Scrum Master

at CGI Group, Inc.
Published September 20, 2022
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Scrum Master

Position Description
CGI is hiring a Scrum Master 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.

We are hiring an experienced Scrum Master (6+ years) to work closely with one or more Agile Software Development teams. The projects are fast paced, use new and innovative technologies/methodologies to build new products or for new initiatives.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• With guidance from the Project Manager/Product Owner and in collaboration with team members, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Leading software development teams in applying agile software development principles.
• Oversee the scrum team and all pre-requisites to scrum team - requirements, data model, design, implementation, QA, and validation of programming code and products
• Create project outlines and timelines and distribute responsibilities to team members
• Facilitate daily scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor project progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing
• Shape team behavior through excellent management via the agile method
• Perform reviews on software development team members
• Remove project obstacles, develop solutions with team
• Ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met throughout project lifecycle
• Build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, and program owners
• Document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders
• Take responsibility for successful product delivery

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
This position requires bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience.

Successful candidates will possess:
• Certified Scrum Master/Scrum Practitioner with multiple years (4+) of experience in a scrum master role.
• Detailed knowledge of and experience with team-level Agile frameworks (including Scrum, Kanban)
• Experience facilitating the Agile Team ceremonies
• Ability to act as a Scrum Master to more than one team
• Experience with metrics
• Ability to lead the Scrum Master Community of Practice
• Experience with tools (i.e. JIRA Align, JIRA, VersionOne, Rally, etc.)
• Very effective facilitation skills and experience
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Experience in creating information radiators that show progress of stories, features, and releases to stakeholders.
• Ability to communicate with/and work in partnership with software developers.
• Ability to communicate with subject matter experts in the domain of the product
• Ability to collect and distribute status to all levels of the organization
• Bonus: Experience working in banking vertical

Skill set Years of experience Proficiency level

SAFe Agile

Scrum Master

Advanced Communication & Managerial Skills


Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required

Skill set Years of experience Proficiency level

Software Development

SAFe Certified


Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree


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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