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Job ID1672
Job TitleScrum Master Contractor
Permanent/Contract Contract
Travel (%)0
Date Posted 2019-05-16
CityToronto
State/Province ON
CountryCanada
Job Description A Bank in Downtown Toronto is seeking a Scrum Master for a contract Until October 31, 2019, most likely renewed The GWRT Derivatives Trading Technology group is searching for an experienced, flexible Scrum Master to facilitate multiple projects within the Capital Markets teams. The Scrum Master will have the opportunity to be exposed to a re-platforming modernization project as well as a credit risk and evaluation project. The successful candidate has the mindset to approach and solve problems using various Scrum / Agile methodologies. Candidate Value Proposition The Scrum Master will have the opportunity to be exposed to a Derivatives trading platform modernization project focusing on Value Adjustments and Trade Capture streams Reason for request: Work Load Typical Day in Role • Facilitate agile ceremonies including iteration planning, iteration review, retrospectives, and daily standups • Facilitate identifying and enacting improvement strategies to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables • Create a forum for discussing vision, goals, and Product Backlog items amongst the team • Apply techniques for effective workflow visualization and management (e.g. Kanban or Scrum Boards) • Ensure team execution and delivery to committed sprint work- maintaining the momentum of the initiative and upholding a sustainable pace of delivery; track agile metrics to provide statistical proof of momentum and sustainability • Develop strong partnership with the Product Owner to gain strong understanding of objectives, sustain open dialogue to manage product backlog efficiently • Communicate effectively across diverse audiences within and outside of the development team (Stakeholders, Executives), acting as a champion of the agile methodology • Compliance with bank policies and procedures for project delivery
Job Requirements Must Have Skills: 1) 3 + years facilitating Projects with Scrum Methodology – ability to manage multiple Scrum projects and being flexible as needed 2) Professional Scrum Certification or Scrum Master Certification (CSM) 3) Strong problem-solving skills – ability to understand project needs and adapt to solve problems in a proactive way 4) Excellent communication skills – working with multiple teams at various levels 5) 3 + years IT experience – preferably within Capital Markets banking Nice-To-Have Skills: • Capital Markets experience • Project Management experience • Technical Background Manager is looking for a Scrum Master who can facilitate the needs of the projects that are currently in various stages of development. The Scrum Master will come up with solutions to solve problems in a timely and effective way. Scrum Master will be working with multiple teams, communication skills will need to be excellent. Degrees or certifications: • Bachelor's degree Interviews: • Interviews will take place the week of May 20th
     
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