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Scrum Master

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Scrum Master

Category: Project Management

City: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States

Position ID: J0421-0694

Employment Type: Full Time

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CGI: An employer of choice

Position Description:

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. CGI, founded in 1976 on the concept of creating an organization focused on delivering results and exceeding client expectations. At CGI-Burlington, 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.

If you are an experienced hands-on Scrum Master with strong servant leadership skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with strong architecture, DevOps technical teams, we would like to talk to you. You will have an opportunity to work with a top Retail company using your skills to ensure delivery is more effective.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Scrum Master (SM) is a member of the DevOps Agile Product team responsible to provide scrum team coaching, servant leadership, and direction within the Program.

The SM Provides coaching to focus on daily objectives and goals for meeting Program Increment (PI) objectives. They facilitate the ceremonies and supports the Product Owner to manage backlog, prioritization and estimation. They help in resolving the impediments, and enables communication, readiness to Agile events.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Exhibits the behaviors of a Lean-Agile servant leader with a Lean-Agile mindset. Helps the team embrace core Agile values and principles (SAFe or Scrum or Kanban.)

• Facilitates all the team’s ceremonies depending on the framework used (SAFe, Scrum, Kanban)

• Responsible for ensuring that the committed stories to sprint backlog is completed

• Address roadblocks, many of which will be beyond the Scrum team’s scope or will require support from other teams

• Coordinates with other teams (namely System Team, UX, DevOps, Shared Services, security), cross- program/ART dependencies – for example participates in Scrum of Scrum Meetings (for ARTs) and/or other PI Planning sessions

• Improves team performance by identifying, managing, and supporting resolution of team impediments

• Communicates progress, impediments to customers, team and management as needed

• Conducts performance appraisals of staff and provides career guidance through regular coaching and mentoring.

• Displays an engineering mindset and systems thinking while understanding the economic view.

• Embraces a continuous improvement mind-set and highlights opportunities to improve efficiency of scrum teams

• May be required to mentor other Scrum Masters as needed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

• Total 10+ years of IT experience with at least 3+ years in a Scrum Master role

• Proven experience in leading scrum teams developing technical architectural runway stories and horizontal system support enablement stories

• Certified Scrum Master (CSM), PMI-ACP, SAFe SM preferred

• Experienced and adept user of Agile Lifecycle Management tools, particularly JIRA

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate software engineering and/or development concepts and principles

• Analytical and problem-solving skills

• Teamwork skills with the ability to collaborate with other engineers including distributed team members

• Situationally Aware -- notice differences and issues as they arise and address them.

• Attitude of transparency -- bring disclosure and transparency to the Product Owner about the team and grow business trust.

• Aware of cloud offerings, DevOps, Log Monitoring concepts and have an understanding of how they are leveraged

• Experience working in a SAFe framework is preferred

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Knowledge of application monitoring and event management using tools such as Splunk

Minimum Education Requirements: Relevant undergraduate BA, BS degree in IT or Business or equivalent experience

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $78K-$115K*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

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 child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

Skills:

  • Scrum Master

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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