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We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity. We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work. Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.
Why you’ll love working for Siemens!
Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
Competitive total rewards package.
Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
Employee perks and discounts.
Diversity and inclusivity focused.
Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2020 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2021.
At Building Robotics Inc, we believe in the effectiveness of the combined functions of Scrum Master and Program Management. Our Process Managers are not just agile coaches who lead, train, and advise the organization in its Agile adoption, but also the conductors, the guiding force who work with teams across functions to bring product or project from concept to launch.
As the Director of Process and Program Management team, you will direct the implementation, analysis, and optimization of the business operations. You will work closely with engineering teams, helping them and stakeholders understand and enact an empirical approach for complex work. You will oversee the development of the Agile processes, its related policies, coaching teams on Agile methodologies. You will be the impetus, the conduit behind the progression and success of important programs and projects for Engineering. You will use your prioritization skills to guide team conversations about the scope of the work being done adhering to our definition of done. Your strong communication and organizational skills will help keep everyone on the same page and ensure the successful delivery of product goals. Join us in Transforming the Everyday!
What will you do?
Hire, onboard and manage a distributed team of Agile/Scrum Masters and Program Managers.
Use agile methodology values, principles, and practices to plan, manage, and deliver solutions. Train, mentor, and support development teams to follow agile values, principles, and practices.
Lead agile scrum ceremonies, facilitate user story refinement, and manage administrative responsibilities
Help with team organization and ensure that teams are kept on track with PI commitments
Facilitate daily stand-ups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, story estimation, sprint review, and demo
Coach team members using Agile Principles to help team mature in agile process
Work with product owner to ensure a well-groomed Product Backlog for the teams to ensure long term work visibility is maintained
Track sprint status and maintain meticulous records (schedule, capacity, dependencies, issues, risks)
Provide support to PMO management for PI planning activities
Develop appropriate program management strategies for implementing requirements across a broad range of programs and initiatives
Conduct program management activities such as communicating with resource managers, team leads, etc. to track program milestones and keep the focus on delivering program commitments
Facilitate the creation of program definitions, work breakdowns, rough order estimates, communication plans and program schedules to determine scope of work for assigned programs
Coordinate, resolve, or assist in resolution of conflicts and other issues within and between program teams and recommend/provide solutions
Preparing and presenting status reports to stakeholders.
Lead cross functional coordination for the development of new technology from design through delivery
Work with remote teams to define the logistics to deliver and support software and services in sync with launch timelines
Communicate regularly with senior management on status, risks and change control
Proactively identify and resolve issues that may impair the team's ability to meet strategic, roadmap, financial, and/or technical goals
Manage prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, schedule, performance, and cost
Specify requirements for the technological systems and tools required to support the content operations business road map and goals
What will you need to succeed?
5+ years of experience managing technology projects; using Agile methodology.
3+ years of experience working as a Scrum Master with multiple teams
3+ years of hands-on experience with Jira and Central; collaboration tools including Confluence, SharePoint, and Google docs
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.
Experience leading one or more Agile scrum team(s) following the defined Agile methodologies
Comfortable facilitating discussion and conflict resolution
Outstanding, proactive communication skills – written and verbal
Proven ability to influence agile habits of team members to increase team performance at a sustainable pace
Experience working with remote and global teams
Experience organizing effective teams and building necessary collaborations with business stakeholders, operations, and implementation teams
Experience facilitating cross team collaboration with the internal teams to fully understand business requirements and desired business outcomes with respect to production issues
Proven ability to influence Product Development and Management teams to improve product features and supportability of a product offering by identifying problems and suggesting and/or driving implementation of fixes or features
Experience measuring team sprint success by using standard sprint metrics and drive team efficiency and productivity improvement through data points
Advanced knowledge of agile team metrics includes burn-down chart, capacity plan, sprint goal mapping, success radiator etc.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
MBA (Master of Business Administration) or bachelor/master's degree in computer science or related field
Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders clearly and concisely across all levels of the organization
Analytical thinking, skills in metrics creation and project management, attention to details, and exceptional organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to dive deep into understanding the products, our business, and the technical landscape
Experience mentoring junior scrum master/program managers
Entrepreneurial spirit with tracked record for delivering results in fast-moving environment
Additional “nice to have” strengths in the following areas:
Certified Scrum Master qualification from reputed organization: CSM from Scrum Alliance, SAFe Certified Scrum Master or ACP from PM
We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.
For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Active across Canada, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape Canada’s passenger rail services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power.
Making a difference together we raised $757,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 23 non-profit organizations and planted 1,100 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.
To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca
While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Canada Limited
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time
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