This BIOS Scrum Master and Program Manager position supports a cross functional team that creates, designs and develops BIOS firmware for HP Business Desktops and Notebooks.
The main objective of this position is to act as an Agile champion to a firmware development team as well as manage projects .
Additional responsibilities include :
Act as Agile Scrum Master for 2-3 scrum teams developing firmware
Ensure that scrum process is followed, and the backlog is executed per priorities set by the Product Owner
Track and report metrics, program risks, issues and status to senior management
Coordinating activities across software teams, firmware teams and other functional teams
Lead documentation efforts related to new development
The BIOS Scrum Master and Program Manager is responsible for leading a matrix team through the engineering development process for business notebook and desktop PCs.
As an Engineering Program Manager and Scrum Master, you will :
Use Agile Principles to deliver firmware for business notebooks and desktop PCs
Develop and / or direct development of schedules, critical deliverables, resource allocation plan and other support requirements for firmware projects
Act as an Agile / Scrum leader to a firmware development team : monitor and enforce the scrum process, clear impediments, lead scrum ceremonies and assist in resolving team conflicts
Track, prioritize and maintain observations / defects
Lead end customer documentation efforts associated with firmware development
Manage activities of supporting project teams and internal development partners; ensures progress against established plan and make determinations based on analysis of business information to alter or update schedule and resource allocation to meet product requirements and development schedule
Communicate program progress, escalations and issue analysis to product stakeholders; collaborates with management and manufacturing and development partners to recommend and implement changes to product, processes, or business practices
Manage design change processes to support customer requests, lead coordination and communication efforts with wider teams with impact analysis and recommendations.
Drive innovation and integration of new technologies and quality initiatives into projects and activities in the manufacturing and / or engineering organization
Mentors less-experienced staff members
Education & Experience Bachelor's or master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent Direct Scrum Master experience required Hands on firmware engineering development experience is desirable Scrum Master Certification required PMP / PMI Certification desirable Minimum 6-10 years' experience
Knowledge and skills Self-starter, able to lead and influence a diverse team and can work effectively across cultural and time zone boundaries Strong organization skills Strong communication skills, capable of bridging highly technical teams with management and support teams Experience delivering complex software programs using Agile Principles Experience with security software is a plus Experience with firmware development is a plus Ability to work complex projects while identifying and resolving problems independently or as a contributing team member Extensive experience with using MS DevOps, program planning tools and software packages to create, manage, and track project results Excellent analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrated business acumen and successful experience managing all aspects of programs, including briefing of executive management, negotiating with business groups, communicating with stakeholders and directing matrix teams and resources Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
mastery in English and local language Ability to effectively communicate program plans, proposals, and results and negotiate options at senior management levels