Scrum Master and Agile Coach
Vena Solutions Canada Inc
Toronto , Canada
7d ago

Vena Solutions is seeking a Scrum Master and Agile Coach to help improve and scale our existing Agile Scrum framework. This role is a match for you if you are looking to combine your leadership skills and Scrum experience.

Our development focused team culture encourages developers to be self-motivated and self-directed. We value leadership and people with passion who will take ownership to make their mark on our product.

Our technology evolves through continuous innovation; we are always on the lookout for emerging technologies, regardless of language or platform, that allow us to improve our products, development tools and infrastructure.

What you will do

  • Take ownership of the Scrum process
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert in Agile processes, tools and techniques.
  • Facilitate sprint planning, stand-up meetings and additional agile related activities
  • Develop and maintain team standards, tools and best practices
  • Assess and implement strategies to improve the efficiency of our Scrum teams
  • Proactively remove roadblocks to help teams and individual members achieve their sprint goals.
  • Help Product Managers create a backlog and keep it ready for continuous sprinting.
  • Protect the Scrum teams from interference by external stakeholders, including senior management.
  • Identify methods to improve Agile techniques
  • What we use

  • Please note this reflects a portion of our technical stack. We are constantly evolving and revisiting our stack to be on the cutting edge :
  • A pure JavaScript front-end leveraging React, Redux, and Webpack
  • A Java 8 back-end Server using Google Guice, Hibernate, and Dropwizard
  • A custom-built OLAP processing engine with our in house DSL, and ANTLR-based compiler
  • Modern data stores like MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Redshift, and RDS
  • Supporting micro-services written in Java and GoLang
  • Fully automated AWS cloud infrastructure
  • A C# .NET Excel add-in built using VSTO, Excel Interop / VBA, and LINQ
  • And much more
  • Does this sound like you?

  • 2+ years of experience in a Scrum Master or similar role
  • Experience working in a SaaS Product environment
  • Ability to coach and guide teams and stakeholders
  • Expertise in Agile estimating, capacity planning, forecasting, release planning.
  • Knowledge in Agile values / principles / best practices and the Scrum framework
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence and ability to pull meaningful Sprint reports / data
  • Strong communication and coaching skills
  • Apply today . We can’t wait to hear from you!

    About Us

    At Vena, we empower people to work the way they think. Our cloud infrastructure leverages the flexibility and ease of use of widely-

    used spreadsheets while adding beautiful web-based workflows and a powerful cloud storage to make mission-critical business processes simple.

    Viewed by many as one of the most innovative Canadian start-ups, we’re part of a growing industry looking to revolutionize the enterprise so that people can stop fighting software and get back to doing their best work.

    Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Local candidates only. No agencies please.

    Should you require accommodation for any disability throughout any stage of the recruitment and selection process, please describe your requirements when making an application and we will be sure your accommodation needs are met.

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