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Agile Scrum Master

Eingestellt von Direct IT Recruiting INC.

Gesuchte Skills: Client, Design, Usability


Agile Scrum Master

Job Title: Agile Scrum Master

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Position: 6 Month Contract

Job Category: Agile, Scrum Master

Career Level: Intermediate to Senior

Work Experience: 2+ years as a Scrum Master, 5+ years of project management, CSM, PMP, Agile

Industry: Financial


The Scrum Master will work with clients (business unit or any related stake holder) to create solutions that meet their requirements and overall business strategy. The Scrum Master develops functional specifications based on the client's requirements and will actively coordinate and maintain the interaction between the Product Development (PD) team and the client. This person is responsible for ensuring solutions created by PD meet client's current needs, and for evolving solutions over time as the client's needs change. The Scrum Master may provide technical project management and collaborate with Web Services, project managers, architects, developers, database administrators, operations and Quality Assurance (QA) in the design and implementation of systems. He/she will also ensure standards are maintained for system design, scalability, performance, and technical features, as well as provide mentoring for the Associate Systems Engineers. This is a combination of project management, business analyst and scrum master responsibilities.


- Develop Functional Specifications that satisfy client requirements
- Analyze client requirements and their impact in other services and features
- Facilitate specification meetings to clarify client system requirements and to develop a functional design that satisfies all client requirements
- Collaborate with team members, clients, and other stakeholders to review and refine requirements
- Actively participate in problem resolution
- Accommodate demands by clients, setting priorities when appropriate and escalating issues when needed
- Coordinate and perform unit and integration testing
- Work with clients and stakeholders to obtain functional specification approval before development begins
- Work with clients and Web Services to ensure appropriate usability analysis
- Work with clients and QA to ensure appropriate testing procedures are employed
- Develop or assist project managers in developing implementation plans, including the scheduling of project milestones
- Identify out of scope requests and work with clients to determine an appropriate resolution
- Identify risks and proactively minimize the impact
- Be responsible for client and other stakeholder satisfaction in the functional and technical performance of systems
- Provide clients with ongoing support for applications
- Collaborate with web services, developers, database administrators, operations and quality assurance in the design of all assigned systems; maintaining design and development standards
- Communicate project status to client, Product Development management, and other project stakeholders
- Meet defined business unit and other stakeholder deadlines for all tasks on assigned projects
- Develop and maintain positive and profitable relationships with clients
- May act as the business unit's advocate in Product Development
- May direct, plan, and monitor work for others to meet project deadlines
- Stay abreast of current best practices in systems analysis and design
- May conduct project team meetings and other project related events (requirements reviews, specification reviews, etc)
- Maintain the highest level of integrity, courtesy, respect, and professionalism while interacting with clients, project team members, employees and business contacts
- Work with team members to develop accurate and realistic project milestones and timelines while at the same time working to fulfil any client specific timeframe needs and/or expectations
- Act as a Scrum Master and follow Agile Development practices
- Support and maintenance of existing applications as needed
- Encourage team work
- Bachelor's degree in business, software engineering or computer science
- 4+ years experience in the technical field or related area
- Good technical knowledge in software development methodologies, design and implementation
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Good analytical and design skills, good skills in research and analysis, project planning and implementation, and understanding of entire development process, including specification, documentation, and quality assurance
- Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development, incremental delivery and the value of metrics
- Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity and task definition
- Familiarity with common Agile practices
- Work independently and has built good relationships with the business unit
- CSM - Certified Scrum Master certification (an asset)
- Prior development experience in a corporate environment (an asset)
- Project Management experience (PMP an asset)


  • Einsatzort:

    Toronto, Kanada

  • Projektbeginn:


  • Projektdauer:

    6 months

  • Vertragsart:


  • Berufserfahrung:

    Keine Angabe

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