Id : 64110
Category : Information Technology
Location/City : AB – Edmonton
Region : Edmonton Area
Job Type : Contract
Recruiter Name : Jennifer Dion

To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Jennifer Dion at jdion@executrade.com.
The Opportunity

Our enterprise client is in the midst of implementing Agile methodology in it’s business systems department and is hiring multiple Scrum Masters for a 6-month contract (with extension/permanent options to follow). They are looking for a seasoned resource with experience in leading cross-functional teams, facilitating communication and promoting Agile best practices. Ideally this individual has previous experience working in a development department that is transitioning to Agile methodology and is comfortable working during this change management period. This is a great opportunity to make a large impact on a prominent Edmonton organization.
Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Lead, mentor and empower the cross-functional teams in the transformation from Waterfall to Agile methodology.
  • Facilitate daily stand-up meeting, Sprint planning, meetings, demos, modeling sessions and retrospectives.
  • Lead the development team projects.
  • Facilitate information gathering sessions to inform business needs and technical solutions.
  • Promote standards and processes in an agile framework.

  • Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of related university degree program. Other post secondary education plus experience may be considered.
  • Certified Scrum Master.
  • 8+ years experience leading dev teams in enterprise size environment.
  • 4+ years experience leading an Agile development team ranging in 8 – 10 people.
  • Previous experience through the transformation of Waterfall to Agile methodology.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile practices.
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills.
  • ITIL certification.
  • Experience working in an insurance and/or financial institution preferred.

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive hourly rate.

  • Please quote Job Reference #64110

    To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Jennifer Dion at jdion@executrade.com.
    Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.
    Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from
    http://www.cic.gc.ca
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