Scrum Master

Oakville, ON, Canada

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Who we are:
Geotab is a global leader in IoT and connected transportation and certified “Great Place to Work.” We are a company of diverse and talented individuals who work together to help businesses grow and succeed, and increase the safety and sustainability of our communities.
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. 
Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who follow their passion, think differently and want to make an impact. Join us for a fulfilling career with opportunities to innovate, great benefits, and our fun and inclusive work culture. Reach your full potential with Geotab. To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.
Who are we looking for :
We are always looking for amazing talent to join our fast-growing and industry best Data and Analytics team. Geotab is actively seeking a person who has a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification who, with training, will be able to quickly contribute to the team. The ideal person should really love technology, be passionate about the realm of big data and data science, and be keen to join a leading edge technology firm – if you feel like we have described you, then we would love to hear from you!
What are the details of this position :
You will work on Geotab’s Data and Analytics team and be a crucial part of producing insight from Geotab’s big data environment, which streams and ingests 4 billion data records per day from over 1.6 million vehicles in 85 countries across the globe. This technical department is constantly producing deep analysis and insight into Geotab’s data infrastructure leveraging machine learning techniques. Your job is to support the Agile delivery of new and innovative data driven solutions to Geotab customers and partners, working with product owners, data scientists, and software developers.

Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate Agile initiatives from initiation through release, providing oversight to ensure alignment with Agile/Scrum practices, including but not limited to, project kick-off, sprint, release and deployment planning
  • Manage risks to delivery, remove impediments to delivery success
  • Consulting with Product Owner, and key stakeholders to gather business requirements to ensure tasks are ready for design and development
  • Communicate cross functionally, ensuring transparency of progress and outcomes; Report team progress and accomplishment up and across; Facilitates status updates, product demos and retrospectives
  • Report on team performance metrics by recording, tracking and monitoring timelines and tracking the team's delivery
  • Accountable alongside the scrum team for the achievement of release objectives and results that meet LOB stakeholders’ needs and expectations

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of experience as Scrum Master working with Scrum, Kanban and ScrumBan is required
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification is a definite plus
  • Thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and practices and software development lifecycle is essential
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills is required to be successful in this role
  • Experience managing multiple agile squads at once, and juggling multiple projects across the organization is required
  • Agile experience and leadership, working within and implementing the principles of agile methodology, enabling an agile work environment, leading ceremonies, participating in scrum and writing user stories is key
  • JIRA experience an asset.
Why job seekers choose Geotab:
Work from home and flex work arrangementsBaby bonusHome office reimbursement programOnline learning and networking opportunitiesElectric vehicle purchase incentive programCompetitive medical and dental benefits (full-time employees only)Retirement savings program (full-time employees only)

Our Core Values:
At Geotab, we understand that the world is always changing and that we need to change with it. Geotab has adopted a hybrid model for working, including a flexible work from home program, with the opportunity to work in our safe, clean offices. Remote work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!
Geotab encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Geotab is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities throughout the interview, selection and employment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at careers@geotab.com.
Job tags: Analytics Engineering Kanban Scrum User stories