Scrum Master / Team Planner

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Employer: MindGeek
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 06.01.2019
    Short company description

    Never heard of MindGeek?

    MindGeek is a company specializing in the development and marketing of highly trafficked web properties; a leader in its activity. But that’s only what we do, not who we are. So who are we? The best way to describe us would be nothing less than awesome! An overstatement? We don’t think so. And neither will you if you come work with us!


    MindGeek’s Engineering “Scrum Master / Team Planners” are responsible for the execution of the projects within the engineering department. They assist in planning and communication through a standardized agile development process while providing visibility to all members involved in the projects.

    As a “Scrum Master / Team Planner” reporting to a Project Manager, you will work with the development and product groups to support the software development process and the execution of projects.

    Skills and experience required:

    - Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    - 2 years of experience in an Agile environment
    - 2 years of experience in Project Management
    - 2 years of experience with Software Development lifecycle
    - PMI ACP certification an asset
    - CSM (Certified Scrum master) or CST (Certified Scrum Trainer) an asset
    - Strong written and oral communication skills in English
    - Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    - Experience with JIRA an asset.
    - Experience with Power BI
    - Experience with Sharepoint



    - Scrum Master responsibilities:

    - Promote high standard for sprint health, organization and priority
    - Facilitate impediment resolution
    - Promotes cross team communications and alignment
    - Advise the management on task and projects priorities based on the ongoing development
    - Ensure that all tasks have proper estimations
    - Support and organize prioritization events
    - Ensure appropriate representation of dependencies in the product backlog
    - Schedule, facilitate and run Scrum events
    - Ensure that all items part of a sprint have been estimated
    - Ensure that the sprint commitment is adequate
    - Participate in the sprint and daily scrum
    - Ensure that remaining estimates are kept accurate
    - Ensure that time spent is logged
    - Coordinate the development team working on the integration of the proposed solution
    - Track record and achievement of each team members

    - Team Planner responsibilities:

    - Provides visibility on the team operations
    - Promote high standard for backlog health, organization and priority
    - Promote neutrality and transparency in project operations
    - Advise and help to produce the roadmap for the quarterly initiatives
    - Promotes cross team communications and alignment
    - Advise and support Project Manager

    Other info

    Benefits we’re offering you:

    - Motivating salary aligned with your skills and experience
    - Annual bonuses
    - Support for obtaining certifications
    - Annual training budget
    - Private health insurance
    - Meal tickets
    - Team building events