MasterControl
  • 13-Dec-2017 to 11-Feb-2018 (MST)
  • MC Labs
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full Time

About MasterControl

MasterControl Inc. creates software solutions that enable life science and other regulated companies to deliver life-improving products to more people sooner. The MasterControl Business Excellence Platform (BxP) accelerates ROI and increases efficiencies by automating and securely managing critical business processes throughout the entire product lifecycle. More than 1,000 companies worldwide, ranging in size from five employees to tens of thousands, rely on MasterControl BxP cloud solutions to automate processes for new product development, clinical, regulatory, quality management, supplier management, manufacturing and post-market surveillance. MasterControl solutions are well-known for being scalable, easy to implement, easy to validate and easy to use. For more information, visit www.mastercontrol.com.

JOB SUMMARY

The main focus of an Agile Development Manager is to facilitate and manage teams, they are not expected to contribute to velocity. Further, the manager has personal responsibility for the coaching and career development of direct reports, takes responsibility for eliminating impediments, and actively evolves the systems in which all team members operate. They have accountability for the effective value delivery as well. They work with other Agile Development Managers to help create exceptional teams and high quality development standards.

The Agile Development Manager works closely with the Product Owner and Scrum Master to implement product development processes, guardrails, quality standards, training, and pre-release validation activities and methodology. They also actively look for improvement opportunities and facilitate improvement initiatives across the delivery teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Personnel and Team Development
    • Attract, recruit, and retain exceptional people
    • Build high performance teams; influence mission and purpose for individuals and teams
    • Take subtle control in assignment of individuals to teams; address issues that teams cannot unblock; make personnel changes where necessary
    • Evaluate performance; provide input, guidance, and corrective actions
    • Participate in defining and administering compensation, benefits, and promotions
    • Understand, teach, and sponsor technical skills development in support of high-quality code, components, systems, tests, and solutions
    • Listen and support teams in problem identification, root cause analysis, and decision-making
    • Serve as Agile coach and advisor to Agile Teams with Scrum Masters
  • Program Execution
    • Actively participate in annual budget planning
    • Help ensure the teams have the tools to perform their tasks
    • Participate in Inspect and Adapt Workshops
    • Help protect Teams from distractions and unrelated or unnecessary work
    • Participate in PI Planning, System Demo, and Solution Demo
    • Provide other resources as necessary for teams and ARTs to successfully execute their vision and roadmap
  • Alignment
    • Work with System Architect/Engineer, Product Managers, and Product Owners to establish clear content authority
    • Work with Release Train and Value Stream Engineers and system stakeholders to help ensure alignment and effective execution of Strategic Themes.
    • Continuously assist in aligning teams to system mission and vision

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Leadership expierence, skills, and training
  • Understand, support, and apply Agile Architecture
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, trust-building, conflict-resolution, and writing skills
  • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Software/Web automation scripting experience (Selenium WebDriver, HP UFT, Capybara, Watir, etc.)
  • Programming knowledge/experience (Ruby, JavaScript, HTML/XML, CFML, Java, etc.)
  • Database knowledge/experience (SQL query language)
  • Passionate about creatively solving business problems
  • Meet multiple, challenging deadlines while communicating expectations clearly

EXPERIENCE AND PROFICIENCIES

  • Advanced knowledge within field
    • 5 years of experience in software development required
    • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
    • Team management expierence
  • Conducts highly complex and critical tasks
  • Works independently with extensive latitude
  • Experience in enterprise-level software and/or the life sciences

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Operate a computer and work at a desk for extended periods of time
  • Communicate effectively in writing, in person, over the telephone and in e-mail
  • Ability to work non-standard hours and travel as required

Why Work Here?

  • #WhyWorkAnywhereElse
  • #ExceptionalTeamCulture
  • MasterControl is a place where Exceptional Teams come together to do their best work. Hiring Exceptional Teams, including the best talent in our industry, is a core value of ours.  MasterControl employees are surrounded by intelligent, motivated individuals every day. We like to call it #TheBestTeamOnThePlanet. 
  • We value every employee and their contribution to what makes MasterControl successful. We give right back to the employee through a generous benefits package, great flexibility, and continuous opportunities for advancement.
  • Not only do we hire Exceptional Teams, but we work hard to keep them here by developing and challenging their skillsets, encouraging professional development and growth, and offering a culture that can't be found elsewhere.  Which is why we say -  #WhyWorkAnywhereElse?
  • To put it simply, working at MasterControl is fun, challenging, and rewarding. From our Fitness Clubs to our awards programs, from our company parties to our competitive benefits, you can't really go wrong.  MasterControl could be your next (and last) career move!  
  • We are growing quickly and always looking for talented individuals to add to #TheBestTeamOnThePlanet!
  • Here are some of the benefits MasterControl employees enjoy:
  • Generous PTO package of three weeks, increasing after just three years of employment
  • Competitive compensation with annual merit increase reviews
  • 100% medical premium coverage (yes, you read that right!)
  • Dental/Vision Plans
  • 401k Plan
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance Policy ($50K)
  • Great Flexibility
  • Wellness Programs (every employee gets a Fitbit!)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United states on a full-time basis.

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