Scrum Master L2

Posting Date: Feb 5, 2024

Location: New Brunswick, CA NL, CA Prince Edward Island, CA CA Quebec, CA ON, CA Nova Scotia, CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

What makes us a different kind of employer?


As a national health solutions partner, Medavie is committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians — and in our digital-first culture, technology is key to providing the products, services and solutions that increase access to care and improve health outcomes.


Our technology team is the backbone of our organization with over 500 employees and growing. We are constantly creating, testing, and learning to enable personalized, digital experiences in all we do.


When you join us, you’ll be part of an in-house, innovation led team focused on cutting edge digital health solutions that help provide the best care possible, when and where it’s needed.


Job Title: Scrum Master L2

External Facing Application

Competition: 86747
Internal/External: Both
Employment Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Ontario, Quebec, Nova scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland - Remote
Salary: Competitive Compensation + Benefits
Reports To: Team Leader


The Opportunity:


We’re looking for an outstanding Scrum Master to join us in improving and creating our member-facing applications. As a Scrum Master you are responsible for facilitating quality and effective delivery of our member-facing applications. You will help those outside the team understand which interactions with the Scrum team are helpful and what changes can be made to help the team achieve their goal. Servant leadership, your ability to problem-solve, and your ability to influence will also be important in this role. Promoting a positive and collaborative team environment is critical to ensure open lines of communication and transparency amongst all team members and stakeholders.


Your everyday with us will consist of:


  • Facilitating the Scrum process, including all Scrum events (daily scrums, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint reviews, retrospectives, etc.).  Ensuring the events are positive, productive, have a set agenda and kept within the timebox. 
  • Fostering a safe environment for the Scrum team. Encouraging a comfortable atmosphere, allowing for open communication. Looking for opportunities to change and adapt to support the team’s needs
  • Identifying, leading, and resolving any risks, issues, and blockers. In some cases, working with colleagues outside of the Scrum Team to address blockers which require broader organizational support.
  • Monitoring progress. Providing regular status updates to the Project Manager and Management.
  • Leading, promoting and supporting the Scrum framework both within the Scrum Team and the organization.
  • Leading the Scrum team to self organization and continuous improvement.
  • Continuously demonstrating servant leadership.
  • Supporting the organization in its agile adoption.


What’s in it for you?

What makes us a different kind of employer? Our award-winning culture, a team who really cares, unmatched training and support are all dedicated to ensuring you are set up for success.  


What we offer:


  • Permanent full-time position with opportunity to grow in a well-established organization 
  • Flexible work arrangements and emphasis on work-life balance 
  • Remote and hybrid work options
  • Comprehensive health, vision and dental plan that is 100% employer paid effective on your first day
  • 100% employer-matched Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Annual Incentive Bonus which recognizes your contribution to our success.
  • In addition to paid vacation, we offer a gifted week of vacation in your first year and an optional Vacation Purchase Program.     
  • An organization where we encourage personal learning and growth with opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Emphasis on work life balance, providing wellness benefits, health resources and fitness center discounts


What you need to succeed:


Education and Experience: Scrum Master Certification or on the pathway to certification as a Scrum Master, 3+ years working on agile projects as a scrum master or other project management role.


Skills: Knowledge of agile development best practices and experience with tools such as Jira, Miro, and SharePoint


Language Skills: Bilingualism is an asset for this position.


Other Skills: Excellent communication skills. Excellent organizational, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent relationship building skills, exhibits patience, tolerance, and adaptability towards various working styles and seeks to build lasting relationships and partnerships.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.


For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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