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Sr. Scrum Master-134916

Brampton, ON

Scrum Master  : Technology
Who we are

We are Rogers 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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