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Date: Jun 26, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


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



Requisition ID: 479994


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen. So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


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.

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