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Student, Agile Specialist (Fall 2024)

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Sun Life

10d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Waterloo +1

23hrs left

AI generated summary

  • You need strong communication, facilitation, collaboration, time management, an owner’s mindset, continuous learning, and technology skills. Familiarity with Microsoft, Jira, and Confluence a plus. Join us at Sun Life!
  • You will analyze requirements, track work items, facilitate meetings, collaborate with team members and business partners, and continuously improve our Agile development process.

Off-cycle Internship

Software EngineeringWaterloo, Toronto

Description

  • The Agile Excellence Domain is looking for someone with analysis skills, a continuous learning mindset, interest in technology, facilitation skills, and leadership to support the development of technical solutions that support Sun Life’s clients. This is not a client-facing role.
  • In this role, you will be working on a daily basis as a contributor on a multidisciplinary team that uses a Kanban framework for getting work done.

Requirements

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to speak and write clearly and concisely, ability to listen to business stakeholders and help translate the needs into business requirements; ability to document and present information in various formats to meet audience needs.
  • Facilitation skills with the ability to guide and manage group discussions to achieve their objectives.
  • Be a collaborative team member who continuously strives to improve the client experience, our team, and the way the Kanban team works together.
  • Flexibility with excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to juggle priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Owner’s mindset: capable of owning and driving work and taking responsibility for finding solutions that benefit the team, the business and our clients.
  • Curiosity and continuous learning mindset: willingness to try new ways of working and new tools, and to share these with team members
  • Nice to have skills:
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint
  • Familiarity with Jira and Confluence
  • Passion for technology

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering

Responsibilities

  • As a contributor to the team you will identify, document and analyze business requirements that support the development of technical solutions.
  • You will facilitate meetings, monitor team metrics, and track work items in Jira and Confluence.
  • You will participate in meetings with business partners, vendors, leaders and your team members. The purpose of these meetings is to ensure the development of quality solutions that meet the requirements and expectations of our business partners and clients.
  • You will build and maintain working relationships with members of the IT team and our business partners.
  • You will participate in activities and conversations that support continuous improvement in the way the team works together and in delivering quality solutions.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

May 26, 2024

Location

Waterloo, Toronto