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Sr Scrum Master

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:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills

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 the role: 

The Sr Scrum Master will have primary responsibility to Project Magellan, a multi-year global business transformation initiative accompanying a move of BSC’s ERP system from SAP ECC. Project Magellan’s goal is to simplify, standardize and modernize our core business processes, enabling Boston Scientific to better leverage the power of data and to position our business for profitable and sustainable growth.  


Magellan scope includes newly forming scrum teams for each of the functional areas within: Finance, Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, Service, Commercial, Planning and Procurement. In this role the individual will be a Scrum Master for one of the Magellan scrum teams. This individual should have demonstrated prior experience leading an Agile Scrum team and be highly motivated with excellent analysis, execution and continuous improvement skills.  This role will also be a part of defining and executing Scaled Agile for BSC ERP (SABER) methodology as we deliver this significant Business Transformation and S4 technology using Agile.  In this position, collaboration with globally dispersed business partners and cross-functional team members is a key skill. 


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Ensures that goals are understood by everyone in the team as well as possible.
  • Finds techniques for effective product backlog management, that work for the team.
  • Acts as facilitator of scrum ceremonies (sprint planning, stand ups, retrospectives etc.) through a clear understanding of the aim of each event, taking corrective measures as required.
  • Helps the team to continuously improve the effectiveness of their incremental delivery of value to customers & stakeholders, whilst adapting to customer & stakeholder feedback.
  • Collaborates with the Product Manager and team to ensure a healthy prioritized product backlog.
  • Coaches and facilitates the team in self-organization and cross-functionality, delivering agile training and coaching in line with agreed outcomes.
  • Removes impediments to the team's progress.
  • Drives capability uplift in teams against strategic capabilities.
  • Gains a thorough understanding of the application of agile risk management in the bank through experience of it or similar applications.
  • Role models behaviors to support the organization's transformation to a new way of working.
  • Actively creates and maintains the culture within the chapter based on BSC Values & Behaviors.
  • Maintains best-in-class agile expertise and resources in order to deliver the right knowledge and skills to teams.
  • Actively research relevant thought leadership and best practice, both internally and externally.
  • Maintains own technical knowledge through learning and continuous development.


What we're looking for: 
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in Information Technology projects as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative, matrix environment, with a track record of accomplishments with measurable business impact
  • 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:

  • SCRUM certification preferred (Including Scrum Master Certification, Product Owner Certification, Scaled & Lean Agile Certifications)
  • 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: 542459


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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