Scrum Master

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Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

 

Rogers is seeking a Scrum Master to lead projects with agile methodology under the IT Enterprise group.  Reporting to the Senior Manager Delivery, you will work with Agile software development team(s) and be responsible for multiple, simultaneous development projects and high-performance cross-functional Scrum teams.

You will plan, coordinate, organize and track projects through to deployment. You will oversee development touch points with other internal development groups and business partners. 
The portfolio includes different cloud based Sales & Ops platforms. 
Cross-functional team members include groups from Sales, Sales Ops, Business Customer Operations, Process Design, Digital, IT & Product Management.

 

What you will be doing...

  • Serve as scrum master for one or more teams
  • Integrate Agile (SCRUM/KANBAN) principles into team practices
  • Facilitate backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos by enhancing strong discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Assist the Product Owner to prioritize product features by keeping the backlog groomed
  • Communicate and collaborate with other internal teams to understand any changes and remove blockers 
  • Liaise between User Experience/Designers, Developers, QA leads and Product Owners to foster strong communication between the disciplines
  • Manage resources, risk, quality, scope, budget and project deliverables 
  • Manage dependencies between teams, IT and third party vendors
  • Ensure the team maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery
  • Facilitate open communication, decision-making, and conflict resolution
  • Improve transparency within the team and while working with business representatives
  • Proactively identify impediments and appropriately resolve using network of peers and formal channels
  • Provide all support to the team using servant leadership style and leading by example
  • Facilitate teamwork and continuous improvement of the team's agile engineering practices
  • Track and ensure visibility of historical team metrics and progress of the sprint and releases
  • Collaborate with project leads to aggressively address issues, risks and mitigation plans.


What you have...

  • Bachelor's Degree in software engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ years of experience in a software and/or product development environment, with at least 3 years working in an Agile or SCRUM methodology
  • 3+ years of experience in Telecommunication
  • CSM/SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled agile frameworks)
  • 5+ years of experience in Cloud Based products, Sales Enablement products is a plus. 
  • Excel at decision-making, consensus building and conflict management
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills, a risk mitigation mindset and exhibit appropriate levels of urgency
  • Strong technical acumen with knowledge of key web and software development technologies
  • Able to communicate to all levels of organization, possess excellent communication, planning and organization skills
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite such as Jira and Confluence is a plus
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills both in person and written
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining quality and meeting stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to influence, add value and/or challenge decisions when necessary
  • CPQ and salesforce experience preferred
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 148007
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

 
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