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Snr Scrum Master to facilitate and support team members in applying Agile practices, processes- 100% remote

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jan 23, 2023
Job End Date: Aug 30, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 126432
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, London, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
Our valued client is looking for a Snr Scrum Master to facilitate and support team members in applying Agile practices, processes

1 year 6 month contract in Ottawa, 100% remote

  • Ensure compliance and continuous improvement of Agile events and project/program management practices
  • Support the Product Owner to ensure group actions are aligned with the Product goals / vision
  • Identify and action impediments that interfere with the progress and achievement of the team’s goals (e.g., using burndown charts at stand-ups, OKRs)
  • Ability to navigate, communicate and decipher trends using team metrics (e.g., velocity), DevOps/ IT metrics along with barometer scores and progress against OKRs
  • Facilitate team events (e.g., planning, retro, Kanban flow)
  • Organize the processes of decomposition and story/task estimation. Co-ordinate cross-team technology dependencies
  • Coordinate interaction with other teams at Scrum of Scrum sessions and any other relevant Product level synchronizations
  • Support identification of trade-offs between short- and long-term benefits to drive shared vision between the team and Product Owner
  • Clear obstacles in the team’s path (e.g., dependencies on other teams), maintain a list of risks, impediments, and improvements
  • Identify ways to strengthen teams’ understanding and adoption of Agile concepts and principles
  • Foster a continuous learning environment, helping teams to inspect and adapt. Role model and coach Agile behaviors as needed
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of trust through facilitation of retrospectives and feedback exchange among group members
  • Bring transparency to Business and IT organizations about team and Product development
Must Have Skills:
  • 7+ years experience as a Scrum Master
  • Experience with Agile and leverages relevant frameworks (e.g., Scrum or Kanban) to optimize squad outcomes