Scrum Master (6 Month Contract)
Location: Metrotown – Hybrid

Staffing Placement Opportunity

Work Assignment Overview
We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team to help support our adoption of agile/scrum processes, while also acting as a scrum master for various data & analytics applications.

General Description
• The Scrum Master Level 3 facilitates scrum activities, creates and implements test strategies, determines the readiness of solutions, and provides guidance and expertise on scrum and agile processes to support business operations and projects in achieving organizational objectives.

Experience and Role Accountabilities
• A minimum five (5) years of combined working experience in technical project management, application testing and packaging, leading teams through scrum and agile processes, or equivalent. • Facilitate development teams through the agile and scrum processes by leading development activities, discussions, and conflict resolutions, helping to successfully expedite and complete solutions development to support business operations and projects in achieving organizational objectives.
• Create, implement, and deliver application test strategies and plans by monitoring application readiness, tracking defects, evaluating test results, and interfacing with the packaging and deployment teams to prioritize applications and confirm their readiness while adhering to standards and guidelines.
• Create, implement, and deliver application remediation plans by collaborating with the IT application groups, support partners, external vendors, and the project team to determine remediation path, identify decisions that need to be made, review remediation estimates, and prioritize work to ensure application operability in the new environment.
• Maintain the application inventory to keep the organization informed on which applications support critical business processes and needs to be prioritized, which applications can possibly reduce costs, and which applications needs to be monitored constantly in order to mitigate risks.
• Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with internal and external stakeholders by communicating progress of solution development, issues, and resolutions to enable completion of applications safely, with quality, within budget and on time.
• Provide ongoing guidance and expertise on the agile and scrum processes to functional, technical, and consulting teams as required to continuously build mobile development capability at the company.

Education and Skills
• Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
• Certified Scrum Master certification, an asset
• Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation, an asset
• Excellent working knowledge of project management methodologies
• Advanced skills in complex infrastructure technologies, including Microsoft technology stack and system software
• Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project)
• Excellent communication skills for professional environment, written and spoken

Work Assignment Requirements:
Must have experience in:
– Coaching and implementing scrum and agile processes.
– Using agile and scrum processes for operations
– Leading data & analytics teams through the scrum ceremonies and transition to DevOps
– Supporting the product owner with backlog refinement and writing epics and stories
– Working with a cross functional team
– Leading teams through change

Nice to have:
– SAP BW experience

Note; this is an opportunity with a Microserve client.

Attach a resume file. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.

We are uploading your application. It may take a few moments to read your resume. Please wait!