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Scrum Master – Agile Coach

Scrum Master – Agile Coach

AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an advanced Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown Montreal. AdGear/Samsung Ads focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe. 

Samsung Ads is an advanced advertising platform where advertisers find and connect with audiences across over 100M Samsung Households around the world. Samsung Ads delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, world-class data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory. Using our data, insights, and scale, we help advertisers reach consumers across CTV, our native apps, mobile and desktop. With Samsung Ads, advertisers can buy the way they want, reach who they need, and prove business results.

Our purpose is to deliver unparalleled results for our customers. By using the industry’s most comprehensive data to build the world’s smartest connected audience platform, Samsung Ads is uniquely positioned to transform the advertising landscape. We deliver on Samsung Electronics’ 51-year commitment to excellence through smart, easy, effective advertising solutions to make advanced video advertising work.

 

What you’ll do

Scrum Master

As a Scrum Master, you will be temporarily responsible to support one or two teams with facilitation of all Scrum events. You will also work with Product Management as well as other Scrum Masters to foster a dynamic Agile environment. You will be expected to mentor Product Owners and developers on Agile/Scrum/Kanban practices so they can become more self-managing.

 

Agile Coach

As we transition into a model where the engineering teams become more self-managing and developers facilitate their own Scrum events, you will adopt a purely Agile coaching stance to guide both Scrum Masters and developers for multiple teams on how to optimally use Agile practices to consistently deliver high-quality software increments. You will be a key resource in the organization’s Agile transformation and will actively participate in the Agile Community of Practice (CoP).

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • At first, play the role of Scrum Master for one or two Scrum teams, facilitating Daily Stand-up, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
  • Coach development teams to ensure best practices and promote an Agile mindset focused on continuous delivery of business value throughout the organization.
  • Promote a continuous improvement culture by guiding teams to analyze their performance metrics and help them become more predictable.
  • Mentor Scrum Masters and foster a culture of servant-leadership and collaboration.
  • Coach Product Owners on translating the roadmap into a product vision and prioritized backlog, and to continuously manage backlog items, so the team always has 2-3 sprints worth of refined and prioritized scope.
  • Explain story creation and slicing techniques to Product Owners, Scrum Masters and developers, and guide them to work on the smallest possible items that provide business value.
  • Actively participate in the Agile Community of Practice.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • At least 8 years of experience as a Scrum Master and Agile Coach.
  • Solid understanding of Agile principles and practices.
  • Experience implementing Scrum or Kanban as part of an Agile transformation.
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills with the ability to influence and lead others.
  • Excellent communication, mentoring and coaching skills based on strong emotional intelligence, empathy, and humility to understand and help solve both team and individual issues.
  • Deep knowledge of facilitation, conflict resolution, and impediment removal.
  • Experience coaching teams with both front-end and back-end developers.
  • Strong working knowledge of Jira and Confluence.
  • Software development experience is considered a strong asset.
  • Experience with Agile transformation of areas other than development (i.e., operations, sales) is considered an asset.

The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and effectively handle working across different teams and priorities. The candidate should have an entrepreneurial mind-set, taking ownership in creating opportunities, aligning to the yearly plan but also being flexible to take advantage of new opportunities.

If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build an outstanding, world-class advertising organization with a relentless focus on design and customer experience, you've come to the right place.

 

About our culture…

We are proud to have built a world-class organization, grounded in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. Working at Samsung Ads offers one of the best environments in the industry to learn just how fast you can grow, how much you can achieve, and how good you can be. We thrive on problem-solving, breaking new ground, and enjoying every part of the journey

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