Scrum Master


Are you an experienced Scrum Master who thrives in an Agile/Scrum environment? Our high-profile Downtown Vancouver client is seeking to hire a Scrum Master, on a long term contract with a strong probability of extension. The Scrum Master is constantly looking for ways to improve the team; faster, tighter, stronger, and better. A continuous improvement culture will be facilitated by this role. Apply to this amazing Scrum Master opportunity today!ADVANTAGES- Highly competitive market hourly rates- A 12-month contract with a strong probability of extension- Remote positionRESPONSIBILITIES- Lead a self-organized team that you garner respect from- Roll up your sleeves to creatively solve problems and tackle impediments with your team- Communicate constantly with relevant information that others may action or learn from- Demonstrate the value of scrum principles to members of the team- Assert yourself as a voice of reason to ensure Agile concepts and principles are adhered to- Make decisions when the going gets tough and facilitate decision-making moments for others- Provide rationale and state assumptions to validate those tough decisions- Address and facilitate conflict, in the moment, with diplomacy and poise or possibly elevate issues to management- Energize the team with a positive attitude- Continually seek to improve the team’s velocity and growth while constantly seeking to improve your own craft- Empower the team to be self-organized yet structured around the scrum framework and best practices- Provide clear visibility into progress to the product owner and program manager- Know when issues or risks need to be escalated and can escalate effectively, providing options to move forwards- Create and manage budgets and report on budget and status to the business stakeholders, PMO, program & technology management and multiple cross-functional partners- Collaborate with the Scrum Capability Owner to ensure the team’s sprint backlog is filled with comprehensive user stories that are balanced across task types- Hold an attitude of transparency to grow trust from stakeholders, partners, and team members- Adapt, pivot and change direction based on product owner direction and business needs- Convey and illustrate the fundamentals of iterative development- Understand the basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures- Commit the team to deliver the features of the sprint and check the pulse of this commitment at each team stand up- Manage and report on backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition- Highlight best practices, industry standards and Agile principles where guidance is needed- Radiate information that helps with the moving parts of integrating the team, the initiatives, the systems, and the organizationQUALIFICATIONS- 4+ years of scrum master / project manager role- Experience in supply chain- Experience with retail and roll-out of new technologies, hardware and applications- Experience working in an agile development including tools like JIRA, Confluence and others- Experience managing project budgets in excess of $1M- Strong communication skills, team management and ability to build relationships across cross-functional teams- Core understanding of software development- 2 or more years of experience managing remote teams- Nice to have first level scrum training (Certified Scrum Master)- Demonstrated experience of instilling a continuous improvement cultureSUMMARYIf this sounds like you, then apply now to the exciting Scrum Master opportunity with our Downtown Vancouver client. We’ll review your application, and one of our top recruiters will connect with you if you’re a good fit!Please contact Danielle Jacobson with your resume

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