Scrum Master

Fairstone - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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The Scrum Master/Technical Delivery Lead will support the Fairstone Financial business vision in the following areas:

Managing application software development activities
Participating in the implementation of strategic initiatives

Responsibilities:
Teach and promote Agile principles (Scrum, Kanban) to various levels within the organization.
Using the Agile method, manage and track team performance in relation to success criteria established for deliverables.
Ensure team compliance with the established development cycle.
Actively manage risks, issues and changes tied to application software development.
Ensure that the deliverables of development teams comply with established standards.
Conduct daily meetings to track the team’s progress in relation to the objectives of the sprint.
Conduct retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint to support team learning from past experiences and ensure continuous improvement in the development of application software.
Actively interact in implementing schedule deployments and resource planning.
Actively interact with the transformation strategy team in defining the objectives of each sprint/project.
Contribute to technical design, development and other tasks as needed to ensure the delivery of project objectives.
Provide technical leadership.
Manage technical issues from onset to resolution.
Influence and participate in driving methods and practices of development teams.
Assist analysts and developers in implementing solutions.
Support architects in confirming the feasibility of recommended solutions and identify potential risks.
Provide technical leadership.
Manage technical issues from onset to resolution.
Influence and participate in driving the methods and practices of development teams.

Bachelor’s Degree in the Computer Technology field, such as IS, IT or Computer Science.
5+ years of experience working with data management teams using Agile and/or DevOps approaches.
5+ years of experience working with sprint management (Scrum) and Kanban methodology.
Experience with Jira, Confluence and other Agile Atlassian tools, an asset.
Prior exposure to software development projects using AWS, Java JEE tools and services, an asset.
Excellent English and French communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to manage and motivate teams.
Ability to communicate with technical and business partners.
Ability to analyze business processes and technical application.
Superior organizational skills for staff and priority management.
Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret organizational needs and develop creative solutions in a technical environment.
Ability to analyze comprehensive business processes, perform in-depth work analyses and develop project management reports and flowcharts in an Agile/Scrum environment.
Ability to influence others and hold accountable without direct authority.
Authorization to work in Canada.

What’s in it for you?

Looking for a rewarding career? You’ve come to the right place. At Fairstone, we offer all our permanent employees:

Competitive salary with bonus potential
Incentive programs to recognize when sales targets are met (applies to branch network employees only)
A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation (prorated to your start date)
Flexible Health and Dental Benefits
Employer Sponsored Pension Plan
Personal days and sick days
Tuition Assistance Programs
Paid volunteer day and organized volunteering events across the country
Ongoing Learning and Development Training
Referral Incentives up to $5000.00

and Much More……

If you’re seeking a role with a growing business that values employee development, Fairstone is the right place for you!

Come join our team!

Fairstone is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make reasonable accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities. Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minorities, and disabled are encouraged to apply in confidence.

Whether you’re seeking first-time employment or are making a career change, Fairstone has the internal support to help our team members grow and succeed.

Time Type:
Full time

Job Type:
Permanent