Sr. Scrum Master

Knoxville, TN

Sr. Scrum Master

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

Main location: United States, Virginia, Reston

Alternate Location(s): United States, North Carolina, Raleigh

United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

United States, Tennessee, Knoxville

Position ID: J0224-0707

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for an Sr. Scrum Master to join our financial services team. 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.

The preferred location is Lafayette, LA, Reston, VA or Belton, TX ., but the position is open to Remote work anywhere in the US where there is a local CGI Office.

• 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 92,000+ 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:

Scrum Master will support one or more delivery teams within a fast-paced application development environment. As the Senior Scrum Master, you will be a critical member of the core delivery team empowered to help build high-performing teams and a shippable product, and you will be responsible for leading Agile transformation.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

8+ years of software development experience (either as PM, BA, tester, or developer)

​6+ years of experience leading Agile Scrum teams/serving as a Scrum Master in a Large Scale enterprise environment.

Work within the core delivery team empowered/tasked with design, development, modification, and implementation of computer applications, and building high performing delivery teams.

Serve as an Agile Expert who is responsible and drives the team to deliver releases.

Engage stakeholders, contributors, and technical resources to get stuff done.

Contribute and drive the team to Agile Maturity goals and DEV OPS goals.

Manage multiple/concurrent workstreams end-to-end. Utilize project coordination expertise and tools such as Rally, JIRA, and MS-Project to support upstream and downstream teams throughout SDLC.

Facilitate the discussions of complex, high value IT delivery projects that require the coordination of development work or technology work on multiple platforms to achieve the desired functionality.

Communicate committed stories for the upcoming sprint to backlog owners and stakeholders.

Represent the team daily at the Scrum of Scrums (S2) meeting to report impediments for escalation.

Facilitate scrum ceremonies for the team (Daily Stand-up, Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo).

Facilitate impediment resolution in a timely, cost-effective manner.

Track and produce key metrics (e.g., burndown, burnup, cumulative flow, velocity, etc.)

Act as a conduit to other teams and LOBs with which the team is interacting.

Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques including SAFe, Kanban, Lean, XP, and Scrum

Strong negotiation and influencing skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education Requirement:

​Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent practical experience.

Area of Study: Preferred MBA or bachelor’s in computer science, Engineering, or related technical field

Certifications: Scrum Master Certified

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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 $75,600.00 - $165,300.00.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment.

• Back-up childcare, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more.

**CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through March 25th, 2024.

Skills:

  • Analytical Thinking

  • DevOps

  • SCRUM

  • Scrum Master

What you can expect from us:

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.

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