Senior Scrum Master-6 Month Contract

Mississauga, ON L4Z 4E7

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 61695

Senior Scrum Master-6 Month Contract

Location: Mississauga

 

Our client, a major organization within the financial industry, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding a Senior Scrum Master to join their team on a contractual basis. In collaboration with key team members and stakeholders, you will deliver on the development of new products and services.  The Senior Scrum Master works with product owners/managers and technical teams to build and deploy new functions and features for products and services.

Why Join?

This is the place where your creativity is valued and encouraged. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside experts as this organization is extremely inclusive. There’s also lots of opportunities within this organization for various technical roles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage stakeholder expectations regarding target scope, schedule and budget
  • Remove impediments that hinder project progress
  • Facilitate daily scrum, sprint/release planning, sprint demo and iteration meetings, ensuring alignment across stakeholders
  • Monitor the progress of the sprint
  • Help teams estimate iteration deliverables and increase velocity
  • Manage development tracking system to include product and sprint backlogs
  • Promote collaboration and continuous communication with key stakeholders, ensuring successful delivery
  • Drive estimation of work
  • Promote and drive continuous improvement within the team to accelerate delivering value
  • Help product owner to refine the product backlogs and make them ready for the next sprint
  • Conduct retrospective meetings
  • Monitor team dynamics and make recommendations for improvement, where required
  • Motivate and mentor team
  • Act as subject Matter Expert for agile methodologies and practices
  • Managing expectations of various stakeholders to ensure each sprint is delivering the required value.
  • Technical challenges with delivering; Must be able to work through technical challenges within the team, bringing in the necessary support to get issues resolved.

Requirements:

  • Certified scrum master with 5 or more years of experience
  • 10+ years of project delivery experience
  • Experience in delivering projects more than $1 million
  • Experience working in agile teams
  • Prior experience working in a startup environment or innovation lab
  • Strong knowledge of software development practices
  • Prior technical experience would be ideal
  • Proven ability to facilitate the effective breakdown of epics into user stories, to attain high levels of sprint velocity within corporate constraints, to plan and execute against sprint roadmaps
  • Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
  • Excellent mentorship and leadership skills; ability to communicate technical details to wider audience in business/user terms
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer engineering, business, information sciences or another related field

 

To apply, please click Apply Online or submit your resume by email to: OBUresume@bagg.com

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Accommodations are available upon request to support your participation during all stages of the recruitment process.

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