Scrum Master


Posted 1 year ago

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


Type of Employment: Contract

Title: Scrum Master

Term: 19 months + extension

Location: Remote, for now/ Toronto

Job ID number: C1243


Brief description of duties:


Global Business Banking Risk Technology – Data aggregation and processing for Non-Retail Risk Global Banking. Looking for a Scrum master to help manage multiple operations and projects within the global Business banking technology group. Ideally looking for a Scrum Master with a technical PM background


As a ScrumMaster you will ensure the team enacts the agile principles, values, and framework:

  • Provide support to teams using a servant leadership style
  • Coach the development team and help lead and ensure the “agile mindset” is fully adopted and understood
  • Inculcate core agile values of focus, commitment, respect, openness, and courage into the team’s ground rules through leading by example
  • Assess and coach the team to higher levels of performance, tracking acceleration metrics
  • Guide the development team on how to integrate agile ceremonies and values into daily work.
  • Encourage an environment where open communication and collaborative problem solving can pave the way for faster removal of any impediments and where the impact of mistakes can be minimized through early detection, making them into learning opportunities
  • Engage with the team and technical SMEs to identify technical debt risks and develop approaches to remediate them
  • Understand long-term product planning/ roadmap and help inform development teams to create quicker gains for the benefit of the end-user
  • Ensure that proper lightweight documentation (captured in artifacts such as program vision statement, program backlog, program roadmap, release plan, sprint backlog, and increments) is prioritized and added to the team’s backlog of work
  • Compliance with Scotiabank policies and procedures for project delivery


  • Strong Scrum Master with a technical PM background
  • Has worked on extensive Data projects
  • Background in Financial/ business Banking or Risk

Nice to haves:

  • CSM certified
  • Risk background or Business banking


Job Features

Job CategoryScrum Master
Scrum Master with a technical PM background5+
Data Projects5+
Financial/Business Risk4
CSM CertifiesAsset

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