The Opportunity

Moncton, NB | Saint John, NB | Fredericton, NB | Halifax, NS | St. John's, NL
Marketing and Advertising
Competition Number: 03-2511

Work Location: Office or Hybrid option working from one our Atlantic Canadian Offices (Moncton, NB, Halifax, NS, or St. John's, NL) is perferred.

Atlantic Lottery (AL) is seeking an Agile Delivery Lead. Location is flexible within Atlantic Canada with occasional travel to Moncton, NB.

As the Agile Delivery Lead you will play a key delivery role within the Marketing Technology Team. You will work closely with software delivery teams to prioritize, estimate, build, test and deploy new products, improvements, and enhancements.

Although a non-people leader role, you are to facilitate technical teams to achieve their goals through proper planning, removal of impediments and drive towards continuous improvement through ongoing retrospectives. You will also help manage internal and external dependencies, risks and communicate status to relevant stakeholders.

Closing Date: June 16, 2024

What you'll do


  • Implement and facilitate Scrum Agile processes and delivery with Sprints/Iteration Planning Meetings, Daily Standups, Sprint Reviews/Demos Retrospectives, Agile Release Planning Meetings, Sprint Reports.
  • Facilitate and keep meetings focused and streamlined to complete within each time box.
  • Work with product owner to ensure demos/sprint review are performed to showcase and confirm features developed, while refining and managing the product backlog.
  • Assist in writing and managing user stories.
  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments.
  • Observe, understand and remove the factors/impediments that impact team velocity with the goal of applying learnings to future sprints.
  • Report against project team deliverables/milestones including progress and any risks/issues.
  • Identify and present metrics which stakeholders can leverage for decision making where necessary.
  • Identify potential improvements to delivery process/scrum approach - provide recommendations to internal team as well as external partners to implement changes.

What you'll need


Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years' experience as an Agile Lead.
  • Certified in one or more agile frameworks.
  • Expert knowledge of Agile framework and methods (i.e. Scrum, Kanban).
  • Experience using Agile backlog management tools (Jira, Confluence, Rally etc.)
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.).
  • Proven success in leading and driving complex, time critical software development projects.
  • Understanding of web-based technologies.
  • Project / Program delivery experience in Agile, Iterative and/or Waterfall environments (medium-to-large scale initiatives) using influence to facilitate to outcomes.
  • Must be 19 years of age or older to apply.
  • Must reside in Atlantic Canada.

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to teach, show, mentor, advise and support people through their own agile journey.
  • Open minded and are coachable.
  • Thrive on experimentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to enable change at either the individual, team, or organizational level.
  • Strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills, negotiation skills and organizational skills and the ability to influence across the organization.
  • Self-motivated, goal orientated, quality driven.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and mentoring skills.


  • Marketing Experience
  • Gaming Experience

AL Benefits:

  • Extended health coverage that includes medical, dental, and vision.
  • Basic life insurance and disability.
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan.
  • Three weeks of vacation annually (pro-rated) and 13 paid statutory holidays. Plus, we have a vacation purchasing program.
  • Flexible Workplace Arrangements (Depending on role)
  • Wellness Support: Wellness programs focused on physical and nutritional health (and more), 3 paid personal care days and a 24/7 Employee & Family Assistance Program.
  • Two volunteer days per year.
  • Career advancement opportunities.

Recruitment Process: The last couple of years has accelerated change across our workplace, including our hiring practices! As a result, throughout your application process, you may be asked to connect with us virtually, and may not be required to meet in-person. All interviews are conducted in English, our working language, unless otherwise stated.

Internal Employees: Internal Employees interested in this opportunity must be in "good standing," which includes meeting expectations on their last performance review. Performance improvement plans, disciplinary action, attendance, mandatory training, and other performance related items will also be taken into consideration when determining the applicant's "good standing" status.

A little bit about us

Atlantic Lottery

Our players have been having fun and "dreaming big" since 1976 when Atlantic Lottery started offering lottery games on behalf of the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island. The game options have grown and changed over the years and so has our workforce! Today's Atlantic Lottery has more than 600 employees, who are the heart and soul of our business. We offer everything from dare-to-dream draw games to online bingo; breakopen tickets to sports wagering; and games in social settings and on the internet. With games come winners - big and small wins every day - but the best thing about lottery games is that when you choose to play with us, everyone benefits. 100% of our profits go back into our communities. That feels good! #ProudToBeAL

We are proud, gritty, community-minded, and punch above our weight. Being Atlantic Canadian means that we work hard and we know how to have fun. It also means that we genuinely care for each other as co-workers, neighbours, and friends.

Your best life is waiting in Atlantic Canada. At Atlantic Lottery, we have many roles that allow you to work from any of our four Atlantic provinces. Explore living East:

Are you interested?

Work With Us

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal/educational background checks prior to employment.