Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client, one of the fastest growing start-ups in Canada, is looking to scale out their team as they approach 2020. Located conveniently right downtown beside Union Station, if joining a fast-paces environment that is leveraging next generation technologies then you are in the right spot. They are looking to add a senior Agile/Scrum Master to their team.

-Running sprint planning and execution
-Helping the company to get the most out of Scrum practises
-Problem solving organization where problems can be brought up without fear or blame
-Removing obstacles and bottlenecks by organizing tasks and finding the right resources to remove the obstacles and bottlenecks
-Supporting product owners and developers

Special Perks:

- Flex hours and e-commuting up to 3 days a week
- Great benefit plan
- Stock options plan
- Work with one of the brightest teams in the industry in one of the fastest growing companies in Canada
- Stimulating working environment

Must Have Skills:

- Practical experience with the Scrum Master role for minimum 2 years in a development team of 7 to 9 members
- Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
- Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
- Familiarity with Jira
- Scrum Master certification a plus

Nice to Have Skills:

- Practical experience working in a development team as a developer or tester
- Knowledge of other Agile frameworks
- Experience with Agile techniques like User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, etc...
- Knowledge of maturity models
- Experience in financial services or/and financial services software


Starting: ASAP