Intermediate Scrum Master

Set sail with the Tugboat Logic Crew! We are looking for a new crew member to join our Engineering team in Canada as an Intermediate Scrum Master.

At Tugboat Logic (www.tugboatlogic.com), our mission is to make security a business advantage for every organization. As the “TurboTax” of InfoSec, our prime directive is to help our customers become secure and compliant quickly and painlessly by taking the mystery out of security compliance using automation, AI, and powerful workflows. As industry leaders, we are looking for skilled, knowledgeable, and passionate individuals who thrive on solving hard problems and fostering strong business relationships with our valued customers and partners. The role of Intermediate Scrum Master is dynamic, engaging, and challenging – read on to learn more!

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THE ROLE

As an intermediate Scrum Master, you’ll work with Scrum teams, coaching them on Agile methodologies as needed. You will coach, mentor, and motivate them while facilitating meetings and eliminating team impediments. The successful applicant will work with the team to perform backlog refinement and ensure Agile best practices are followed. You should have excellent knowledge of the scrum framework, with all its artifacts and techniques. You’ll help create self-organizing teams that are flexible and fully productive during sprints. If you’re a strong communicator, a capable servant leader, and you’re invested in Agile frameworks, we’d like to meet you.

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DAY-TO-DAY

  • Organize and guide teams on how to use Scrum and Agile effectively.
  • Practice core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Work with Product Managers and Development teams to assure requirements are captured and recorded using appropriate agile techniques.
  • Work as a Scrum Master within the teams to effectively fulfill project objectives.
  • Facilitate effective Scrum ceremonies.
  • Support Product Managers in developing, maintaining, and refining Product Backlog.
  • Remove impediments/blockers to keep teams productive.
  • Identify and manage dependencies with other internal or external teams.
  • Support/Collaborate with team members to implement Agile/Scrum best practices.
  • Initiate, build, and maintain good relationships with other groups within Tugboat to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Scrum teams. 

IDEAL FIT

  • Minimum of 3 years of Scrum Master experience using Agile values and principles in a software development environment.
  • Experience starting new scrum teams and assisting existing scrum teams to implement agile practices better.
  • Certified Scrum Master Certification.
  • Strong technical aptitude and hands-on experience working with technical teams.
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent leadership and communications skills are required.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • High level of comfort with explicitly taking accountability and holding appropriate parties accountable.
  • Experience with tools such as Confluence, JIRA.
  • Adept at creating strong relationships that foster the spirit of innovation, improvement, and collaborative solutions and developments.
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and communicate with teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to facilitate meetings.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Scrum and Agile expertise
  • Critical thinking skills to work through complex issues
  • Driven by collaboration and teamwork
  • Leadership and Coaching
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and grow
  • Attention to detail

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Our expectations of this role are high, and we demand the best. In return, we provide a work environment that is professionally challenging, personally rewarding, and intellectually stimulating. Guided by strong leadership, we support the initiative, encourage ambition, recognize, and reward talent (monetary incentives and opportunities for advancement).

What you can expect from us …

  • A fun, fast-paced, and supportive work environment that respects everyone
  • An inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity and celebrates success
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with your experience and skills
  • A full complement of benefits
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Awesome virtual and in-person team events
  • A remote, flexible work environment where you work remotely but don’t feel remote (offices may reopen after COVID)

This position will stay open until a new crew member is brought on board. We want to thank everyone for their application; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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