IS Infosec Agile Trainer / Scrum Master

05 Oct 2016
22 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The ABB Global Business Services - Information Systems organization (GBS IS) is a unique unit providing software development and infrastructure services which support the business processes of ABB across the world. Everyday a team of talented developers, infrastructure experts, project managers, service managers and other specialists works on advanced IT solutions to improve the productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of ABB business operations. ABB is currently developing the IS Information Security Organization to consolidate and deliver high quality, cost-effective and innovative IS services to ABB business units around the globe. Joining the ABB IS Infosec Organization, you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, international environment, solve complex problems and grow together with the rapidly developing business. For our growing global team, we are currently looking for candidates for the position of Agile Trainer / Scrum Master.

• The Agile Trainer / Scrum Master will be responsible for sharing Agile and Lean values, principles and practices. Will support individuals, teams, stakeholders and leaders to understand and build Agile & Lean culture in Management of the security solution initiatives for key InfoSec projects. This role also requires to become a Scrum Master for two pilot projects in InfoSec Portfolio.

• Manage InfoSec projects using variety of PM tools according to the ABB PM model and internal processes and procedures
• Assist and lead on some development and roll out of Agile methodology across InfoSec, including development of tools to automate some of the processes
• Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
• Identify and remove impediments or conflicts that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
• Coach and mentor agile team members/stakeholders on agile standards and best practices; ensure consistent best practices across the work-streams
• Assist product owners in building and keeping a comprehensive groomed product backlog
• Maintain and report against relevant metrics
• Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
• Using the learnings from each sprint to strive towards increasing the velocity of your team
• Engage with fellow scrum masters to identify opportunities for improvement across delivery processes

The Agile Trainer / Scrum Master is a key role for the implementation of ABB's Global InfoSec project in agile way and according to standards. This requires detailed knowledge and experience of Agile methodology and best practices with a deep knowledge about other Project Management methodologies in order to successfully deliver the project(s) into its end. In addition to that successful person will be required to coach and mentor agile team members/stakeholders on agile standards and best practices.

• At least 5 years business experience in IT/IS. Experience in Information Security demonstrated in in successfully running projects will be an asset.
• Certified Scrum Master/Scrum Practitioner or relevant experience
• Strong experience working in an agile environment
• Very Good English language skills (spoken and written)
• Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
• Must have exceptional communication, organization, and team building skills; articulate and able to steer a meeting with presence
• Displays a calm attitude during difficult situations
• Must be "self-motivated" as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
• Systematic and efficient working style, with high focus on timing and quality
• Team player & multicultural sensitivity
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision and coaching
• Stress resistant and Quick learner

Nice to have:
• Security Certification (CISSP, CISM, GSEC, ...)
• PMP or equivalent certificate is a plus