ScrumMaster – Kanban

ScrumMaster – Kanban

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need:

• Business group: Global Payment and Cash Management Technology
• Project: Modernizing commercial and corporate payments, working on EFT payments. Also building a new application to process EFT payments in the future.
• Reason for request: Scrum Master for Settlement Mod team

Candidate Value Proposition:

• The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on the forefront of the industry, building infrastructure that will be ahead in the payments industry.

Typical Day in Role:

• Interacting with a team of 15 or so individuals to identify priorities for the day and helping the tea start their day
• If there is an incident with existing infrastructure, support team by providing support and communicating to the business and leadership team on impact
• Facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning sessions, sprint review and retrospective meetings.
• Manage the team Kanban board and guide the team to update Kanban board and keep it up to date.
• Remove impediments and continuously look to ways in improving process to increase efficiency
• Guide and coach the team to become self-organized and encourage collaboration.
• Support the product owner in maintaining and grooming the product backlog
• Focus on improving team dynamics and performance and work with the team in managing interpersonal conflicts, challenges etc.
• Communicate with the senior management and maintain stakeholders’ relationships
• Manage project budgets and forecasting
• Track projects as it progresses through each stage of project life cycle
• Monitor and document project status and represent the team in program level project meetings and provide updates
• Assist with roadmap planning and capacity planning discussions with leadership

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

• 5 + years’ Comprehensive knowledge of Agile, Scrum and Jira Applying techniques for effective workflow on Kanban
• Recent roles in the Financial Industry or banking is required (Minimum 1 project)
• 3+ years’ experience in managing complex delivering software projects
• Demonstrated experience in applying agile methodology to delivering IT projects (recent project experience)
• Excellent communication skills to manage stakeholder relations, and work with cross-departmental teams

Nice-To-Have Skills:

• Project specifically leading Modernization
• Experience in payments industry is an asset
• Software dev background will be good

Soft Skills:

• Communication skills are critical
• Excellent coaching skills
• Demonstrated leadership skills through leading large teams
• Critical thinker

Best vs Average:

• Demonstrating leadership and someone who is willing to learn. Does not need to be 100% proficient in all aspects, but is a critical thinker who asks questions and thinks ahead. Someone who can challenge the team in a way that motivates them. This candidate will be able to “walk the walk” beyond being able to speak on their competencies. Open to conversion to FTE is a big asset.

Degrees or certifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
• Scrum Certification is an asset

Candidate Review & Selection:

• Structure and Format: 15- minute screening interview + 1 hour panel interview

Job Details



10 Months



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