Agile Coach/Scrum Master

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You are part of a team responsible for developing our software products. Development is carried out mainly in Visual Studio under Windows®, Oracle® and SQL Server®, and following recognized practices of software engineering (specifications, prototyping, technical reviews, etc.) and of quality assurance.

Main responsibilities

  • Guide the company in moving from the current development processes towards agile development processes
  • Promote and facilitate the adoption of agility within the organization
  • Assist in implementation and support the teams in putting agile development approaches into practice by advising individuals on methods for managing and organizing the work
  • Coach the Scrum Masters to develop their skills (collaboration, problem-solving, conflict resolution, overcoming obstacles, acting as facilitators, etc.)
  • Share observations; formulate and apply recommendations to improve and standardize agile practices
  • Take on the role of facilitator by promoting the exchange of information between different project participants
  • Support managers in transforming their leadership style
  • Promote skills development of the teams’ members

Desired profile

  • University degree in computer science, software engineering or any other appropriate field
  • At least 8 years’ experience as a Coach or Scrum Master along with solid experience in mastering agile values and principles
  • Significant demonstrated experience in implementing the agile methodology
  • Tact and skills in facilitation and conflict resolution
  • Communications skills and proven ability to communicate in various situations, including formal presentations, informal negotiations, coaching, training, facilitation and conciliation
  • Perfect mastery of agile processes, particularly Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban, having practised them in concrete situations
  • Experience of software development processes and the main development methods (required)
  • Experience of change-management methods (asset)

GIRO promotes employment equity and offers equal opportunity to all.

We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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