Scrum Master

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


Scrum Master

Position Description
Have you heard of CGI? We are one of the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow! As a CGI Federal Member, you will have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 86,000 members strong.

CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for a Scrum Master. We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic Scrum Master to join our growing team. In support of DHS's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, the Scrum Master will support a fast-paced development and implementation project using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to deliver cyber capabilities to a group of small Federal agencies. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met. The position provides the opportunity to expand your horizons by working with many Federal agencies, multiple cybersecurity capabilities and an industry-leading cloud-based shared services solution.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Responsible for facilitating the daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meeting, coaching the team in Agile practices.
• Help the team members clarify goals and correctly apply the scrum process.
• Support and report out on Program Increment (PI) planning activities.
• Ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met throughout project lifecycle.
• Support the maintaining of the project schedule of Agency activities and regularly provide inputs to the projects Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).
• Support the preparation of all contract deliverables for the assigned Federal agencies, including the Agency Cutover Plan and SELC documentation.
• Keep internal and external stakeholders well-informed on team progress and activities.
• Remove blockers and impediments for team.
• Participate in roadmap and innovation sessions to provide input to the shared services roadmap.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience required.
• Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor team members in Agile methodologies.
• Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels and demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with government officials and program office stakeholders.
• Proficiency in ServiceNow Agile Development (preferred), Jira or other similar tools.
• Ability to act as a Scrum Master to more than one team.
• Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once.

Desired qualifications:
• Ideal candidate will be SAFe certified or completed SAFe training and engaged in several Agile programs based on SAFe.
• Experience with IT or information security project standards, products and capabilities.


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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.

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