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Scrum Master

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We’re looking for an experienced scrum master to lead one of our Agile teams.


Do you have experience with defining technical requirements, design, and developing technical solutions and/or quality assurance? Do you excel at fostering collaboration, guiding teams through the scrum process, and resolving issues that impede the team’s progress? If you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and can help teams reach their full potential, consider joining our team.


We partner with workers, employers, and other to help British Columbians come home from work safely every day. When workplace injuries occur, we provide support and rehabilitation to help people return to their regular lives. Our DevOps team builds customer-focused front- and back-end applications that support our people in providing these very important services to the people of B.C.


Working on our IT team is a unique opportunity to create technology that helps change people’s lives. We provide a highly-collaborative environment where employees can develop their skills working on challenging projects that help make a difference to the workers and employers of B.C.


What you’ll do

As scrum master you will:

  • Support the product owner with effective techniques for managing the product backlog
  • Lead our organization in its Scrum adoption, plan Scrum implementations within the organization, and help ensure employees and stakeholders understand Agile and Scrum methodology
  • Provide guidance in all activities of Scrum
  • Apply your working knowledge of DevOps tools, technologies, and processes to support the teams


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Enhance the team dynamic by promoting a culture of collaboration across the organization
  • Demonstrate and encourage teamwork through collaborative decision-making, goal setting, and conflict resolution
  • Communicate effectively to explain concepts, share ideas, and ensure our methodologies are clearly understood by employees and stakeholders across the organization
  • Encourage and promote Scrum best practices
  • Energize and motivate the team to build positive morale
  • Think critically through complex problems to form practical solutions


Your experience and educational background:

  • A diploma or bachelor’s degree in computer science or STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field
  • A minimum of four years of work experience in IT which include work experience in IT demonstrating technical proficiency in continuous process improvement, project management, business requirements, and analysis
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certifications such as CSPO, CSD, CSP, PMI-ACP, or CDA
  • Equivalent combinations of experience and education will be considered


Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.3 million workers and 231,000 registered employers in our province.


What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.


We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


To apply

Visit our career page at and select See Job Openings to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.

Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.

Posted: December 28, 2018
Closes: February 26, 2019
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1001-5000 employees

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About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free fr...