Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Category: Project Management
City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States
Position ID: J1021-2528
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is looking for a Scrum Master for Agile teams on an Agile Release Train (ART) working on the development of an enterprise web application. As a servant leader and coach for the Agile team, the Scrum Master helps remove impediments and fosters an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement.

The Scrum Master assists the Agile team in meeting their delivery goals and facilitates both team and ART level events such as the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, Iteration Retrospective and PI Planning while ensuring compliance with the program's processes.

This career opportunity is open to all CGI locations across the U.S., but the member must be available to work during east coast work hours.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Help the team embrace lean-agile and SAFe practices
• Facilitates the team's progress towards meeting delivery goals and creating increments of value each iteration
• Facilitate team events such as the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review and Iteration Retrospective and lead efforts in relentless improvement
• Support the Product Owner in managing the team backlog and fostering a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope
• Remove impediments and coach the Agile team on removing impediments
• Promote program processes and SAFe quality practices such as meeting Definition of Done
• Build and maintain a high performing team by improving team dynamics and coaching the team in self-management
• Improve communication and coordination with other teams and represent the team in Scrum of Scrum meetings
• Facilitate preparation and readiness for Agile Release Train (ART) events such as PI Planning, System Demos and the Inspect and Adapt
• Participate in Scrum Master Community of Practice meetings to contribute to relentless improvement of the overall program

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree
• 3+ years of experience working in an Agile development environment, e.g., Scrum
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills
• Ability to quickly build rapport and keep a positive and motivated team environment
• Must live in proximity to a CGI office

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required

• Certification as SAFe Agile Scrum Master
• Understanding of web development environments, sufficient to understand the implications of issues within web-based applications



Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $78,000 - $105,000*

*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:

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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