Ideal Start: As soon as possible
Length: 6-month initial contract
Work Location: Calgary or Edmonton
Modis is seeking a Senior Scrum Master to help lead and manage a talented product development team.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Act as Scrum Master for our Development Teams by following Agile Scrum principles
- Work closely with Product Owners to ensure a prioritized Backlog via Grooming
- Work closely with Development Teams to accurately estimate Stories and ensure readiness
- Organize and facilitate effective and efficient Sprint Planning sessions
- Hold daily Stand-Ups to monitor progress
- Help to identify and proactively remove Impediments
- Calculate, monitor and find ways to improve Velocity
- Maintain an up-to-date and agreed Definition of Done
- Ensure the Scrum Board is updated regularly
- Conduct Retrospectives after each Sprint; ensure actions are assigned and completed
- Forecast the Backlog completion into future Sprints
- Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
- 6 years’ experience in Project Management with a strong IT bias
- 2 years’ experience in Agile methodologies
- Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
- Familiarity with PMI PMBOK, CAPM or PMP considered an asset
- Knowledge of IT development and infrastructure terminology
- Proficiency in tools such as JIRA, SharePoint and Visio considered an asset
- Excellent oral, written, presentation, facilitation, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
Thank you for your interest, however only those being considered for this role will be contacted.
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