Scrum Master / Project Manager

Scrum Master / Project Manager

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

A media company with a global presence is looking for a Scrum Master/Project Manager to join their Toronto engineering team on a contractual basis.

-Act as the scrum master role in your projects, striving toward increased team efficiency and coaching the team to get the most out of self-organization.
-Champion and support agile software development practices, with an aptitude and willingness to adapt those processes appropriately for your team.
-Organize and run meetings, including daily stand up, sprint planning, sprint reviews/retrospectives and other project-related meetings.
-Drive the team towards collaboration and consensus building when conflicts arise; recommend and implement process changes as necessary.
-Lead the product, engineering and QA teams in managing releases for the mobile suite of products, tracking dependencies, resolving blockers and following up on
action items.

Must Have Skills:

-3+ years working with an agile team in the role of a scrum master.
-Professional experience working in technology is preferred.
-Expertise with software development and documentation tools such as Confluence, JIRA and Github. Deep experience with JIRA a major plus.
-Background or experience with mobile technologies preferred but not required; able to learn new technical concepts quickly.
-Adept in a fast-paced environment while juggling many projects at one time.


Starting: ASAP