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Development Manager / Scrum Master

Development Manager / Scrum Master


Development Manager / Scrum Master

Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Labviva is seeking a Development Manager / Scrum Master to join our team. In this role, the Scrum Master will help a team with their Agile transformation journey, as well assist peer teams when necessary. Additionally, the Agile team member to help with multiple aspects of the software development lifecycle utilizing a combination of Scrum and Kanban processes.

Responsibilities will include a variety of activities to assist in software release efforts such as facilitation, analysis, testing, etc. Acts as a leader as part of an Agile team to deliver high value software solutions that contribute to the success of our technology initiatives in an agile environment. Provides overall guidance for team to adhere to Agile principles and practices.

Arranges, facilitates and schedules meetings, demos and decision-making processes to ensure that the proper collaborative process is in use. This includes sprint team backlog grooming, estimating and sizing efforts, release planning, sprint planning daily standups, and retrospectives. Works with stakeholders and team members to continuously improve. Drives quicker delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics to identify areas of opportunity. Facilitates team transparency by escalating impediments and shares progress by the team to the appropriate channels.

Actively engaged in defining and managing action items, identifying issues and risks, adjusting scope, and identifying tasks necessary to complete planned work. Plans and coordinates testing environment deployments and application / system integration testing. Guides team in self-organization; encourages and motivates team to focus on iteration goals.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in Agile technology delivery and Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) teams
  • At least two years of experience in managing a Scrum/Agile environment

Skills

  • Expert-level experience with Atlassian product suite (Jira/Confluence/Bitbucket)
  • Expert-level knowledge of Agile principles and practices and capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge
  • Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
  • Experience successfully delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule
  • Working technical knowledge of the software development process - design, development, test, and deployment 
  • Strong communication, collaboration, leadership, conflict resolution, budgeting and time management skills
  • CSM (Certified Scrum Master) certification a plus
  • Test lead and/or automated testing experience is a plus

About Labviva

At Labviva, our mission is to accelerate the pace of life science research by connecting suppliers, purchasing departments, and scientists through AI. We integrate with industry-leading procurement systems to shorten implementation times and reduce disruptions to the lab. We build partnerships across the entire ecosystem and use technology to create connections.

Labviva is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

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