Scrum Master

Chantilly, VA

Scrum Master

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Virginia, Chantilly

Position ID: J0424-0538

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking a Scrum Master to support a federal agency. The Scrum Master will work as a key change agent and serve as the leader for multiple Agile delivery teams to advance the understanding, adoption and maturation of agile principles and practices across the development team as well as across the organization. The coach will provide structured framework and role-based training on Scrum, Kanban, and SAFe, as well as ad-hoc topic-based workshops to provide a comprehensive foundation of knowledge for teams in varying stages within their agile journey. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting the US Federal government.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Work with client product owners to handle backlogs and new requests.

•Manage each project’s scope and timeline.

•Coordinate sprints, retrospectives and daily standups.

•Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles as they occur.

•Coach CGI and client team members in Agile development.

•Support IMS development and provide frequent progress updates to the Program Manager

•Assist with developing the Software Deployment process/plan

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•Bachelors degree and 5+ years of prior relevant experience

•Demonstrated knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (definition of done, user stories, automated testing, metrics).

•Familiarity with mainframe system interfaces, scheduling and batch processing.

•Experience applying scrum and growing Agile teams as a fulltime Scrum Master

•Experience affecting change in organizations working towards agile adoption

•Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar agile project management certification

•Experience using agile project management tools, preferably JIRA and Confluence

•Experience working with tools like: GitHub Actions, CSP DevOps, CSP Test & Build

•Experience on the following Platforms: Java, C#

•Experience with Agile; ability to manage agile teams of 3-5 people

•Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

•Manages time extremely well, can quickly sense when an issue needs to be discussed or triaged

•Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical

•Ability to work well with a team

Desired Skills:

• Experience with Cloud implementations

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $77,200 - $152,100.

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Skills:

  • Agile Delivery Management

  • Defense (Fed)

  • Kanban

  • Scrum Master

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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