Marketing Scrum Master
Tundra Technical Solutions
ottawa, Ontario
48d ago

Job Overview

Job Title : Agile Marketing Scrum Master

Location : Downtown, Ottawa

and play a key role in establishing Digital Marketing capabilities. A successful Scrum Master candidate will support Marketing by enabling the Agile Marketing way of working by effectively creating the conditions for Marketing squads to frequently deliver high-

value / high-quality products, remove impediments, limit team distractions, and introduce new practices to drive improvement.

Role Summary

  • A core member of a Marketing Squad and a facilitator who supports team members in applying Agile practices, processes, and behaviours for executing effectively and with quality;
  • raises the performance of delivery teams through impediment management, continuous improvement, and ceremony facilitation.

    Our ideal candidate : Desired Outcomes

    Desired Outcomes

    Support continuous delivery of top priority work

    Adoption and consistent use of agile techniques, tools, and standard practices

    Create a positive working environment for teams to self-organize and raise performance

    Key Responsibilities

  • Informing Sprint Planning - Understand team capacity by tracking metrics that enable predictability
  • Focus on Sprint Readiness - Supports the Product Owner and the team members to maintain a healthy backlog for the current and upcoming sprints;
  • guides teams to commit to work within the boundaries of the team’s historical velocity

  • Team Operations Facilitates daily standups and uses Kanban / Scrum board to visualize the work to manage impediments, WIP, and flow of work through the system
  • Continuous Improvement Support - Partners with Product Owners and other team members to drive improvement using a hypothesis, experimentation, measure, learn approach and ensures teams are actively seeking out opportunities for improvement through retrospectives
  • Sprint Metrics - Communicates the status and progress of the sprint through ceremonies and key delivery metrics; shares metrics with various teams and stakeholders to enable forecasting / predictability of product delivery
  • Impediment Removal and Issue Escalation - Facilitates the resolution of impediments raised by the team members; monitors sprint progress to identify potential issues or delays in the completion of work;
  • coordinates cross platform dependencies; escalates issues to appropriate managers and / or leads

  • Leadership / Communication - Mentors team members on Agile practices, processes and behaviours; actively communicates learnings with Agile CoE
  • Dependency Management Works with Product Owners and Scrum Masters within the Portfolio to identify and monitor dependencies including through a Portfolio Kanban
  • Key Interactions

    Business Owner Product Owner Delivery Team Members Portfolio Management Scrum of Scrums Scrum Master Community of Practice

    Screening Criteria

  • Minimum 1 year as a dedicated Scrum Master or Agile Coach on another type of Scrum team
  • Advanced knowledge of the Agile principles and the Scrum Framework
  • Assets

  • Experience working in Marketing context
  • Completed an undergraduate Degree in Commerce or Business Administration
  • Scrum Alliance or SAFe certification
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