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Experienced / Bilingual Scrum Master - 1 year contract (mat. leave)

Location:

Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20200014539
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Description

UKG in Montreal (formerly KRONOS and following a merger last April), 200 employees locally; 12000 worldwide is hiring asap an experienced/ bilingual French/English Scrum master.
The work is from home till at least end January 2021 and will then be progressively at UKG's new office close to "Marché Central" (555 Chabanel West, 10th floor)

This Scrum master role is under a temporary employee status (1 year, maternity leave replacement), this is NOT a consultant role. Eligible candidates must be in Montreal or in the Great Montreal and be permanent resident or canadian citizen.
Our people usually go beyond the average collaboration and are extremely supportive to each other!


Scrum Master / Project Manager responsibilities:

• For 2-3 local Scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work and meet their delivery commitment. Two of the teams are teams of francophone Operations Research developers/Data Scientists
• Facilitate Agile ceremonies and ensure cross-team coordination
• Assist the internal product manager with keeping the backlog groomed
• Reach out to the larger company network for impediment removal
• Identify and maintain relevant metrics that gives the team insight into their progress
• Identify and address challenges in the Scrum process that negatively impact team productivity
• Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams
• Liaise between the developers and User Experience/Visual Designers. Foster better communication between the disciplines
• Support the larger PMO function in Montreal
• Ensure information coming from the team (velocity, impediments, risks) is shared with leadership teams and other scrum teams.

Qualifications

• Minimum 2 years dedicated Scrum master experience in the Software industry
• Bilingual English-French (very important as Montreal is primarily a francophone office)
• Strong interpersonal skills (meeting facilitation and team building techniques)

Assets
• Project management background
• Scrum Master certification

Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

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