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Scrum Master - Express Scripts Canada, Mississauga, Ontario

CategoryProject Management
Job typeFull Time
Serves as the "servant leader" of the Scrum team by removing impediments and helping the team remain successful and on schedule. Must have a sufficient understanding of technology to enable them to lead team members and help them overcome their development roadblocks; they must also understand business strategy and objectives, and be able to ensure that development work is prioritized by business value and results align with objectives. The incumbent provides expert content/professional leadership on complex assignments/projects. Exercises considerable creativity, foresight, and judgment in conceiving, planning, and delivering initiatives. Uses deep professional knowledge and acumen to advise functional leaders. Focuses on providing thought leadership but works on broader projects, which require understanding of wider business. Recognized internally as a subject matter expert .

You are an expert in Scrum execution and Agile understanding and are comfortable working in a scaled environment. As a champion of the principles and practices of the Agile methodology, you manage its end-to-end implementation, ensuring your teams are engaged, informed and productive. You are a top domain expert, providing thought leadership to teams across ESC. Teams will look to you for crucial guidance and advice, as well as innovative strategies and tactics. Together, you ensure the key elements of the Agile process are followed, drive execution and nurture a collaborative culture, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement every step of the way."

Formal qualification and/or Training:
  • College Diploma or Undergraduate Degree

Years of Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Minimum 7 years' experience as part of an Agile delivery team

Licensures/ Certifications:
  • SAFe SA

Computer or Other Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of, and work experience using, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
  • Experience with Atlassian Suite of products (JIRA/Confluence)

Knowledge & Abilities:
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making decisions
  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work
  • Critical thinker that can drive issues and problems through to resolution
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a cross functional team-based environment with a variety of different internal and external stakeholders
  • Adaptability, able to adapt frameworks and style to the needs of the organization

Soft Skills:

Competencies of and Scrum Master Senior Analyst and Scrum Master Lead Analyst plus the following at the Senior Contributor level:

Business Insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals

Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Strategic Mindset - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies

Attracts Top Talent - Competencies Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs.

Drives Vision and Purpose - Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action.

Develops Talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals.

Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Deadline for internal candidates to apply is June 22nd, 2021

Express Scripts Canada is a Cigna company

Express Scripts Canada is a subsidiary of Express Scripts, a Cigna company. Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna offers an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioural health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products.

About Express Scripts Canada

Express Scripts Canada is a leading health benefits manager and has been recognized as one of the most innovative. Our clients include Canada's leading insurers, third party administrators and governments. We work with these clients to develop industry-leading solutions to deliver superior healthcare in a cost-controlled environment. We provide Active Pharmacy™ services to more than 7 million Canadian patients and adjudicate more than 100 million pharmacy, dental, and extended health claims annually. Through our proprietary consumer intelligence, clinical expertise, and patients-first approach, we promote better health decisions for plan members, while managing and reducing drug benefit costs for plan sponsors.

It will be a condition of employment that the successful candidate obtains an Enhanced Reliability Clearance from the Federal Government. The candidate will be required to provide supporting documentation to receive clearance if required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a positive work environment built on solid corporate values, integrity, mutual respect, collaboration, passion, service and alignment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we build a more effective organization that empowers our employees to be the best that they can be.

We are committed to creating a working environment that is barrier-free and we are prepared to provide accommodation for people with disabilities.

If you require accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: eschr2@express-scripts.com Do not email eschr2@express-scripts.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
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