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82366BR   Watertown, Massachusetts 02472

Scrum Master

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Job Description:

Join Bright Horizons as our new Scrum Master. In this role you will be responsible for coordinating and coach teams on Agile values/principles as well as Scrum framework to ensure a functional, productive and efficient team environment.

Major Functions/Responsibilities

  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, backlog refinement, demos and other Scrum-related activities.
  • Coach agile teams and communicating agile concepts and benefits to the team and stakeholders while taking a pragmatic/flexible Agile approach when required.
  • Tracks and communicates progress metrics and performance to leadership and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for removing impediments and guiding the team to remove impediments.
  • Support the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and managing the product backlog.
  • Provide project and/or product deliverables including kickoff presentations, project plans, status reports and deployment plans.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc).


Job Requirements:

Education/Experience/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science or related field required.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master and 5+ years of IT specific experience required.
  • Scrum Master certification (CSM or CSP, PSM) required.
  • SAFe certification preferred.
  • Must have experience with Agile project management tools.
  • Agile DevOps experience preferred.
  • Experience with independently transitioning software teams to a variation of agile process in the past.

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Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.