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Scrum Master (Agile)

Ontario †-†Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a homegrown online privacy and security organization that has recently joined a global giant in their space. They have developed a line of user-friendly products trusted by millions to protect their online privacy. These recent developments will see their services being integrated into existing, globally competitive products and expanding onto their partnerís 350 million+ active users. Their success is, in large part, owing to their innovative solutions, out-of-the-box thinking, and visionary leadership.

They are currently in the midst of a massive growth period as their brand joins forces with a leading name in information security. This is a truly unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of real people, and bring freedom of information and privacy to people all over the world.

These recent developments, and rate of growth, have them looking for an Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master to ride this wave with them.

Must Have Skills:

As Scrum Master you will support the team in driving agile practices and principles, coach the team to take ownership of deliverables and contribute to building an environment of continuous improvement of software delivery and use excellent communication and software development experience to deliver on time, with quality, and within budget commitments.

Facilitate Agile initiatives from Initiation through release. Providing oversight to initiative kick off, sprint, release and deployment planning
Be accountable for the achievement of release objectives that meet stakeholders needs and expectations and that projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget
Assist in the development of project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility, ensure resource availability and allocation
Share team KPIs and recommend improvements
Lead initiatives within teams to own & improve their agile process
Understand and keep abreast of current technology
Build excellent working relationships within teams and across the organization
Coach team & Product Managers in Agile Methodologies and be an advocate for organization adoption of agile practices and values
Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule
and costs
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
Perform risk analysis to minimize project risks
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


Several years of Scrum Master experience and/or Project Management
Demonstrated passion for Agile software development
Proficient with Atlassian JIRA & Confluence, able to source and develop new tools
Those applying must be confident and proactive with excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal) and feel comfortable interacting with employees at all levels of the organization
Strong organizational skills with strong analytical skills
Great attention to detail
High degree of self-motivation and energy
Hands-on, pragmatic and results-oriented

Great to Haves:

Educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science, project
management or engineering for technical project managers
Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software
development and web technologies
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent problem solving, analytical, written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Starting: ASAP
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