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Design (Scrum) Program Coach [68150] (3328295455)

Computer and Mathematical

Software Developer



Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Client currently seeking W2 employees with no need for sponsorship Location: 100% Remote, in person for quarterly PI Planning (Travel paid for by client) Pay: $75/hr max Our client, a leading Healthcare Company , is seeking a Program Manager/Scrum Master to join them for a contract engagement with the potential to go to perm. Description: As an Agile Practitioner within the Digital Design Operations team, be a servant leader supporting a growing team of user experience (UX) professionals. The Digital Design Program Producer/Coach is critical in ensuring that design teams are able to plan and execute their day-to-day work, filling a hybrid role on the agile design team that blends the traditional responsibilities of a Scrum Master and Product Owner to satisfy the needs of creative team members. This role is a broad blend of experience and passionate interest in creative development, technology, process & workflow management, project management methodologies and agile coaching. Responsibilities: Facilitate the creation of design’s plan including participating in intake, running grooming meetings, facilitating story mapping/writing. Identify and remove or escalate impediments and distractions that interfere with the team’s ability to implement their sprint goals. Coordinate closely with the Design Program Manager to track risks, dependencies, status, and other milestones related to design work. With the DPM, keep the team’s backlog prioritized at the feature and story level based on the input and needs of our product partners. Work closely with other team partners such as product management, engineering, design leadership, and operations. Practice servant leadership, participating in retrospective or inspect and adapt sessions, solving problems, removing blockers, and otherwise protecting the designers’ time and space to do their work well while collaborating with product, engineering, architecture and other cross-function teams. Track and communicate agile metrics such as velocity and sprint progress. Requirements: 5 years of Scrum Master experience preferred Must have experience directly working with designers. Must be knowledgeable and understand the product design process. Able to facilitate all scrum ceremonies. Must have excellent communication and strong relationship building skills Able to coach team members with an Agile mindset Agile Product Owner experience-Being able to guide teams from a business standpoint, help groom user stories, and validate user stories according to business "definition of done" is a huge plus