Scrum Master at CGI

| Pittsburgh, PA
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Position Description:

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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Skills:

  • Management Consulting


What you can expect from us:

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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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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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More Information on CGI
CGI operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA. CGI was founded in 1976. It has 56317 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 245 open jobs at CGI, click here.
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