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Solving one of healthcare’s biggest bottlenecks. Eliminating operational errors from clinical trials.

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Lokavant

Lokavant enables next-generation clinical trials through data-driven products, including its flagship product, Lokavant Oversight, a tech-enabled risk-based monitoring solution and Lokavant Insight, a clinical operations benchmarking tool. Lokavant Oversight aggregates and delivers real-time data from disparate trial data sources, predicts issues during clinical development to mitigate trial risks, and empowers monitoring teams by visualizing critical study data. Lokavant Insight empowers clinical teams to benchmark clinical trial performance and analyze vital indicators of trial success and failure. For more information, please visit www.lokavant.com.

About the Opportunity

How often are you given the opportunity to build something from the ground up, with an abundance of resources at your disposal; to be part of a team of people accomplished in diverse scientific and engineering disciplines, focused on using the best of what lies at the forefront of technology to address complex, real-world problems that have a positive impact on potentially millions of peoples' lives? This is that kind of opportunity.

We are seeking a servant leader with a strong aptitude for Agile product development to join the rapidly growing Lokavant team as Scrum Master. The Scrum Master will work very closely with our Product, Engineering, Data Science, Quality, and Customer Success teams, helping to shape and manage our Agile development practices as we scale the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organize and facilitate all Scrum ceremonies (i.e. planning, review, retrospective, standups)
  • Support multiple Agile development teams
  • Mentor teams on good Agile/Scrum practices (e.g. user story writing, backlog grooming, definition of done, story point estimation)
  • Improve team performance by identifying, managing, and eliminating team impediments
  • Foster team self-organization and ownership of complex problems
  • Identify cross-team dependencies and work with product owners to address them
  • Mentor team on proper use of JIRA by all team members
  • Improve process and drive positive change (I.e., change management)
  • Facilitate release planning and estimation

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of relevant experience as a Scrum Master working with dedicated Agile development teams
  • Solid understanding and experience with software development and product development lifecycle
  • Accredited Scrum and/or Agile certifications (e.g. CSM, SAFe, PMI-ACP, IAPM, etc.)
  • Strong proficiency with Jira
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized, with effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated and self-directed, with the ability to learn quickly and autonomously
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Superior problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment
  • Sincere interest in working at a rapidly changing start-up and scaling with the company as we grow
  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance

Preferred (Nice-to-have) Qualifications

  • Experience in the development of 21 CFR Part 11 validated software
  • Experience in the life sciences industry, ideally in clinical development
  • Experience with healthcare data, ideally clinical/operational clinical trial data
  • Knowledge of e-clinical systems and technologies (e.g. EDC, CTMS, IRT, etc.)

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive salary and annual performance bonus
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits, including mental health and telehealth
  • Employee stock options
  • Free membership to One Medical
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Flexible remote work policy
  • Generous paid parental leave policy
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Basic and supplemental life and AD&D insurance
  • Health Advocate program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Healthcare & dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Discounts on auto, home, and pet insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Great NYC office located in the heart of Times Square
  • Team-building events and outings
  • Learning and professional development opportunities
  • Employee referral program

Lokavant is an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, color, religion, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, medical condition, or any other protected characteristic. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

  • First phone call- HR 
  • Preliminary Phone Screen - Head of Technology
  • 4 Team Interviews - Scrum Master, Product, Engineering, QA
  • Final Interview- COO

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

For the 4 quarters Lokavant has been in business, we have made consistent progress quarter by quarter to make our team more diverse and inclusive. We have team distributed across the US and Internationally to embrace employee lifestyles and give everyone the freedom to contribute to Lokavant from wherever they are. Our flexible PTO policy allows all team members to observe holidays of different nationalities, religions and beliefs.

We are committed to living by our values in cultivating an in person and virtual workplace environment that prioritizes equity, diversity and unity. We also hope you are committed to creating an inclusive environment, seeking different perspectives from the diverse set of Lokavant stakeholders, both inside and outside our company, whose communication and perspective may be different than our own.

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