Siemens Software Engineering Associate Manager - PLM Agile Scrum Master - Milford, OH or Plano, TX in Milford, Ohio

Software Engineering Associate Manager - PLM Agile Scrum Master - Milford, OH or Plano, TX

Multiple Locations:Milford, Ohio; Plano, Texas

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Digital Factory

Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM

Requisition Number: 223960

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Milford

Other Locations: United States-Texas-Plano

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Entry level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/digital-factory.htm

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Job Description:

Position Overview

The Siemens PLM Innovation and Research team is looking for passionate Agile Scrum Masters to help create the next generation of PLM software products tackling a variety of problems like Data Wrangling, Microservices, Declarative Client, plus many more. As a key member of the Innovation and Research team, you will have the unique opportunity to shape and build a brand new product offering from Siemens while getting hands on experience integrating with many Siemens PLM products.

You will be part of a strong team in a fast-paced, start-up like environment where agile development is embraced and innovation is encouraged. At Siemens, every Software engineer has the opportunity to positively impact millions of customers and you will be called on to identify and realize these opportunities.

Siemens is a high growth organization working on products and software that is changing the world. Be part of this fantastic new opportunity and inspiring culture of relentless innovation towards Ingenuity for Life.

Primary Accountabilities of the Role:

  • The person in this role will be managing and executing against project plans and delivery commitments within an Agile/Scrum environment within the Innovation and Research team. You will be leading a team of highly motivated software developers, which thrives on solving challenging problems with innovative solutions. The software development activity of the team could be prototype code, researching an emerging technology, developing applications and microservices, testing harnesses, DevOps pipeline steps, and cloud development technology. The person in this role will drive a daily scrum meetings, manage product communications, upward and downward through organization; escalate issues and present mitigation/solutions to cross-functional executive teams.

Where the position fits in the organization

This position would be in the LCS organization under the Business Driven Innovation and Research Organization.

Responsibilities

The person in this role will be managing and execute against project plans and delivery commitments within an Agile/Scrum environment within the Innovation and Research team. You will be leading a team of highly motivated software developers, which thrives on solving challenging problems with innovative solutions. The software development activity could be prototype code, researching an emerging technology, developing applications and microservices, testing harnesses, DevOps pipeline steps, and cloud development technology. The person in this role will be on an Agile Scrum team, and will participate a daily scrum meeting, updating story tasks, and providing daily updates to the team.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Manage a team of high caliber Software Development Engineers working on building world class, scalable distributed systems

  • Recruit, hire, mentor, and coach Software Development Engineers at different levels of experience

  • Interface with our internal customers to understand requirements, set priorities and communicate direction and progress

  • Own all operational metrics and support for your teams' software

  • Drive improvements in software engineering practices across engineering teams

  • Assist in defining product roadmaps based on team strategy and vision

  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, performance and operational support load

  • Support prioritization of backlog based on business value

  • Coach team to track story points in sprints

  • Drive Scrum ceremonies with scrum team

  • Communicates and track scrum team velocity and release milestones

  • Coordinate & track readiness/risks of all requirements across scrum teams

  • Manage product communications, upward and downward through organization; escalate issues and present mitigation/solutions to cross-functional executive teams

  • Influence product development, product testability, stability to ensure a superior end to end customer journey

  • Communicate system requirements and schedules to facilitate technical readiness with cross-functional teams.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

  • 5+ years professional experience in software development building production software systems

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Scrum Master with a scrum coaching mentality in a 100% Agile environment

  • Must be well versed with agile roles and artifacts

  • Strong experience in delivering projects using Agile methodology is a must

  • Demonstrated experience delivering product successfully with Agile KPI metrics

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) is a must

  • Sharp analytical abilities and design skills are required.

  • Strong Operational Excellence skills are essential

  • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills, with the ability to drive operational excellence and best practices within a larger engineering community that is working on complex technical problems

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 5 years as Scrum Master for a platform enterprise development team using Saas technology

  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements and effectively prioritize program deliverables

  • Experience in releasing software across multiple software teams

  • Experience hiring and building new technical teams from scratch, including hiring, bootstrapping new development processes, establishing quality metrics and testing methodologies, and setting up automated deployments

  • Experience managing technical teams across multiple geographies

  • Have a hands-on knowledge of Java or C/C++, and mainstream cloud computing technologies

  • Architectural expertise in the design of large-scale, highly available, low latency, distributed systems and software

  • Experience with developing rich user interfaces and elegant user experiences.

  • Experience with cloud based analytics platform

  • Experience with new client-side application technologies (e.g. ReactJS and React Native)

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts

  • Project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules

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