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Agile Project Manager, Digital Factory

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank

                                                                                                                 

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 63941

 

At Scotiabank Digital Factory, the reach and opportunity of a global organization meets the passion and drive of a startup. Reinvention starts here—and it starts with you.

We believe that the pathway to success is paved with user feedback, so we’re constantly asking our customers how they want to bank. When we find an opportunity to make things people will love, we assemble teams of specialists to collaborate in Digital Factories in Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia. We work fast, and we work smart. Join us to create meaningful experiences and build the bank of tomorrow for our customers around the world.

If you’d like to learn more about the Digital Factory workspace, our Digital Banking career opportunities, Communities of Practice, and open source projects, check out our microsite: https://digitalfactory.scotiabank.com/

 

The Delivery Lead, you will ensure delivery of software products within Digital Banking Canada.  You will coordinate development and delivery activities and ensure deliverables are of the highest quality, while adhering to defined release, change, project and architectural standards and methodologies by leveraging an Agile scrum team (Product, Engineering, Agile, Design).  The primary accountability is the execution of shipping software based on the product roadmaps and technical release plans developed by the Leadership Team, including the identification, escalation and removal of release and team impediments.

 

Is this role right for you?

  • You will work with a team to identify roadmap/feature dependencies and impediments. Being accountable for tracking the dependencies and impediments and removing them to enable the team: surface, track, escalate
  • Regularly communicate with other scrum teams to ensure tactical story alignment and identifies/tracks dependencies between the team.
  • You will provide regular, standardized reporting for team performance: velocity, stories completed and project status. 
  • Identify team conflict and partner with Development Managers and Agile Coaches to resolve, escalating to Leadership Team for support, if necessary.
  • Ensure the team has access to necessary software, hardware, testing devices and make recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • You will build and maintain solid, professional working relationships with peers within the project management and business lines.
  • Engage stakeholders (e.g. risk, legal, audit) as needed for consultation and counsel throughout the course of the project
  • You will coordinate compliance and readiness procedures (Ex. Operation Readiness) with associated teams (Ex. Release Engineering, Security, etc.)

 

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills to rapidly assess problem situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate on a broad spectrum (from deep technical discussions to high-level executive vision)
  • You have exceptional interpersonal, negotiation and client relationships management skills
  • Organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple complex initiatives
  • You have expert knowledge and understanding project management practices, disciplines, tools, and methodologies
  • 5-7 years' experience in managing complex delivering software projects
  • You have demonstrated experience in applying agile methodology to delivering IT projects

 

What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union station
  • Onsite cafeteria with a chef!
  • Onsite fitness center
  • This isn't your typical "corporate" job. We work hard and we have fun!
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), 4 weeks of vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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