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Scrum Master Job

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s):  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - 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 this Role:


Boston Scientific is seeking an experienced Scrum Master to support and delivery strategic initiatives supporting the Global Clinical IT team. In this role, the individual will be a Scrum Master for Product Team (EDC Product team) and Safety team aligned to a business capability in enabling clinical trials. This individual should have demonstrated prior experience leading an Agile 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:

  • Dedicated resource to guide and coach teams and the organization to follow Agile/Scrum practices in becoming self-organized and self-empowered
  • Support and coach the Product Owner and Product Manager on Agile practices
  • Help teams assess and address their ‘Agile Maturity’ and higher levels of maturity
  • Build a safe and trusting environment where conflicts can be managed in a healthy way without fear of blame
  • Ensure clarity of team roles and responsibilities
  • Institute team working agreements to set the standard for ‘team operation’
  • Protect team from outside distractions and interruptions
  • Improve transparency within the team
  • Assist in clearing obstacles both internally within the agile-team and with external groups, including integration and deployment teams
  • Facilitates all agile events as requested or needed
  • Responsible for driving sprint velocity
  • Assist Product Owner in effective backlog management 
  • Ensure metrics and KPIs are defined followed and communicated 
  • Responsible for communication and escalation of issues
  • Leverage standard metrics for continuous improvement
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What we’re looking for:


Basic Qualifications: 

 

  • 5+ years experience working within Information Technology product teams
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative, matrix environment, with a track record of accomplishments with measurable business value
  • Strong sense of personal accountability and courage to change how we work
  • Proven aptitude to learn quickly and improve processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and business partners
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships

 
Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Agile/SCRUM certification preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Experience with Agile tools (JIRA) but would be open to other tools
  • Experience coaching, and coordinating efforts with, multiple teams, Agile coaches and SCRUM masters within a matrixed organization

 

Requisition ID: 535907

 

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.

 

Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.


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