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Senior Scrum Master (60847675)
Location: Mississauga, ON Category: Project Administrator/Analyst
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_29628_60847675
Posted: February 20,2018 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Senior Scrum Master
Senior Scrum Master (60847675)
Contract Duration: (6 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Facilitate medium-to-high complexity Agile initiatives from initiation through release, provide oversight to ensure alignment with client Agile/Scrum practices, including but not limited to: project kick-off, sprint, release and deployment planning
• Accountable alongside the scrum team for the achievement of release objectives and results that meet LOB stakeholders’ needs and expectations
• Manage risks to delivery
• Track and report financials for the Team
• Navigate and identify shared IT services required by the team in the delivery of its objectives
• Facilitate discussion leading to collective decision-making, goal setting and conflict resolution within the team
• Remove impediments to delivery success through the proactive management of external dependencies, medium-to-high complexity team problem-solving and the development of new solutions or approaches to ongoing challenges; has the authority to execute against new approaches and escalate issues through business and/or IT channels where necessary
• Accountable for creating and maintaining the appropriate vehicles for open communication within the scrum team (e.g. tracker boards) to create a trusting and safe team environment
• Continuously seek to improve team performance by promoting joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues
• Facilitate and engage in business analysis, user experience and technical conversations across platforms and multiple levels of influence
Required Qualifications/Experience
• Must be familiar with Agile SAFe framework
• Excellent communication skills
• Experience with Cloud Technologies
• 3 years of experience as a Scrum Master – where Scrum principles, practices and theory were diligently applied
• 3+ years of experience in software development and/or project management and/or business (system) analysis or other relevant professional experience
• 2+ years of working on medium-to-high complexity initiatives
• Project / Program delivery in Agile and/or Waterfall environment (medium-to-large scale initiatives) using influence to facilitate to outcomes
• Practical experience with any of the key disciplines required in agile delivery – such as software development or business (system) analysis;
• Ability to apply Agile Management Framework and well documented Agile techniques (User Stories, Burndown techniques, Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous testing, etc.); SAFe experience is an asset
• Experience working in a dependent multi agile team environment
• Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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