Kanata, ON
Are you ready to be part of a leading global engineering design house specializing in the design and development of embedded software/hardware, electronics, and electro-mechanics?
What we’re looking for
Highly motivated and dynamic professionals
Motivated designers with broad backgrounds and service mindset to be a consultant
Professionals with ability to work both with in-house projects and on-site assignments at our customer’s locations  
As a Scrum Master you will play important role leading multiple development teams to deliver high-quality embedded software. Some responsibilities are:
Lead SCRUM teams through the entire Agile process including Sprint planning, Stand ups, Backlog grooming, story creation, story point assignment, demos, post-mortems, etc.
The SCRUM Master will coordinate the activities of a cross functional the team which includes software developers, test engineering, tooling, DevOps and Product Owners;
 Where appropriate, the SCRUM master will engage in technical relationships with vendors for to coordinate collaboration, bug tracking, deliveries.
 Contribute to SCRUM of SCRUMs as a key member to help provide status updates and define dependencies.

What you'll do

  • Showcase and enhance your team coach competencies to build a performing team and train the team in Scrum, Built-in-Quality, Kanban, SAFe and ensure that the agreed Agile processes/practices are followed.
  • Facilitate the team's agile ceremonies, including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives, ensuring their effectiveness and value.
  • Collaborate with the product owner to prioritize and manage the product backlog, ensuring that it is well-defined, organized, and achievable.
  • Assist in facilitating PI planning meetings, summarize team PI objectives into program PI objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency.
  • Assist in facilitating ART events and processes - help manage risks and drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops.
  • Assist the team in breaking down complex requirements into smaller, actionable tasks, fostering a clear understanding of the work involved.
  • Utilize data analysis and metrics to identify bottlenecks, forecast delivery timelines, and optimize the team's efficiency and productivity.
  • Assists the team to smoothly navigate forming, storming and norming team formation stages by addressing team dynamics, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Assess the Agile Maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Foster a quality-focused mindset within the team, promoting adherence to software development best practices, testing, and continuous integration.
  • Encourage and facilitate effective communication and collaboration between team members, stakeholders, and other Scrum Masters.
  • Remove any impediments or blockers that hinder the team's progress, proactively finding solutions and promoting a positive and productive working environment.
  • Facilitate the team's agile ceremonies, including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives, ensuring their effectiveness and value.
  • Continuously seek opportunities for improvement and growth, both at the individual and team level, by encouraging experimentation, learning, and embracing a growth mindset
  • Deliver status to the program and other teams.
  • Identify risks and work with other teams to develop mitigation solutions and strategies.
  • What you'll need to get the job done

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of as a SCRUM master for software development with embedded software projects strongly desired.
  • Extensive understanding of Agile for software development
  • Extensive understanding of Software Lifecycle Development models
  • Solid understanding of software development, prior development experience is strongly desired.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to leverage data and metrics to drive process improvements and predict delivery outcomes.
  • Ability to summarize complex problems, solutions and recommendations;
  • Ability to thoroughly document technical requirements in specifications
  • Strong communication skills including presentation of technical material to groups.
  • Enthusiasm for leading highly productive software development teams.
  • The successful candidate must be able to legally work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP). 
  • What you’ll love about us
      Company Culture – outstanding people and a flexible work environment with lots of after work activities/groups! It’s so great, we even won an award for it!
      Work/Life Balance – 4 weeks holidays to start and work that stays at work!
    •   Career Growth Opportunities – being a design house keeps variety in your work. New opportunities happening all the time!
    •  Great Benefits – and, they start the same day you do… and, they include your family… and, the company matches your RRSP contributions!
    About Syntronic Canada
    Syntronic provides our customers a complete portfolio of professional services to support their product development including research & development, new product introduction, manufacturing, and aftermarket services. We adopt the latest technologies in electronics design and software development with a pool of technically skilled staff around the world. Among our customers and partners are some of the world’s most technically intensive businesses and organizations. This pushes us forward in designing to satisfy our customers’ needs with a focus on quality, competence, capacity and continuity.
    Syntronic values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact our recruiting team and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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