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Job ID2391
Job TitleScrumMaster - 3
Permanent/Contract Contract
Travel (%)0
Date Posted 11/8/2021
CityScarborough - WFH
State/Province ON
Job Description A Bank in Scarborough (WFH) is seeking ScrumMaster - 3 for a contract of 6 months. • Business group: Global Cash Management Technology • Project: Corporate and commercial online payments platform for Latin America. • Reason for request: A major project is required to be delivered in Q2 and requires a seasoned Scrum master Candidate Value Proposition • Exposure to cutting edge technologies and advanced Kanban/scrum practices. Typical Day in Role 1. As a ScrumMaster you will ensure the team enacts the agile principles, values and framework: • Provide support to teams using a servant leadership style • Coach the development team and help lead and insure the IS fully adopted and understood • Instruct core agile values of focus, commitment, respect, openness and courage into the team ground rules through leading by example • Assess and coach the team to higher levels of performance, tracking acceleration metrics • Guide the development team on how to integrate agile ceremonies and values into daily work • Encourage an environment where open communication and collaborative problem solving can pave the way for faster removal of any impediments and where the impact of mistakes can be minimized through early detection, making them into learning opportunities • Utilize Agile metrics and a CFD for learnings 2. Implement and promote use of agile methodology within the team: • Facilitate agile ceremonies including iteration planning, iteration review, retrospectives, and daily standups • Apply techniques for effective workflow visualization and management (e.g. Kanban or Scrum Boards) • Facilitate identifying and enacting improvement strategies to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables • maintaining the momentum of the initiative and upholding a sustainable pace of delivery; track agile metrics to provide statistical proof of momentum and sustainability • Understand long-term product planning/ roadmap and help inform development teams to create quicker gains for the benefit of the end user • Ensure that proper lightweight documentation (captured in artifacts such as program vision statement, program backlog, program roadmap, release plan, sprint backlog, and increments) is prioritized and added to the team backlog of work • Compliance with Bank policies and procedures for project delivery
Job Requirements Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: • Expert level fluency in English and Spanish • 5+ years of IT experience • 3+ years of People Management experience and/or leading large cross-functional/cross-regional teams on major organizational projects, preferably in an agile work environment • Project Management experience with a strong understanding of agile project management/ Kanban principles and practices coupled with working experience as a ScrumMaster in a recent project/initiative Nice-To-Have Skills: • Previous payment and banking experience • Cross-functional experience (BA, QA) Soft Skills: • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Strong time management and organizational skills required to meet critical project deadlines Best vs Average: • Experience running facilitation within Agile ceremonies
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