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Scrum Master

  • Job ID: 053306187
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Information Services
  • Department: HPLAN HealthPlaNET IT
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $43.96 to $71.50 / hour


UPMC is looking for a Scrum Master to join their team. This position will be 100% remote.

Under the direction of the management team and senior staff, this intermediate level position requires a functional level of leadership of agile engineering teams. A ScrumMaster is has a working knowledge in agile practices, conflict resolution, communication, and building self-organizing teams. Typically, Scrum Masters can lead two to four product teams.

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  • At UPMC, we develop strong leaders who support and engage incredible team members. Together, we create an exceptional UPMC Experience for our co-workers and our patients.
  • A recent study showed that UPMC benefits are 20% higher in value than other health care providers in our market. UPMC offers tuition reimbursement, competitive pay, generous paid time off, and much more.
  • AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers by the Diversity MBA.
  • We have a rewarding career ladder to grow your career with UPMC.


  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating
  • Collaboration and Communication, foster a transparent and communicative environment
  • Collaborate with engineering leadership and management to help drive team success
  • Engaging and Coaching product teams to help them recognize the effectiveness of self-organization and continuous improvement
  • Build a safe and trusting environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged
  • Actively work with the team to remove impediments, or finding the right people to remove them
  • Periodically reports team metrics, successes, improvements, challenges, and opportunities to engineering leadership
  • Embraces and practices continuous improvement
  • Mentors, motivates, and inspires members of the product teams
  • Process: Utilizes broad knowledge of agile frameworks (not just Scrum) to help transform the team into a high performing group
  • Work closely with Product Owners to properly scope and plan current and future work
  • The role of a ScrumMaster is one of team performance ownership. The success of a ScrumMaster is more tied to his/her ability to motivate and lead product teams to self-organization than by being an individual contributor. As such, a ScrumMaster is expected to direct a small number of cross-functional product teams to high performance.
  • The responsibilities of a ScrumMaster include: Serving and Supporting the Product Owner and Engineering Team in their quest to deliver value on a consistent and predictable basis
  • Coaches and obtains buy-in of the team on best practices for agile software development




  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable field from an accredited university or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • ScrumMaster Certification from a recognized organization such as ScumAlliance,, or ICAgile preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team through continuous improvement to a state of high performance.
  • Typically at least one year as a ScrumMaster and 3+ years in the software development industry.
  • Demonstrates a working understanding of the fundamental tools and concepts of agile processes (not just Scrum) and how to apply them to improve team performance.
  • Ability to operate independently

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