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Delivery Lead (Remote Ottawa Hub)

Ottawa, ON
Full Time
Requisition ID: 133983

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

In Technology at Scotia, we're questioning everything about how we bank today to come up with the right solutions for our customers tomorrow. Reinvention starts here - and it starts with you. GWMS - Portfolio Management team is responsible for driving the technology solution implementations to support the bank's wealth portfolio management business. This team is undertaking a major modernization initiative providing an exciting opportunity for those who are willing to gain invaluable work experience in wealth technology. By joining us, you will be entraining on a journey of professional and personal development!

The Team
The GWMS Online Solutions team is part of the larger Global Wealth Management Technology group in Scotiabank and is primarily responsible for the design and development of digital applications for wealth and brokerage customers.

The Role:
We are looking for a Delivery Lead who will be working with the team for Wealth management / brokerage digital modernization. The Delivery Lead works with one or multiple teams who are delivering business value to customers. As a Delivery Lead, you are passionate about Agile methodologies, communication, continuous improvement and coaching to deliver the digital production for customers.

Is this role right for you?
  • Workwith 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
  • Guide and coach the team to follow agile practices
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution. Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised and resolved.
  • Assists in the identification and mitigation of project risks.
  • Identifies and acts on coaching opportunities at the individual and team level.
  • Conducts regular assessments of a team Agile Maturity and uses the results to guide them to improved performance.
  • Facilitate agile ceremonies (Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, and Retrospective) and longer-term planning exercises (Release Planning, Release Train Planning).
  • Support the Product Owner, especially with respect to story grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Pro-actively identify and mitigate risks using Agile best practices and project deliverables
  • Needs to forecast the numbers of deliverables, which is based on evidence and reliable source.
  • Needs to be expert in estimating and planning. Knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects
  • Provide regular, standardized reporting for team performance: velocity, stories completed andproject status.
  • Work closely with the Finance to ensure the alignment of budgets, spend and forecasts. Also, Support budget tracking and variance mitigation efforts for the delivery team
  • Coordinate operation readiness activities with associated teams (security, infrastructure, network, etc)
  • Oversee and coordinate software release activities.
  • Active participation and help assist in timely decision making in defining product backlog (working with Product Owner, Business Analyst); alignment to overall product architecture and technical design (working with Architect and Tech Leads)
  • Regularly communicatewith other scrum teams to ensure tactical story alignment and identifies/tracks dependencies between the team.
  • Provide regular, standardized reporting for team performance: velocity, stories completed andproject status.

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?
  • Knows about Lean, eliminating waste, focusing on value delivery, small batch production, frequent delivery of working software, adapting to change
  • Understands backlog tracking, Scrum and Kanban based metrics, task definition, story splitting.
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques - Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Testing, etc.
  • Good knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand the team needs.
  • Familiar with common development practices, service-oriented environments and agile practices
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Working experience in JIRA/Confluence
  • Experience with System Design and work independent of Architect on creating pragmatic solutions to technical problems, working with the scrum team.
  • Working experience in Digital solutions team in Finance industry is an asset
  • Hands-on experience leading release management activities for successful delivery of product launches
  • Strong understanding of Wealth / Brokerage business is an asset
  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5~7+ years of Scrum Master experience and/or leading large cross-functional/cross-regional teams on major organizational projects

What's in it for you?
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success.
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences.
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
  • Our work from home social channel offers weekly virtual yoga, social events, learning opportunities, and lots more.
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), and generous vacation.


Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Ottawa

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, 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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