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Sr. Scrum Mater-128843

Brampton, ON

Scrum Master 

Key Responsibilities:

Effectively facilitate Scrum ceremonies

Support Scrum Team to define clear sprint goals and 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

Manage dependencies between teams, IT and third-party 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:

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, EazyBI 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

Mandatory Skills:       
EXCEL (3), MS OFFICE (3), MS PROJECT (3), MS WORD (3), MS SHAREPOINT (3), Atlassian suite - Jira & Confluence (3)       

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