Waters Corporation

  • Scrum Master

    System ID
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Job Locations
    Employment Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
  • Company Description

    For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in more than 100 countries around the world.



    Waters Romania located in Brasov is the largest site that is part of the Waters Informatics business. Our site is one of the fastest growing and most dedicated to creating revolutionary,  impactful software and services that customers love! We are proud and passionate software engineers and we are working as one team with scientists around the world to solve unique problems in analytical technologies that are used to measure the chemical, physical and biological composition of materials in a range of industries- increasingly this is driven by machine learning, big data analytics and complex algorithms meaning we need the best computer scientists available. If you feel that application of software engineering should make a difference in the world we live in, you should get in touch with us today!


    Waters is developing solutions that make a meaningful impact on the world

    • Waters Helps Scientists in the Fight Against Cancer
    • Waters Helps Ensure The Quality & Safety of Food and Beverages
    • Waters Helps Drive Innovation in Chemical Materials
    • Waters Helps Scientists manufacture innovation for biodegradable plastics, safer cosmetics and latest consumer electronics
    • Waters Leads the way in helping scientists find ground-breaking treatments


    As a Software Engineer at Waters Romania (Brasov), you will work on projects critical to our Informatics business needs.


    We're looking for creative and innovative engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including data processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, UI design and mobile; the list goes on and is growing every day. We encourage all our engineers to constantly add value to themselves and the business through learning and collaboration.


    We are looking for smart, self-motivated software engineers to join our truly exceptional engineering team. 


    As a Scrum Master you will:

    • Facilitation of all Scrum ceremonies, e.g. daily stand ups, sprint planning, backlog refinement, reviews and retrospectives, utilizing a servant leadership style
    • Creation of data-driven reporting each sprint to show team progress and maturity to provide transparency to the team and senior management
    • Guiding and coaching the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values, and how to get the most out of self-organization
    • Identify, escalate and remove impediments to sprint goals
    • Building a trusting and vibrant environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or judgment, placing emphasis on conflict resolution, problem solving, and continuous improvement
    • Facilitating delivery via collaboration, discussion, and decision making, rather than assigning or dictating work
    • Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
    • Leveraging Scrum knowledge and experience to recommend enhancements to how Scrum is implemented within Informatics
    • Connect with the agile community to share latest trends and techniques
    • Other responsibilities as described in the Scrum Guide, as required


      • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree
      • Must have a strong understanding of the software development life cycle and have a proven track record as the Scrum Master for teams delivering complex technical projects
      • Experience applying Scrum to product development scaled to multiple teams preferred
      • Experience working in a regulated environment preferred
      • Ability to coach and provide direction to teams that are in the initial stages of adopting the Scrum framework
      • Comprehensive understanding of Agile, Scrum and XP software development methodologies, values, and practices required
      • Ability to articulate the value of metrics and reporting within agile delivery including backlog management, burndown/burnup charts, team velocity, and task definition
      • Sufficient technical understanding to be able to solve problems and guide delivery within this environment
      • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, ensuring confidence in conflict resolution, and enabling them to adapt their style to different stakeholders
      • Social and naturally collaborative, with the ability to lead and exercise influence by organizing and motivating the team without the use of authority
      • Exceptional time management skills to facilitate all aspects of the team's planning and prioritization process
      • Observant and transparent, allowing them to identify problems early, and escalate in time where necessary
      • Curious and interested in continuous learning, with a desire to grow their own skills and that of their teams, and adapt new tools and processes
      • Self-motivated and capable of managing multiple priorities with little instruction or oversight
      • Positive and enthusiastic about taking on daily issues and bringing them to conclusion on behalf of the team

      Nice to have

      • Certified Scrum Master with experience utilizing the Scrum framework
      • Experience applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory as a Scrum Master for a software development team


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