Scrum Master

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 12-10-2018
We are currently recruiting for a Scrum Master for one of our partners.  The Scrum Master serves the organization in several ways, including working with Digital Delivery Enablement Team and the Scrum Master Community to increase the effectiveness of the application of Agile in the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support continuous delivery of top priority work
  • Adoption and consistent use of agile techniques, tools, and standard practices
  • Create a positive working environment for teams to self-organize and raise performance 
  • Promoting and supporting the use of Agile and Scrum
  • Coaching the team on Scrum and Agile theory, practices, rules, and values
  • Acting as a servant-leader for the Team by advising stakeholders on interacting effectively with an Agile team
  • Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible;
  • Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management;
  • Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items;
  • Understanding product planning in an empirical environment
  • Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value
  • Understanding and practicing agility
  • Coaching the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality
  • Helping the Development Team to create high-value products
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving
  • Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum 3 years as a dedicated Scrum Master
  • Advanced knowledge of the Agile principles and the Scrum Framework
  • Completed an undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Commerce or Business Administration
  • Knowledge of APIs, .Net(C#), Angular 6, Bootstrap 4, TypeScript 2
  • Scrum Alliance or SAFe certification
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