Sr. Scrum Master

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2555

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: Mainly work from home with some onsite meetings

Our client, a leading financial institution in Downtown Toronto is looking for a Sr. Scrum Master to help the team inspect and adapt and continuously improve themselves. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with one of the Top 5 banks in Canada.

Typical Day in role:

  • Own the process for the team and is the facilitator to help the team achieve its goals
  • Protect the self-organizing team from distractions
  • Remove impediments that prevent the team from achieving its goals
  • Monitor and reports on project status
  • Identify and negotiate project resources
  • Ensure all mandatory and supporting artefacts are completed and signed-off
  • Collect and performs team review of estimates to ensure consistency and completeness
  • Provide oversight and maintains MIS for the project
  • Lead and motivates team
  • Review/approve and provides feedback to key artefacts
  • Willingness to perform other duties required to  meet sprint goals (training and support will be provided)

Must-Have Skills:

  • Experience with Agile and waterfall methodologies
  • 8+ years of experience as Scrum Master 

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Experience with Build macros
  • Experience as BA/BSA

Soft Skills Required:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with information gathering
  • Flexible and team player

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree

Finance professional is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. We advocate for you and welcome anyone regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.