The Technology department is responsible for developing technology solutions that contribute to the achievement of BCI’s mission and long-term goals.
The department manages the Corporation’s business applications and information technology infrastructure, providing support to a large group of financial professionals.
The department is also responsible for authoring technology-related directives and conducting disaster recovery planning to minimize risk to the Corporation’s delivery of investment services.
Reporting to the Director, Applications & Operations, the Senior Scrum Master is responsible for delivering large scale or complex programs and projects for business customers and ensuring that support for production applications meets expected service levels of customers.
S / he will guide, coach and educate Product Owners and lead teams through development and delivery. The Senior Scrum Master creates an open, collaborative and transparent environment and applies specialist knowledge of Agile methods to help teams deliver and continuously improve quality, velocity, learning and growth.
The position can be based in either Vancouver or Victoria with travel between the two cities.
MUST HAVE :
Effective performers continuously seek new knowledge. They are curious and want to know why . They learn quickly and use new information effectively.
They create and foster a culture of interest, curiosity, and learning.
Effective performers create and maintain functional work units. They understand the human dynamics of team formation and maintenance.
They formulate team roles and actively recruit and select to build effective work groups.
Effective performers generate original ideas, encourage new ways of thinking, explore options, and develop innovative solutions.
They challenge pre-existing conceptions and offer alternatives. They find new ways to look at old problems. They encourage others to challenge old assumptions and try innovative improvements.
Organization & Planning
Effective performers have strong organizing and planning skills that allow them to be highly productive and efficient. They manage their time wisely and effectively prioritize multiple competing tasks.
They follow through on tasks to ensure changes in technology are communicated effectively.
Effective performers maintain appropriate focus on outcomes and accomplishments. They are motivated by achievement, and persist until the goal is reached.
They convey a sense of urgency to make things happen. They respect the need to balance short- and long-term goals. They are driven by a need for closure.
Effective performers clearly and articulately convey technical and other information both orally and in writing to others in a manner appropriate to the listener.
They write clearly, accurately and concisely, composing project, technical and other required documentation as required.
Effective performers recognize that conflict can be a valuable part of the decision-making process. They are comfortable with healthy conflict, and support and manage differences of opinion.
They thwart destructive competition or friction and use consensus and collaboration to debate and resolve issues.
Effective performers are adaptable. They embrace needed change and modify their behaviour when appropriate to achieve organizational objectives.
They are effective in the face of ambiguity. They understand and use change management techniques to help ensure smooth transitions.
Effective performers establish and proactively maintain a broad network of relationships (e.g. colleagues, co-workers, vendors, suppliers, etc.
They value these relationships and work effectively across the organization by maintaining positive working relationships with peers and others.