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Solarwinds Inc. Scrum Master in Ottawa, Ontario


SolarWinds is a different kind of software company. At SolarWinds we strive to improve the way we run our business on a daily basis. We value innovation and finding better ways to do work by constantly improving our processes, code and tools. Our employees are key to this work and we are not afraid to invest in your future with us through training and knowledge sharing.

The Scrum Master will join the Business Applications team reporting to the Manager of BizApps. Primary responsibilities include: assisting the team in translating Product Manager's product requirements into technical requirements for the Engineering team and ensuring they are complete and understood. You will be working with cutting edge technologies in an ever evolving, energetic environment bringing real value to our stakeholders. The combination of enhancing existing applications and tools coupled with working on high-value new projects keeps the job exciting and dynamic.

If you are looking for a challenging role where you can make a measurable difference for our stakeholders, then this is the job for you.


Work with Product Management, Executive stakeholders and the Engineering team to determine scope and schedule for our Business application projects.

  • Act as Scrum Master for multiple teams using both Kanban and Scrum

  • Assist team in translating the Product Manager's product requirements into technical requirements for the Engineering team and ensure they are complete and understood

  • Work with the Development and Test leads to ensure that tasks are prioritized correctly, that roadblocks are removed and that the team is on track to meet their milestone dates

  • Track and manage project schedules to release deadlines

  • Review test plans and work with the Test Lead to ensure proper test coverage for a release

  • Ensure that the Engineering team is providing timely assistance to the different business organizations

  • Lead the daily stand-up meetings for the Engineering team


Experience leading a commercial software development team to successfully deliver product or web site application releases.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated creativity, intelligent thinking and ability to "get things done"

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • MS or BS in Computer Science or Equivalent


  • Scrum Master certification preferred

  • Experience with working on high traffic web sites and applications

  • Experience with ERP’s and/or CRM systems.

  • Experience working with offshore development teams

  • High level Experience with IT technologies (Networking, Virtualization, Systems Management, Storage)


SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12426

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds MSP

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