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Project Manager/Scrum Master in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a Project Manager/Scrum Master with our of our leading clients in Boston.


  • Facilitate the ceremonies for planning, stand-ups, reviews, and retrospectives with team and Product Owner
  • Help organize and lead the backlog grooming sessions and be able to conduct remedial training if necessary
  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent teams from delivering on stated objectives
  • Lead and contribute to the decision-making process and facilitate conflict resolution
  • Embrace, coach, and evangelize agile values and principles in the team and across the organization
  • Define and refine agile metrics to understand and communicate team performance
  • Work with management and other leaders to continually identify and implement team process improvements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience with distributed teams
  • 7+ years of experience in agile development methodologies at scale, specifically Scrum, Lean and/or Kanban
  • An eye for detail and a high bar for product and process quality and user experience
  • An obsession to optimize productivity and effectiveness of every individual across the company
  • A quick learner, who can understand complex requirements and assess dependencies and estimations
  • Experience with Jira or a similar issue tracking tool
  • Experience with Story Mapping concepts


  • Scrum Master Certification preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to run efficient and engaging meetings with teams and stakeholders

Keywords: Project Manager, Scrum Master, Scrum Ceremonies, Facilitator, Servant-Leader, Impediment Removal, Story Mapping, Jira, Lean, Kanban

Job ID: 316502

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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