Scrum Master

Vancouver, BC | Full-time

What do you envision your next career to look like? Join MetaOptima to make a difference in the lives of millions as we revolutionize the dermatology industry with artificial intelligence-powered software solutions for faster, more effective, and affordable care. MetaOptima is full of passionate, innovative people who thrive on working together as a team to build smart, life-saving technologies for medical professionals and their patients. Our casual, open-office culture welcomes fresh ideas from the minds of doers. Join our fast-growing startup to add your voice to our vision while working with a cool group of people set on making their mark on the world.  We take pride in what we’ve accomplished together, and can’t wait to see how you’ll help us grow.


A team who works together, wins together. We’re excited to share some of our accomplishments with you:

  • A BCIC New Ventures Competition Winner

  • Plug and Play Startup Showdown Winner

  • BCIP Innovation Challenge Award Winner

  • Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize Winner

  • A Ready To Rocket Winner 2018 & 2019

  • Winner of ISIC Disease Classification Competition 2018

  • Member of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster

  • Winner of ITAC Ingenious of the Year Awards, 2019


About the role:

You will be responsible for managing the challenge of handling our largest development projects that span multiple development groups and technical structures. You will coach on the scrum processes, organize and facilitate all scrum ceremonies. You know the value of helping remove roadblocks, tracking key performance metrics and making them visible to the teams.


Responsibilities:

  • Guiding and coaching the team to self-organization, cross-functionality and higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.

  • Continuously improve process and development.

  • Removing impediments for the team or directing impediments to appropriate owners for quick resolution.

  • Facilitating all Scrum ceremonies.

  • Supporting techniques for effective Product Backlog management.

  • Identifying, managing and helping mitigate project issues and risks.

  • Providing perspective to the team and keeping the team focused on the Sprint Goal.

  • Administration of JIRA Cloud software.

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.

  • Track progress of projects.

  • Measure performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.

  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem solving.

  • Manage clear communication channels with the team to ensure effective communication.

  • Protecting the team from external interference and interruptions.


Requirements:

  • Have a Computer Science degree or equivalent.

  • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a Scrum Master role.

  • Have a Scrum Master certification.

  • Are known as a kind, approachable and wise influencer who can see the bigger picture and people seek your involvement, guidance and support.

  • Are passionate about keeping projects organized with clear lines of communication, while at the same time, nurturing continuous improvement with the support of data and metrics.

  • Have excellent communication skills.

  • Have solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.


Benefits:

Our office is located in downtown Vancouver and is easily accessible by bus, SeaBus, SkyTrain, and West Coast Express. We offer a competitive salary, vacation, stock options, and a comprehensive benefits package (including extended health, vision, and dental) and smartwatches. 

If you are interested and passionate about doing things that really matter send us your resume and join us on this amazing journey.


Note: Thank you for your interest in joining our team in the fight against skin cancer! We always do our best to contact all applicants, however due to high volumes we will prioritize those under consideration and may not be able to get back to you.

MetaOptima is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means that all employment decisions are based on talent (never race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth or any other classification protected by law). Diversity, respect, and fairness are our key values; this extends to all areas of the company’s hiring process, including compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms of employment.

Here at MetaOptima, we strive to ensure everyone feels welcome to our team; members with qualified disabilities will be provided with reasonable accommodation upon request to fit their needs to help them succeed.

MetaOptima’s management team will always take responsibility for ensuring that the company continues to offer fair, welcoming, and equal employment opportunities. We invite you to share this initiative by taking personal actions that uphold our core values.




Scrum Master

Vancouver, BC | Full-time