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Scrum Master

CA-NB-Fredericton

We are looking for a Scrum Master who will, drive our development teams to efficiently reach corporate goals. The Scrum Master/Agile Coach facilitates processes, escalates impediments, manages risk, promotes architectural strength, and helps to drive continuous improvement at the project level. A project is composed of multiple development teams associated with one business line and the TPM acts as a servant leader to maintain alignment with product strategy and corporate priorities.


What You Will Be Doing

  • Helps to establish release and sprint cadence

  • Coordinates with product owners to keep the release and individual team sprint backlogs groomed

  • Facilitates release planning, review and retrospective events at the project and team level

  • Publishes committed project objectives

  • Identifies and escalates impediments

  • Maintains relevant metrics to help the team monitor their performance

  • Coordinates elements of the release plan with other technology staff outside of the project

  • Takes responsibility for managing dependencies between the project team and third parties, release managers, or between the project team and other development teams.

  • Facilitates Scrum of Scrums

  • Encourages Architect and Team collaboration

  • Coordinates timely response and support to production line customer issues and helps to ensure that teams maintain adherence to Service Level Agreements

  • Participates in project release estimation process

  • Communicates project status to stakeholders

  • Promotes adherence to Agile software development best practices

  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives at the project and team level

  • Coaches and mentors individual team Agile coaches and scrum masters  

  • Acts as an Agile coach to the project team

What You Need for this Position

Software development and/or project management experience, in a professional environment using Agile methodologies

  • 5+ years of technology or software/SaaS industry experience including 2+ years as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach for multiple development teams

  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition

  • Large/enterprise application development experience using Agile methodologies

  • Strong leadership, time management, conflict resolution, and analytical skills.

  • Able to act as servant leader at the project level

  • Situational Awareness - Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management

  • Enthusiastic - Must be high-energy

  • Drive for continual improvement

  • Quick learner - Must be able to quickly gain a high level understanding of the technical and business domains of the development teams

  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under minimal supervision are a must

  • Outstanding written and oral communication.

  • Experience with Atlassian Tools such as Jira and Confluence preferred, but not required

  • CSM is a plus

Need more reasons to consider us? We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision,semi-annual bonuses, 401K match, gym membership discounts and other great perks! If you would like to learn more about Cvent and our products, visit our website at www.cvent.com?

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