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Scrum Master-132829

Brampton, ON

Scrum Master : Technology
We are a dynamic Canadian media and telecommunications company. Innovation is our legacy and building a brilliant modern future is our mission. As a leading Canadian company, we are passionate about winning and committed to pursuing the best. This translates into everything we do, including the selection of a candidate.

Who we are
We are a Tech Hub, a product-centric way of funding and delivering technology based on Scaled Agile, bringing IT, Digital, and Business teams together to deliver the highest-value solutions in the shortest amount of time.
We achieve this by continuously

Investing in talent to cultivate in-house innovation

Modernizing our tools and technology

Empowering teams to collaborate with accountability
Measuring financial value delivered to prioritize work
Scrum Master. Reporting to Senior Manager, Scrum Masters within Tech Hub Agile Delivery, you will nurture and accelerate the adoption of Agile best practices while achieving business outcomes. Whether Scrum or Kanban, you will competently apply the appropriate Agile methodology focused on consistent, quality delivery and performance reporting within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
This role, in partnership with the department, is also responsible for the evolution to a lean-agile mindset and practices to improve the understanding and adoption of agile at scale. This includes facilitating knowledge sessions, fostering momentum, and using continuous improvement methodologies.
What you will be doing – key responsibilities:

Effectively facilitate Team (Scrum) and participate in Program (Train) Ceremonies

Support Scrum Team to define clear sprint goals and S.M.A.R.T. PI objectives

Encourage increased quality of stories - ensuring business value and acceptance criteria are clearly articulated and defined

Assist Product Owner with prioritizing user stories and backlog refinement

Proactively identify impediments and resolve in a timely manner

Identify and Manage risks & dependencies between teams and vendors

Effectively collaborate and negotiate with other teams and Scrum Masters to manage cross dependencies and sequencing of deliverables

Manage resources, risk, quality, scope and deliverables

Ability to escalate responsibly

Provide coaching and support team members on Agile and Scrum practices and principles

Track, interpret and respond to team metrics, sprint progress and release status

Assist in release management facilitation

Promote and encourage team to attain self-sufficiency

Introduce new and advanced practices to improve processes, team dynamics and performance

Solicit and encourage team feedback to identify areas of opportunity and work with team to continuously improve

What you bring – preferred competencies & qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years working as a Scrum Master

Recognized Scrum Master and SAFe certification

Experience in facilitating KanBan, Scrum and SAFe

Experience working in a highly demanding software development environment - including web and mobile

Working knowledge of Dev/Ops and CI/CD principles, toolsets and test automation an asset

Ability to resolve conflict and improve team dynamics

Superior decision-making, consensus building and conflict resolution skills

A continuous improvement mindset to drive improvements to the process and team performance

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Strong technical acumen with knowledge of software development – including web and mobile

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining quality and meeting stakeholder expectations

Experience with the Atlassian suite such as Jira, Confluence, BI reporting tool and Big Picture

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills both in person and written

A keen and demonstrated interest in learning opportunities to further develop self and community

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