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Senior Scrum Master - $20,000 Hiring Bonus

Senior Scrum Master - $20,000 Hiring Bonus

  • 2022-29076
  • Pleasanton, California, United States

Are you a creative thinker who loves to be part of cutting-edge technologies and solving problems?  Are you passionate about continuous improvement, pushing yourself and challenging teams to reach the next level?  We are seeking a Senior Scrum Master to join our PMO to support programs that drive the delivery of new and revolutionary products. By joining our team, you'll play a vital role in leading the development of next generation PCR technologies. 


Note: This is a fully remote role. 


This position is eligible for a $20,000 HIRING BONUS: 


  • Bonus offered for a limited time only.
  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled.
  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout.
  • Bonus payout after 30 days of employment with Bio-Rad.
  • Bonus offered to direct hires only. Agency hires and internal transfers are not eligible.
  • 12 months repayment clause.


  • Manage, lead team in project development activities with a style that is flexible, yet firm.
  • Build strong working relationships and forms high performing cross-functional teams.
  • Learns software functionality, determines/manages project scope and project risk factors.
  • Create required documentation.
  • Manage and monitor scrum processes, coach teams on scrum/agile methodologies creating culture of empowerment and continuous improvement.
  • Conduct and facilitate daily standup meetings, demo, and retrospective meetings to ensure fast feedback and process/velocity improvement.
  • Lead team in removal of impediments.
  • Build trusting, safe environment for raising issues without fear and emphasis on problem-solving.
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Lead communication outside team with goal of excellent transparency.
  • Engage with product owners and other SMEs to gain deeper understanding of user needs and refine user studies.
  • Coordinate development dependencies spanning multiple teams and track team progress in JIRA.
  • Escalate issues and identify risks to leadership & project stakeholders in a timely fashion.
  • Help define KPIs to monitor team performance and facilitate continuous improvement and increasing transparency.
  • Serve as a ‘change agent’ to evangelize Agile methodologies and principles in the organization.
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests.
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint.


  • Bachelor's degree in scientific field.
  • Strong understanding of and experience in Scrum, Agile and/or Kanban methodologies. 
  • CSM and PMP certification preferred.
  • 5+ years Project Management and Scrum Master experience in a software environment.
  • Previous experience working in and IVD and/or highly regulated industry preferred.
  • Solid understanding of software lifecycle and experience with IEC62304, AAMI TIR45, AAMI TIR32, preferred.
  • PCR, ddPCR experience a plus.
  • Smartsheet, JAMA, JIRA experience a plus.
  • Experience with Jira/Confluence desirable.


Vaccination Requirement:


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:


Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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Agency Non-Solicitation: 


Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.




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