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Scrum Master

Ottawa, ON
  • Looking for your next opportunity?! Our Client is currently looking for a Scrum Master to join their team in Ottawa! If you are looking for a new challenge, professional growth and fulfil the following qualifications, this is a role for you!

    • Ensure compliance and continuous improvement of Agile events and project/program management practices
    • Support the Product Owner to ensure group actions are aligned with the Product goals / vision
    • Identify and action impediments that interfere with the progress and achievement of the team’s goals (e.g., using burndown charts at stand-ups, OKRs)
    • Ability to navigate, communicate and decipher trends using team metrics (e.g., velocity), DevOps/ IT metrics along with barometer scores and progress against OKRs
    • Facilitate team events (e.g., planning, retro, Kanban flow)
    • Organize the processes of decomposition and story/task estimation. Co-ordinate cross-team technology dependencies
    • Capable of building strong relationships with squads and individuals, building a reputation as a trusted advisor, coach, and friend
    • Contributor to fostering a healthy work environment and builds self-sufficiency within the squad by ensuring the talent and tools for success are available, and squads are empowered to leverage them
    • Effective navigator of communications within and beyond the squad to align stakeholders
    • Familiar with Agile and leverages relevant frameworks (e.g., Scrum or Kanban) to optimize squad outcomes
      Grasps the details of squad members’ technical approaches and proactively drives initiatives to improve engineering practices

    NewFound Recruiting is a Canadian professional services company, headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario and is one of Canada’s leaders in Professional Staffing and Recruiting. Currently, NewFound Recruiting is servicing clients across Canada, having established relationships in Ontario (Toronto and Ottawa), Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec, and Newfoundland. By applying innovative techniques, we match the right candidate with the right position. Our 20 years of industry experience gives you the assurance that we will provide the right answers to your difficult questions.

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