Scrum Master


Posted 2 years ago

We are looking for a Scrum Master! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Scrum Master
Term: 6-month – 37.5 hours/week
Location: Hybrid – 1 to 2 days on site
Job ID number: C1211


Brief description of duties:


The client is embarking on a transformation that will change the way we work and how we help our customers. In our Digital Labs, we are designing, coding and delivering new products improving the lives of millions of Canadians. We are changing the way a trusted institution operates by acting as a start-up, bringing human centered design, Agile and modern web development practices to life. Our multi-functional teams of Designers, Developers, Testers, Scrum Masters and Product Owners all huddle together because we have an open, innovative and inclusive culture which is focused on us – talented individuals.



As a Scrum Master, you employ servant leadership to coach and support the team in agile product development and delivery methods. You teach and coach the team on Agile practices and principles. You will facilitate and/or support Scrum Events, coach the team on getting the most out of the Scrum framework and help the team to remove impediments.  You will support transparency through clear communication and help foster collaboration and understanding between the Product Owner and the team. Additionally, as the Scrum Master you will be coaching team members on continuous process improvements and goals, focusing on the achievement of excellent results whilst building and nurturing a trusting and safe environment.


What You’ll Do: 

  • Organize and guide the team on how to use Scrum and Agile practices and methodologies
  • Coach the team on effective use of Scrum Events including Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Retrospective and Sprint Planning, supporting full team engagement
  • Support Product Owner on release planning and removal of impediments
  • Foster collaboration across all team members, encouraging cross-training and mutual support
  • Guide and coach those outside the Scrum Team to understand which interactions with the Scrum Team are helpful and which are not
  • Foster self-organization and growth within the team
  • Reinforce Agile mindset in teams through conversations, coaching, and role-playing exercises


MUST haves:


  • A couple of years of experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach, during which you coached teams on Agile practices and ensure alignment to Agile mindset
  • Demonstrate ability to promote innovative thinking and self-improvement within the team
  • Proven knowledge of Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe or any other tricks up your sleeve to guide and optimize the way the team works to allow Sprints to be completed on time
  • Past development team member experience is preferred (development, design, testing)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate complex messages and teach new concepts
  • Bring a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around her/him
  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace

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