Scrum Master
Canada, Quebec

Opportunity Snapshot
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Work with the latest techs and build a progressive career home in an employee-friendly culture

If you have Agile Scrum experience and strong leadership skills, this newly created position offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Support the ongoing evolution of our pioneering Career Experience Suite (CXS) platform, which helps companies ensure an exceptional career experience from pre-hire to retirement
  • Make an impact as you help ensure team alignment and coach teams in building Agile Scrum skills and familiarity Quick question for you - click here
  • Expand your experience; we are committed to continuous improvement and we're constantly exploring the latest technologies and best practices
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance, perhaps into a Senior Scrum Master role
  • Enjoy a positive environment at an industry leader in employee engagement; we apply that expertise internally, delivering a rewarding, fulfilling and fun workplace for our employees
We have opportunities for two Scrum Masters, so feel free to share this information with your networks.

Engage2Excel helps human resources organizations create unique candidate and employee experiences from pre-hire to retirement. We know that engaging workplace experiences are essential for motivating employees to care more, work smarter and stay longer. We understand what employees really want because we look at the entire employee lifecycle through a scientific lens. We help more than 3,000 client partners in 100+ countries around the world leverage employee engagement to increase competitive advantage and improve bottom-line results.

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Make Your Mark Leading Teams Developing the Next Generation of our Industry-Leading Career Platform

The Requirements
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To be a good fit for the Scrum Master opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or any relevant discipline
  • 3+ years of project management or Scrum Master experience
  • Strong Agile Scrum knowledge and demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of ALM and project management tools including MS Project, Azure DevOps, etc. Quick question for you - click here
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, and Excel
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Vice President of Software Engineering, you’ll be responsible for leading two or more Agile teams to deliver our next generation Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform. You'll leverage your experience leading multiple agile/Scrum teams working together to deliver a common platform. Quick question for you - click here

For more information, please see the More Insights tab.

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Why Join Us
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Make an impact
You'll have opportunities not only to expand your skills, but also to leverage your creativity. We promote a continuous improvement culture, and great ideas are always welcome.

Professional development
Our product development team is committed to working with the latest technology, and that knowledge is cascaded across IT. We believe that people are exceptional when given the opportunity to excel, and you'll find those opportunities at Engage2Excel.

Trifecta of organizational culture
Throughout Engage2Excel we drive employee engagement and company success through three simple but powerful steps:
  • Living what we do. In short, we enjoy what we do. It's as much a calling as a company because we ignite the inner accomplishment that drives pride, inspires others and makes work fun.
  • Rewarding those that earn it. This means you, your team -- everyone. We work hard, play hard and help the customer reap the success we all can enjoy.
  • Seeking new ways to solve problems. We relish the opportunity to take on and overcome challenges. We encourage everyone to lean in, invent and then reinvent. We value courage because we know the best ideas might involve some risk.
Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer outstanding benefits, including all you'd expect, such as insurances and PTO, along with several surprises, including a robust recognition program, a flex-hours / flex-time policy, an onsite gym, and more.

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More Insight
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More about the Role
In addition to the responsibilities described under The Role tab, you will:
  • Build out a project plan and a project schedule to deliver on our SaaS platform initiative
  • Guide and coach the Scrum team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high-quality products and services to our customers
  • Lead teams to a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques
  • Assume responsibility for ensuring Scrum is understood and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines
  • Coach the Scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the Scrum team
  • Work with Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision-making and support organizational project or product teams
  • Resolve team impediments with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization
  • Contribute to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organization
  • Facilitate and support all scrum events, including sprint planning, daily Scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective
  • Collaborate with Development, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality products and processes
  • Understand business objectives and build alignment and buy-in across functional teams
  • Motivate all team members to deliver high-quality projects within committed time and budget
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities
  • Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals while delegating responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback
  • Provide project status reports to appropriate stakeholders
More about your success
To be an outstanding Scrum Master, you will demonstrate the following characteristics and competencies:
  • Leadership: Others will look to you for guidance, provide it to them
  • Strategic thinking: Develop a strategy that the organization can benefit from and execute on it
  • Meticulous: thorough and detail-oriented
  • Imagination: storyboarding, extrapolation, visualization, cognitive flexibly: ability to transfer and models of solutions of one situation/field to another, multi-perspective thinking, lateral thinking, inductive thinking, out-of-box thinking, unstructured thinking, creativity and idea initiation, and innovation
  • Systems-level perspective: big picture view, holistic and multi-perspective thinking, knowledge integration, consideration for multilateral viewpoint, and user-centeredness
  • Application: Ability to apply knowledge, ability to integrate the application of knowledge, skills, and sense of responsibilities to new settings and complex problems
  • Technical competence: solve the software solvable problems using tools and techniques, use of open-source software. Knowledge of industry’s best practices and standards, appreciation of what is technically feasible
  • Analytical & problem-solving skills: solution implementation and subsequent verification
  • Empathy: Ability to accommodate his/herself to others (“be the customer” mentality)
  • Constructive criticism: give and receive feedback to help others succeed as a team
  • Conscious: Quality, cost, and security consciousness
  • Mentoring, coaching, and training skills
  • Decision-making: think and act upon it
  • Organizational: time management, meticulous and reliable
  • Communication: Write and speak in a manner others can clearly discern
Our preference is that you are based in Montreal, Quebec, and we also will consider candidates based in Statesville, North Carolina or Chicago, Illinois.

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Engage2Excel, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.