Scrum Master

at CGI Group, Inc.
Published September 15, 2022
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Scrum Master

Position Description
CGI is hiring an X to join our dynamic team.

At CGI, you get to build solutions as a full time consultant with a world-class IT company. You will be involved in a mission critical project, working with a team of smart, dedicated people like yourself who build quality solutions for a variety of customers. Take your talents to a company that inspires growth and values your ideas.

As a Scrum Master, you will be a coach and facilitator for IT squad. Your work will include coaching team members, proactively eliminating barriers, and facilitating team delivery on sprint goals. You will work closely with your team and Product Owner and peer Scrum Masters to support Sprint and Release Planning, foster team self-awareness, encourage cross-training, decision-making and continuous improvement.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Manage multiple team project's scope and timeline
• Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
• Coach team members in Agile frameworks
• Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
• Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders)
• Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
• Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
• Help teams implement changes effectively
• Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
• Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
• Help build a productive environment where team members 'own' the product and enjoy working on it
• Communicating status, risks, issues and/or concerns to leadership in a timely manner
• Maintaining and updating documentation regarding the design and operation of all software and systems components
• Facilitates and supports all scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
• Acts as a leader who coaches and supports Agile teams assigned to mainly Business as Usual (BAU) work and to a lesser degree, important department initiatives and applicable portions of corporate projects and initiatives.
• Adhering to established best practices for development/design lifecycle
• Establishing and maintaining a high quality of work
• Practicing proper business and professional ethics
• Maintain a productive work environment

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a relevant field preferred.
• Certified Agile or Scrum master certification such as CSM, PSM I, SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master, PMI - ACP preferred
• 4+ years of experience as a scrum master or in a similar role.
• Working knowledge of agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks, such as Scrum or Kanban, to deliver solutions.
• Leadership and management experience.
• Excellent people and project management skills.
• Strong communication and presentation skills.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Skill set
• Years of experience Proficiency level

Understanding of SDLC and software development processes
3+
4

People management
3+
4

Strategic Management
4+
4

Risk Management
4+
3

Fluency with agile software development tools like Azure DevOps, JIRA or waterfall project management tools like MS Project
2+
3

Communication
4+
4

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree

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Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients' digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today - one of the world's largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI - where your ideas and actions make a difference.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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Skills

  • Management Consulting