We're on a mission :
Are you a curious thinker with innovative ideas and a passion for delivering market-leading digital customer experiences?
Make your mark by helping us reimagine how we interact with our customers and create the experiences that matter to them.
We’re building a team of passionate people, working collaboratively in Agile, to reimagine banking for the digital age.
Why now and why BMO?
We believe our customers’ lives are changing and we need to change with them. From day-to-day life to the moments that matter, our customers are increasingly defining success in different ways and we need to be there to help.
This means meeting our customers where and how they expect to bank.
At BMO, we believe we must respond to our customers by becoming a customer experience-led, digitally-enabled bank. Driven by a deep understanding of our customers and willingness to constantly challenge the status quo, we believe we can meet the challenge before us.
We are building experience teams, combining people with different skills and knowledge, to accelerate our customer experience.
These teams will work Agile, in a vibrant space, and embrace the latest methods, tools, and technologies to drive innovation and change.
Self-managed and cross-functional, these teams will be empowered and have the resources and authority to drive a customer-
led digital transformation
As a Scrum Master, here’s what you will do :
Serve as a team member and part of the Agile Centre of Excellence that supports the organization’s efforts to implement, adopt and sustain Agile principles, processes and practices
Serve the Scrum team by leading and coaching team self-organization, cross-functionality and aligning to the mandate of delivering value
Remove team impediments that prevent or hinder team capability and cohesion
Advocate for the scrum team across the organization and actively question practices and processes that are not in-line with scrum framework
Partner with the Product Owner, working closely with them to effectively create, maintain and refine the product backlog
Create communication forums for the product owner, scrum team and associated stakeholders to ensure the vision, goals and product delivery commitments are visible and well understood
Help employees and stakeholders understand and enact scrum as well as empirical and emergent product development, welcoming change that enhances the productivity of the team
Working with other Scrum Masters to facilitate increasing organization maturity and effectiveness in the application of Scrum across the organization
What makes you a great fit?
Graduate degree and / or equivalent work experience preferably in a software development and / or project delivery environment
Over five years of experience in software development and / or project delivery
Journeyman practitioner of Scrum (Minimum of three (3) years as a practicing Scrum Master)
Journeyman practitioner of Lean (Minimum of two (2) years of practicing some Lean / Kanban principles and practices)
Expert knowledge of scrum framework and Agile development practices / techniques
Certified Scrum Master (preferred)
Ability to facilitate discussion at all levels of the organization to resolve conflicts
Experience with approaches for scaling Agile without using Frameworks
Enthusiastic, positive, humble, social, organized, courageous, patient, articulate, punctual & empathetic
Strong problem-solving, organization and project management skills
In-depth strategic planning skills
In-depth knowledge of Jira / VersionOne