Scrum Master

Victorian Epicure Inc.

September 09, 2014

Original postings on the Viatec site are removed after the position is closed, but the posting will be archived here. The original posting was at
http://www.viatec.ca/job-board/12252

Job Category: 
Technical
Job Specialization: 
Project Management
Job
Company Overview: 

We are Canada’s largest 100% Canadian women-led Direct Sales Company. Started in the back of a station wagon in 1991, we're no ordinary family-owned business, and we don't intend to become one. Our mission is to transform lives by revolutionizing our industry with a viable entrepreneurial opportunity for women, helping Canadians make better food choices, and sharing the delight and joy of cooking (whether you’re a beginner, foodie, or pro in the kitchen).

Our President & Founder Sylvie Rochette, and CEO Amelia Warren were named 21st among Canada’s Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs for 2013 and are celebrated by PROFIT/Chatelaine W100.

Working at Epicure means being passionate about what you do. Be part of an amazing team, in an extraordinary place, with a very exciting future.

Join us. Make your journey count while you continue to build a great career.

Job Summary: 

As a nimble, gritty and roll-up-your-sleeves Scrum Master you will help ensure the IT team works as efficiently as possible by removing any roadblocks to progress and facilitating daily Scrum meetings. Based out of our stunning North Saanich location, the role requires you to own the Scrum process, creating a balance with key stakeholders of projects. The position will also be responsible for sprint planning and demonstrations, maintaining relevant metrics to identify how to improve the team’s efficiency and effectiveness. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Interface with personnel and product owners on an active basis to manage product backlog and sprint activities 
  • Liaise between developers/testers and business units; foster quality communication 
  • Ensure product quality and timeliness of efforts
  • Assuming responsibility as required to ensure the successful and timely resolution of key issues/tasks

You are:

  • Open-minded
  • Proactive
  • Curious
  • Innovative
  • Professional
  • Collaborative

You have energy, discipline, and a drive for success. Above all, you have heart. Plus, you love cooking, tasting, trying, and eating delicious, nutritious food, all the while empowering entrepreneurs to make their journeys count.

Your story:

  • Post-Secondary degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent work experience
  • Experience as a Project Manager would be considered an asset
  • You have 3+ years-experience in managing or performing IT development projects
  • You have the ability to identify and manage risk
  • Experience using Agile Scrum methodologies would be considered an asset
  • You have strong leadership and organizational skills with excellent communication (written and verbal), time management, project planning, people and team building skills
  • Project management skills are an asset with a demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and negotiations on deliverables, timelines and setting up a plan
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills with an excellent understanding of system development methodologies
  • Able to work in a self-directed environment, with the ability to multitask and deal with situations that may involve some ambiguity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - in both technical and non-technical environments
  • Strong presentation and training skills/experience
  • Ability to liaise with various business stakeholders, all the while having an "of service" attitude to all 
How To Apply: 

Send your resume and cover letter to amazingjobs@epicureselections.com.