Scrum Master

Scrum Master

14-07-21
PMO Id: 15783 - Contract

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a Scrum Master to join our client in Edmonton, AB.

 

Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor scrum teams in agile principles, policies and procedures.
  • Lead and facilitate key agile ceremonies, including planning sessions, stand-ups, product demos, and retrospectives.
  • Facilitate effective delivery of Services and deliverables by the scrum team through coaching and guiding the product owner and the scrum team. Specifically:
    • Coach the team on the application of agile methodology including how to provide effective estimates and sprint commitments, how to adjust for external dependencies, how to eliminate blocking issues, etc.
    • Promote the successful achievement of sprint goals and commitments, by acting as intermediary between the product owner and scrum team.
    • Guide the product owner on reporting, release planning, and roadmapping.
  • Maintain delivery metrics and report on product level plans, progress, and quality assurance using project management tools and Artifacts such as sprint burndown/velocity charts, product backlogs, and sprint backlogs.
  • Participate in digital service delivery activities, such as user research and usability testing.

 

Top Skills Required

  • Experience working as a scrum master on a project comparable in size and complexity for a large organization such as state, provincial, or federal government or a private company with 5,000 or more employees or for a startup or small business addressing a complex challenge at scale.  
  • Experience tailoring agile principles, processes, and practices to the delivery and team context.  
  • Experience working with teams that apply UX design, service design, design thinking, or human-centred design approaches.  
  • Experience working collaboratively in a cross-functional team to deliver product/assignment deliverables in the selected service area and role.  
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

 

Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile

 

About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.

 

We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.