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Scrum Master

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 18292 

Job Category: Information Technology 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Hatch Digital is currently seeking a Scrum Master to join our Smart Industries team and provide services for the North American region. This is a newly created role with opportunity to further expand our digital footprint. You will be a core member of a professional, collaborative, and inclusive team at our Mississauga location, with flexible work arrangements available.


This is an exciting time of growth across our business and there will be an opportunity to further accelerate your career as you actively and successfully work with others to contribute to the growth of the practice and the wider Hatch communities of practice.


Key responsibilities:


  • Promote and support Scrum as defined in the Scrum Guide by helping the team(s) understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values
  • Act as a servant-leader for the Scrum Team, enabling the team(s) to remove impediments and improve the interactions with those outside of the team
  • Facilitate Scrum events and other meetings as requested or needed (e.g. daily scrum/stand-up, planning, reviews, retrospectives, backlog refinement, etc.)
  • Support and coach the Product Owner and development team to understand and excel at their role
  • Champion agile development best-practices, including automated testing, CI/CD, TDD, etc.
  • Ensure team deliverables comply with applicable quality standards, best practices and processes
  • Employ and leverage standard tools and techniques to maximize team effectiveness (physical and/or virtual boards, collaboration and productivity software, etc.)
  • Monitor team activity, performance and progress towards sprint and release goals


Skills, experience and qualifications;


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business or equivalent
  • Sound experience in a complex technical agile product development environment
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches – Kanban, Scrum, XP, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques – Backlog Management, User Stories, Test Driven Development (TDD), Automated Testing, Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD), agile estimating and planning, pairing, Agile games, etc.
  • Experience working in a global team environment and communicating effectively across multiple cultures
  • High level understanding of software architecture and systems modeling
  • Scrum Master certification (e.g. CSM or equivalent)
  • Agile product and release planning
  • Experience using VSTS/Azure DevOps for managing work (e.g. backlogs, boards, testing, etc.)
  • A good understanding of structured project delivery methodologies AGILE/PMBOK.


An employee owned organisation, by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts. You will be provided with many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs.



We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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