Scrum Master in Toronto at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  812979


  Job Description: The scrum master will support an initiative on a mobile application development to improve client experience with our Digital partner, Technology and CDO.


Main responsibilities

- Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices

- Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

- Facilitating the work to be completed, discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

- Assisting the project manager with internal and external communication

- Supporting and educating the Product Owner and maintaining the product backlog



Required Skills/Experience

- Scrum Master certification

- Experience playing the Scrum Master role for a minimum 3 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

- Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

- Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)

- Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team

- Blend of business and technical expertise

- Excellent communication and mentoring skills