- Support/Discuss with the Product Owners, especially with the objective to refine and manage the respective product backlog. (Goal: Improve the Product Owners effectiveness by helping maintain the Product Backlog and ensures User Stories are detailed enough)

  • Leads team efforts in relentless improvement- Identify and propose areas for improvement and issues affecting effectiveness that the Teams themselves might not be aware of. Work with the RTM/Engg Manager based on the type of the issue.

  • Eliminates Impediments - Remove impediments (road blocks) for the development team (or guide the team to remove dependencies/impediments where appropriate) by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.

  • Thrives on Responsibility to improve the throughput of the team, assumes no authority, Showcases Leadership and guidance to team

  • Humble – Willing to do whatever is necessary to help the team achieve its goal, leads by example to recognize the value in all team members

  • Collaborative – Ensures a collaborative culture exists within the team, if not, create such an environment for team to have open and honest conversations.

  • Committed – To following Scrum ceremonies, cadence, addressing impediments, supporting team in meeting the commitments

  • Influential – Should know to exert influence without resorting to being dictatorial; Active participation in spreading Agile attitude within the business unit / organization through coaching, trainings, leading CoEs/CoPs across the company

  • Knowledgeable – Have technical known-how (enough to effectively lead the team), product and market understanding or other specialized knowledge to help the team pursue its goal.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Technical Bachelor's degree or Master degree

  • Strong Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scaled Agile, Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc

  • Good Fundamentals on Agile Methodology is mandatory.

  • CSM [Certified Scrum Master]/ Any Agile Certifications is strongly preferred

  • Exposure for Tools like JIRA, Jama, Confluence is preferred.

  • Mentorship skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works.

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.

  • Good Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.

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

  • Knowledge about other methodologies other than Agile-Scrum, so that he can explain other methodologies to motivate his team.

  • Experience in Software development teams for Aviation Analytics and Digital solution, Flight Deck certified or non-certified products / Smart EFB

  • Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand your team needs.

  • Should have knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.

  • Ability to take and understand your commitment to deliver the product on time.

  • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.

Desired Skills (Preferred qualifications):

  • Should have experience in Software Engineering Domain with evidence of thorough understanding of requirements to solve problems and actively participates in software development.

  • Should have excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Should have demonstrated ability to work in an AGILE environment.

  • Must have experience working with multi-functional teams spread across multiple products and locations within Boeing and external partners.

  • Must be flexible, with a high tolerance for organizational complexity and ability to work with partners from within Boeing and outside, across different cultures and time-zones.

  • Should have extensive experience in collaborating within an Agile team setting, working as a group to drive Epic/Feature/Story creation as well as solution design and architecture.

  • Should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to earn trust, persuade, motivate and mentor other team members. To be effective, this person must earn the respect of the Scrum teams, Scrum Masters, Technical Architect, Release Train Manager, Business teams, customers and all other different partners.

  • Candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, high ethics, strong analytical and creative problem solving skills and a track record of working successfully under pressure in a time-constrained environment.

  • Ability to independently complete & deliver on the backlog without dependency or hand-holding.

  • Should be an excellent standout colleague.

  • Work in an Agile Scrum team following the standard methodologies on Software Craftsmanship such as Test-driven development and Pair Programming/Peer Reviews.

  • Keep track of and actively reduce technical debt.

  • The selected individual will be a skilled, highly professional engineer, work collaboratively with an international team comprising software development, product management, and business analysis.

  • The selected individual will also be responsible to provide support to development of internal competency and resources for critical skills and be a sought-after expert that other developers can benefit from.

  • This position provides periodic updates to Boeing management in the form of progress reports, project summaries, and other related documents. This position will also be responsible for coordinating and communicating regularly with experts in Boeing organizations around the world.

  • This position will support initiatives of Boeing India organization related to engineering excellence, employee development, mentoring, customer engagement etc…

  • Research and recommend new technologies to improve the product development activities.

  • Travel domestically and internationally, as required.

  • Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies

  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system

Typical Education & Experience:

  • Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 8 years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master + 7 years' related work experience.)

Relocation:

This position does offer relocation within INDIA.

Export Control Requirements: This is an export control position.

Export Control Details: Non – US based job

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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