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Technical Scrum Master

EllisDon Corporation

This is a Contract position in Mississauga, ON posted January 6, 2022.

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The Digital & Data Engineering division brings together the teams who enable EllisDon to leverage technology in every aspect of its business, to push beyond traditional industry positions and drive change. Our objective is simple: to be leaders in technology just as we are leaders in building. Our core values empower people to deliver great careers to one another and develop creative solutions for complex problems for our Cradle To Grave Services, Construction operation and our clients. We are a group of  professionals with a variety of expertise within software engineering, product management, data management and analytics, professional services, virtual design, construction, and IT operations. To learn more, check out our Digital & Data Engineering services and hear from our team directly about what a career at EllisDon could look like for you. As you can see, we are a diverse bunch.

Above all, we are a group of individuals with unique experiences, and, at EllisDon, we choose to celebrate the strength in our differences, every day. EllisDon’s commitment to Inclusive Diversity is to work together to create an environment where every employee feels safe to be their true and authentic self. Ultimately, EllisDon’s purpose is to provide people with similar values the opportunity to achieve to their full potential; to deliver that opportunity for great careers to one another; and to contribute meaningfully to the community we share with others.

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You as a Technical Scrum Master:

  • Guide the team on how to use Agile / Scrum practices and values for organizational success
  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving
  • Track work progress to identify blockages and developer divergence from allocated tasks
  • Implement structure changes and strategy that are generated by agile retrospectives; all information regarding changes in scope, delays and other detrimental events are communicated to those involved with the piece of work as soon as they arise
  • Establish means for measuring, tracking, and communicating project and team metrics

Is this the right role for you?

  • 5+ years of industry level experience as a scrum master of 4 fully staffed scrum teams
  • Ownership of on-time deliverables from initiation to closure
  • In-depth familiarity with SDLC; understanding of Agile, waterfall and DevOps best practices.
  • Technically savvy with understanding of the business needs
  • You are able to manage multiple scrum teams effectively
  • Passionate about measuring delivery status
  • Exceptional presentation skills

Nice to have:

  • Background in software development
  • Advanced knowledge of JIRA and/or Confluence
  • Spreadsheets automation (i.e. VBA and/or Google App Script)

 

EllisDon is proud to provide this unique career opportunity that provides continuous learning,  opportunity for growth, and  a competitive compensation package within an environment that is committed to inclusion and respects diversity.        

Go ahead and be yourself. We’ll pay you for it!

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome people of any age, culture, subculture, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, ethnicity, race, size, mental or physical status, veteran status, religion, language, political opinion, working-style preference, family status, education, and socio-economic status. The EllisDon core values of Integrity and Mutual Respect welcomes everyone, at work and in the community, and our value of Mutual Accountability, means that we all have a role to play. As an EllisDon employee, this will ultimately be your commitment to Inclusive Diversity.

Accommodation for Applicants with disabilities will be made during the recruitment process when requested.

We are committed to providing a positive candidate experience and ensuring timely updates are provided to all candidates. If you haven’t already, be sure to create a profile on our Careers page here to remain up to date on the status of your application and learn about new career opportunities as they arise.