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Scrum Master

Product Development – Toronto, Ontario
Department Product Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

At Interaxon, we develop engaging experiences using brain sensing technology. We are a passionate team of researchers, technical experts and scientists building the world’s leading science-based brain platform to empower personal transformation through human-centred innovation. Our Muse and Muse 2 headbands are designed to make meditation easier and provide real-time audio and visual feedback on your meditative state through the Muse companion app.

As a Scrum Master at Interaxon, you’ll lead our team in Agile best practices. You’ll keep us on track by managing the Sprint board, running our Agile practices and reporting on progress. You get how powerful it is to have a strong team moving in the same direction and will help us get there with an open and collaborative approach.  You will be the first person in this role at Interaxon, so this is an opportunity to have a huge impact, setting the foundation of Agile practices on our team.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop and implement best practices for doing Agile at Interaxon
  • Manage development team sprint board, maintaining the backlog, work prioritization, assignment, and tracking in Jira
  • Facilitate Agile practices across two scrum teams, running the scrum rituals, planning sessions retrospective sessions, backlog grooming sessions
  • Support the team by identifying issues, mediating conflicts, and clearing blockers
  • Foster an effective Agile environment by driving transparency, cross-team communication and self-organization
  • Maintain tight collaboration with Product Manager to ensure understanding of and alignment to the product roadmap
  • Estimate and plan activities and resources to establish and meet project delivery timelines
  • Tracking and communicating progress, risks, mitigations, opportunities to stakeholders through data-backed status and KPI reporting

Your skills and experience:

  • 3+ years of experience as a scrum master within a software development team
  • Experience implementing Agile best practices optimized for the organization
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator, the ability to coach the team on Agile practices, foster teamwork and facilitate conversations to resolve issues
  • Expertise in Agile estimation and planning
  • Knowledge of Mobile App and Cloud development ecosystems
  • Experience with Jira administration and Github  
  • Scrum certification is a plus

What we offer:

Our collaborative culture is an extension of our vision to empower personal transformation to improve lives and change the world. We have a flexible working environment, great benefits package, meditation space, onsite gym with subsidized membership, a kitchen full of snacks, a variety of food nearby on King Street / Queen Street, onsite bicycle parking and easy access to the TTC. Join a team passionate about making a difference!

Interaxon is a company fueled on innovation and inclusion.  We believe that diversity is an essential part of our workplace culture, and we continue to grow our team through equal opportunity and barrier-free recruitment. Additionally, if you require any accommodations during the selection process, please let us know! 

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