Posted 6 months ago

Quester Tangent is seeking an experienced Software Scrum Master to perform a vital role in the development and quality of our software. As a Scrum Master, you will be involved in all stages of the software product development lifecycle. You will be working with the Software Product Owners and development team in order to deliver our clients’ needs in a timely fashion.

This position will be adapted to meet the abilities of the successful applicant. An incumbent with significant training and experience will be given the challenges and responsibility to match their abilities. An intermediate level incumbent will receive the time and mentoring necessary to develop into the role.

How you will spend your time:

  • Working with Software Product Owners to establish the goals, scope and product domain.
  • Planning and scheduling of the sprint
  • Coaching development team and providing voice of reason
  • Scheduling of critical resources and removing impediments from the development team.
  • Collecting and reporting software metrics
  • Facilitating Scrum Events
  • Coordinating with development team members to ensure that software is designed to organizational requirements
  • Ensuring Task definitions have the correct content for development team consumption

What you will need to succeed:

  • Diploma or degree in Software Engineering; or related education and experience
  • 2+ years Scrum development environment including sprint planning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with a Software Development Standards
  • Strong Knowledge of software release process
  • Technical competence in computers, networking, operating systems and web technology

Experiences that will help you thrive:

This position requires the following types of skills to be successful. Experience in every area is not a prerequisite. On-the-job training will be provided to fill in any gaps.

  • Familiarity with IEEE SW standards (1558 applies to rail equipment)
  • Experience with Test Automation and Metric Generation
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • JIRA

Company Summary:

Quester Tangent is an established but growing Canadian company that designs and manufactures train electronics and software solutions used on rapid transit and subway lines in major cities around the world.

Quester Tangent is an equal opportunity employer that values and respects all employees as individuals, regardless of age, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and gender. Diversity brings new ideas, inspires innovation, and strengthens the company.

The salary will vary depending on your particular skillset and years of experience. Quester Tangent offers a competitive benefits package, quarterly personal days, and flex-time hours.

In support of a health work-life balance, we are proud to offer a full suite of group benefits, personal paid days off, and are located outside of the downtown core in an area surrounded by natural green spaces. We have showers and bicycle racks if you wish to commute by bicycle, free parking if you prefer to drive, and on a major bus route if you prefer public transit.

COVID-19 Update: Strengthening our workforce is the key to meeting our customers’ needs. We continue to hire talented people using safe hiring practices. This includes limiting onsite visitors and prioritizing video interviews. Our on-site protocols have been very effective in keeping our team safe throughout the pandemic.

How to Apply:

Send an e-mail to Human Resources: careers@questertangent.com

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