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Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the Role:

Boston Scientific is seeking an experienced Scrum Master to support and deliver strategic initiatives supporting the Global IT Quality team. In this role, the individual will be a Scrum Master for 2-3 Product Teams aligned to supporting Quality process capabilities that enable BSC’s compliance with Global Regulatory requirements for sale & distribution and ensure BSC compliance to internal and external regulations.  Key capabilities include  Non-Conformance and Corrective & Preventive Actions (CAPA Management), UDI (Unique Device Identification) and Records Management. This individual should have demonstrated prior experience leading an Agile Scrum team and be highly motivated with excellent analysis and execution skills.  In this position, teamwork and networking with business partners and cross-functional IT team members is a necessary skill.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Lead Product Teams operating in DevOps model to deliver IT solutions
  • Ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to by the product team and be able to be a voice of reason and authority; Focus on Minimal Viable Product (MVP) and iterative, incremental delivery
  • Facilitates all agile events as requested or needed; Ensure the product team is fully functional and productive
  • Capture team metrics and track progress
  • Drive Sprint Planning along with Product Owner and Scrum Team
  • Assist Product Owner to effectively manage backlog and measure value
  • Ensure compliance documentation is complete during validation
  • Remove impediments / blockers, shield the team from external interferences, and enable collaboration across all roles
  • Work with senior executives to define scope and business case to support implementation goals
  • Must be able to garner respect from the team and be willing to provide hands-on support to deliver results
  • Help teams assess and address their ‘Agile Maturity’ and higher levels of maturity
  • Institute team working agreements to set the standard for ‘team operation’
  • Be transparent with business partners about status and develop business trust
  • Leverage standard metrics for continuous improvement


What we're looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree
  • 7+ years’ experience in Information Technology projects
  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, value measurement
  • Demonstrated experience planning and executing testing of complex applications
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative, globally distributed environment, with a track record of accomplishments with measurable business impact
  • Strong technical competencies and demonstrated leadership competencies required with a strong sense of personal accountability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and business partners
  • Experience with Agile tools (Jira)
  • Strong sense of personal accountability and courage to change how we work
  • Proven aptitude to learn quickly and improve processes
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working in a Medical Device or Regulated Industry
  • SCRUM certification preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Experience implementing test automation and CICD strategies


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace.  Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Requisition ID: 479994


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