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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.

Scrum Master


About the Role:

We are looking for a Scrum Master & Transformation Coach to support and deliver strategic initiatives supporting the IT GBS team.  The IT GBS portfolio spans a wide range delivering technical capability to the Boston Scientific Global Business Services team. In this role the individual will be a Scrum Master for medium to large size projects to enable solutions across this portfolio. You will additionally serve as a Transformation/Agile Coach to other groups in the IT GBS/HR/Finance team driving transformation and establishment of an Agile mindset in the organization to meet the increasing demand and keep up with the changing needs of our customers.   


Your Responsibilities: 

  • Lead an Agile-trained team to deliver IT solutions through all required sprints
  • Assess and coach teams to higher levels of Agile maturity, at a sustainable and comfortable pace for the team and organization
  • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to by the project team and be able to be a voice of reason and authority
  • Facilitate the Agile ceremonies necessary to help the team succeed
  • Capture team metrics and manage product backlog, track progress (Burndown chart)
  • Remove impediments / blockers, shield the team from external interferences, and enable collaboration across all roles
  • Work with senior executives to define project scope and business case to support the project goals
  • Must be able to garner respect from the team and be willing to provide hands-on support to deliver project results
  • Escalate issues and project risks as they arise and elevate them to management
  • Be transparent with your business partners about status and develop business trust
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, conflict resolution and alternative approaches to challenges
  • Encouraging Agile behaviors, reinforcing practices, norms, ceremonies, and supporting the overall Squad performance and effectiveness


Basic Qualifications: 

  • 7-10 years of experience with at least 3 years working as a Scrum Master
  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Demonstrated experience planning and executing testing of complex cloud-based applications
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative, matrix 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
  • Experience with Agile tools
  • Experience coaching, and coordinating efforts with, multiple teams, Agile coaches and SCRUM masters within a matrixed technology organization
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships


Preferred Qualifications:

  • SCRUM certification preferred
  • PMP certification preferred

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


Requisition ID: 441751

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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