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Agile Scrum Master

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Agile Scrum Master

Category: Project Management

City: Columbia, South Carolina, US United States

Position ID: J0122-1279

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for a Agile Scrum Master to join our financial services team in one of our selected CGI locations. Due to the current COVID-19 status, candidates will not be required to work within the physical work location at this time. When COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, they will be required to be located within the proximity of the assigned CGI location.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

• We partner with 15 of the top 20 banks globally, and our top 10 banking clients have worked with us for an average of 26 years!

• We have over 73,000+ CGI Members in 40 countries and over 5k+ loyal Clients who are leveraging our end-to-end services across the globe

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Scrum Master / PM will be responsible for the performance of a medium to large sized technical project, several small or medium sized projects, or a definable portion of a larger technical program in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines.

• Directs and supervises all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities.

• Manages the technical direction of a project through the design, implementation and testing in accordance with project objectives. You will be required to use our client's program management tools to manage project work plans, issues, risks, and dependencies. Produce status reports and conducts status meetings and facilitates issue resolution and risk management sessions.

• Manages projects/activities within Enterprise Database Team

• Partners with scrum teams to develop project plan, manage risks/issues

​• Drives discussions with various support groups like Enterprise Arch, L2, DBA, Cloud Infrastructure, etc. to ensure the team's dependencies are resolved and blockers are eliminated

• Interfaces with program (if team is working on a larger initiative) and represent Enterprise Data/team on status calls

• Release Management: Develop and own Implementation Plan, drive implementation activities (implementation could be on weekends)

• Creates change tickets for the team as needed – MyServices/RITM/JIRA requests

• Conducts daily standup (Note: if the team has a scrum master, the SM may run the daily standup)

• Facilitates weekly stakeholder meetings

• Supports other activities managed by the PMO. Some examples are: monthly incident tracking, tracking and reporting on tech debt, running weekly defect review calls, etc.​

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 5+ years of progressive IT Experience

• 5 years of project management experience with Waterfall and Agile Methodologies

• 3+ years of Agile Scrum , Kanban methodologies

• Proficient with JIRA and SDLC

• Proficient with Microsoft excel, PowerPoint, Visio

• Comfortable with leading several workstreams as part of a program.

• Attention to detail, and strong communication, negotiation, client-facing and client relationship building skills

• Outstanding leadership skills

• Ability to resolve technical issues and to manage, coordinate and guide a project team

• Comfortable with leading several workstreams as part of a program

• Strong issue resolution and risk management skills

• Previous experience using project management methodologies

Desired Skillset

• Previous Mortgage Industry experience highly preferred

• ​Familiarity with DB/DBA activities and AWS experience/knowledge is a plus

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field

Post-graduate degree desired

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PMI/Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desired

Skills:

  • Detail-oriented

  • SDLC

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 .

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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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