Scrum Master

at CGI Group, Inc.
Location Lafayette, LA
Date Posted November 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Scrum Master

Position Description
CGI is seeking a talented Scrum Master to join our team. You will be involved in mission critical projects for our clients, working with a team of smart, dedicated people like yourself who build quality solutions. Take your talent to a company that inspires growth and values your ideas.

Your future duties and responsibilities
The Scrum Master's job is to deliver maximum value to the customer. Scrum Masters facilitate daily stand-ups and support the team in following the Scrum delivery process. Scrum Master also handles traditional project management duties including scope definition, staffing, communication of status to clients and partners, budget oversight, and risk/issue management. Additionally, they often author user stories, acceptance criteria and execute a portion of the testing on projects.
• Serve the team and product owner in turning requirements into the working software.
• Track progress and help the team achieve their commitments. Progress is monitored daily when problems are identified work with the team to develop corrective actions.
• Manage and report the status of scope, schedule, resourcing, and financials.
• Extract and document requirements. Author user stories and acceptance criteria.
• Ensure team members understand processes and support the team in following them.
• Ensure product quality expectations are defined and known across the team. Collaborate with the team in scheduling work, including defect remediation and refactoring, guarding against the accumulation of technical debt.
• Work with the technical team and product owner balancing the interests of both when issues arise.
• Remove impediments allowing the team to focus on engineering tasks.
• Take the lead on resolving conflicts within the team removing any roadblocks to collaboration.
• Guide project team meetings including sprint pre/planning meetings, daily scrum, and sprint review meetings.
• Facilitate retrospective discussions and support continuous improvement efforts.
• Limit the external interference the team must deal with.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Degree - information technology or business or related field
• Exceptional people skills. Comfortable working with a diverse group of people and serving as an arbitrator when conflicts arise.
• Understanding of financial controls needed in project management and consulting work.
• Practical understanding of how to scope and estimate work.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience
• 3+ years of experience serving as Scrum Master.
• Experience in a SAFe Agile environment will be a plus.
• Prior experience as a Business Analyst and/or Tester helpful, not required.

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .

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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

  • Scrum Master