Agile Project Manager

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 06-09-2018
Role: Agile Project Manager
Location: Bloor- street, Toronto
Duration: Full-time

Job Duties in Brief:
  • You will lead daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, demos sprint/release planning, and story mapping sessions.
  • You will work closely with product owner and the scrum team to develop and maintain a project story map that defines the minimum viable product.
  • You will oversee all activities from a software development lifecycle perspective including budget planning, scheduling, tracking, initiatiation, build, test, and release.
  • You posess experience working with teams using continuous integration, continuous deployment, and automated testing.
  • You will utilize your strong coaching and mentorship skills in order to build a collaborative, productive, and engaged team environment.
  • You will anticipate and address potentail or actual impediments to team delivery and administer metrics tracking and other duties on behalf of the team.
  • You will need to manage/engage expecations of Senior Management Stakeholders (i.e., charing/facilitating Steering Committees) and providing weekly status reports
  • You will need to manage/mitigate risks and/or cross-project dependencies (Scrum of Scrums)
  • You will help break down organizational silos and promote collaborations.
About You:
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years of experience with in-house application development and Agile/Scrum experience in a financial institution environment
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of solid practical experience in managing complex projects
  • Recognized Scrum Master certification is highly desirable (e.g., CSM)
  • Knowledge and experience of SDLC frameworks such as Waterfall and Agile
  • Knowledge of agile development best practices, and experience of with project management tools such as Jira
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following competencies: project management, information technology, creativity, business analysis, data analytics, problem solving, change/release management, multi-tasking and service management
  • Demonstrated strong proficiency in interpersonal/communication skills including oral and written English
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Systems or equivalent
  • Effective planning and organizational experience to set priorities and coordinate projects t meet deadlines with a fast pace environment.
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