Sr. Scrum Master to support product delivery and a cloud computing project for a large insurance client - 4790

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Dec 04, 2023
Job End Date: May 31, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 133866
Location: Calgary, Winnipeg, Victoria, Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, London, Halifax, Edmonton, Regina

Sr. Scrum Master to support product delivery and a cloud computing project for a large insurance client - 4790


Duration: Until end of May 2024 (possibility for extension)

Location: Remote


Notes: Some travel between Toronto and Waterloo offices might be required for this role.


The Chief Technology Office Value Realization Office (CTO VRO) is looking for an individual who is able to perform and lead teams as a Scrum Master/Senior Project Manager. The individual helps build high-performing teams by providing support with product delivery, utilizing a deep understanding of agile principles and team dynamics. In addition, they have a solid understanding of the more traditional approach to project management, understanding the SDLC and how to manage the lifecycle of more traditional projects.


Must Have Skills:


  • 5+ years of experience as a scrum master and/or project manager
  • 5+ of experience with implementing medium to large range of technology/business projects
  • core infrastructure (data centre, cloud computing [AWS, Azure], mainframes, distributed server environments, web-hosting services, desktop, network, telephony, unified communication, security, etc)
  • Agile certification: Scrum Master, Kanban, SAFe
  • Certified Project Management professional designation (PMP)
  • Experience using the agile tools including JIRA and Confluence


Nice To Have Skills:

  • Insurance/Finance exp
  • Delivery or software development background a plus


Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Scrum processes and support Product Owner on release planning and backlog management
  • Ensure alignment of teams with Agile practices while influencing and coaching them towards high performance
  • Bring transparency to Business, IT, and Operations about the team’s progress and Agile processes
  • Manage all phases of large or several medium, high risk IT infrastructure projects Manage stakeholder relationships to ensure project delivery expectations are specified and successfully met
  • Define and manage project risks and issues ensuring appropriate strategies and plans are in place to mitigate or handle effectively
  • Actively drive and present product plans and reviews, demos, and competitive analyses with the team, partners and executive leadership.
  • Work with larger program teams in building external communication and action plans using JIRA, Confluence, and other tools