Scrum Program Manager

Burlington, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #65714 |
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We are seeking a Program Manager/Scrum Master to join them for a contract engagement with the potential to go to perm.


  • 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 can 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 the 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.


  • 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.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.