General Information

Req #
Career area:
Software Engineering
Thursday, December 8, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations
* Japan

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Lenovo is the leader in the global PC market and is seeking a scrum master with a strong software engineering background to contribute to our growing ThinkSmart line of collaboration software and devices. 
Our agile teams build a software solution that spans from the cloud to the device,touching all levels of the software stack.
The Scrum Master position is ideal for a candidate who is passionate about building complex and robust software and has experience navigating scrum teams through complexity to produce high quality software.

■About Organization 
-  Report to : 1
-  Subordinates : 0
-  Number of Peers : 5 – 7

■Roles and responsibilities
• Lead local scrum ceremonies, including daily scrum for local and remote team members
• Communicate and align with other scrum teams, 
  represent local team in scrum of scrum ceremonies, including planning,
  reviews, and retrospectives
• Help product owner create clear, concise, and complete stories
• Develop and groom backlog
• Identify external dependencies and ensure they are captured in stories and prioritized
• Perform initial analysis of new requirements and determine resources required
• Act as developer advocate and remove barriers to development
• Coach members on scrum framework and principles
• Liaison between software team and other Lenovo-internal teams 
  - hardware team, quality assurance team, user experience team, preload team, and OS team
• Liaison between software team and external suppliers regarding feature requests, deliverables, and schedules
• Facilitate compliance activities for each release
  (architecture review, design review, security review, open-source review)
• Help with release activities, including finalizing list of features/fixes to provide to release manager
• Present status to managers

■Key Interaction with:
• Development teams
• Hardware teams
• Quality assurance teams
• User experience team
• Preload team
• OS team
• Firmware vendors

Requirements - Must Have
- Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline
- 10+ years of software engineering work experience
- 2+ years of experience as a scrum master
- Experience in developing complex software that has been successfully released to customers

Requirements - Good to Have
- Scrum master certification (e.g. Professional Scrum Master or equivalent)
- Experience with agile collaboration software such as JIRA or GitHub
- Experience developing device management software
- Experience working in international teams

Additional Locations
* Japan
* Japan