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Johnson & Johnson

Scrum Master Lead

Posted Dec 28, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00014100
11 months
(Jan 23, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

Scrum Master Lead 

Location: Allschwil / Basel 

Duration: 12 months

Hours: 40

Essential: 100% onsite and SAFe Agile certification Is a MUST

At Janssen, we're creating a future where disease is a thing of the past. We're the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, working tirelessly to make that future a reality for patients everywhere by fighting sickness with science, improving access with ingenuity, and healing hopelessness with heart. We focus on areas of medicine where we can make the biggest difference:

Cardiovascular & Metabolism


Infectious Diseases & Vaccines


Oncology & Hematology

Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)

roles and responsibilities

The Scrum Master Lead (Release Train Engineer) will facilitate, continuously improve, and ensure the timely delivery of solutions utilizing our Control Tower Product. The successful Scrum Master Lead (Release Train Engineer) must have a strong desire to leverage their organizational and communication skills, including business acumen, to understand business requirements, manage and optimize cross-team alignment, assist with economic decision-making, address our business partner’s requirements and provide business value.

This will involve: Responsibilities

  • System Design Implementation: Ensure the solutions architected and executed align with our Business Partner’s business and technology objectives. Track value delivery and outcomes against product roadmaps, to ensure delivery of work that is oriented around providing business value. Assist with execution and completion tracking of projects from beginning to end, including escalation of impediments to management.

  • Thought Leadership: Internal feedback loop to product management, sales, and customer success leadership teams regarding the customer experience, product features/functionality, and service implementation/management.

  • Customer Advocate: Acts as a client advocate, attending efforts including architecture design discussions and system demonstrations. Assist with economic decision-making to operate within operating budgets, as well as provide input on project resourcing. Deliver findings including key pain points where applicable.

  • Presentation Skills: Strong presentation skills as well as the ability to build and present high-quality solutions to both technical and executive audiences.

  • Facilitate weekly Agile Release Train Sync. Escalates and tracks impediments to deliveries

  • Establishes and communicates Annual Calendars and guardrails for the portfolio and tracks against it

  • Ensure strategy and execution alignment – Work with stakeholders to help ensure we are delivering according to our capability roadmaps and hold the ART accountable

  • Drive continuous improvements – Supports and Agile Servant Leader Mindset. Encourages continuous improvement and participation in Communities of Practice. Supports coaching for ART-level roles. Encourage collaboration

  • Leads: Ability to lead & engage in solution discussions with Business and IT Stakeholders. Strong listening, facilitation, and time management skills.

  • Problem Solver: General problem-solving skills and ability to methodically understand and resolve complex issues. Must demonstrate the ability to focus ambiguous business needs into specific deliverables and roadmaps for the portfolio. Must demonstrate creative solutions to increase throughput in our deliveries to increase business value.

how to succeed

What We Look For In a Candidate

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years of experience or Master’s Degree with 5+ years of experience.

  • Experience: Minimum of 8 years of project management, including but not limited to IT projects, meeting facilitation, and economic decision-making within a set budget. Safe Agile.

  • SAFe Agile certification Is a MUST

You will also bring:

Experience within supporting digital projects

Digital product development

Scrum Master expert

Drive performance

Facilitate presentations, workshops, event management 

20% travel


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 12 months and will be reviewed for an extension 

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Johnson & Johnson

As the science of human health and well-being has grown, we've been able to grow with it. Even more important, we've helped shape and define what health and well-being means in everyday lives. Our products, services and ideas now touch the lives of at least one billion people every day. We credit our strength and endurance to a consistent approach to managing our business, and to the character of our people.


application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.


We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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