Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Category: Project Management
Main location: Canada, Ontario, Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Victoria
Position ID: J1021-3654
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Founded in 1976, CGI has evolved into one of the largest independent IT and business process services firms in the world, with over 71,000 professionals in 100+ offices globally! We provide end-to-end IT, Business Process and Management Consulting services worldwide from our major centers in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia.

CGI's clients look to us to provide leadership and coaching as they move toward agile project environments.

Our Agile Coaches lead and mentor teams of dedicated experts, drawing on CGI’s global capabilities as well as their own experience, to expand and formalize the Agile practice, provide Agile based service delivery and effect organizational change and transformation for CGI’s clients.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Agile Coach will provide ‘change agent’ leadership in the area of agile and iterative project management best practices. This role is to provide direct coaching and support to projects and the successful candidate will have strong Project Management experience to provide direct support in larger projects and SME support to other teams to drive Agile at the enterprise level/line of business level:

• Provide strong organizational change management orientation
• Be an effective communicator at all levels, in both structured and non-hierarchical, informal structures
• Demonstrate strong political savvy and sensitivity to cultural diversity
• Deliver using Agile practices
• Enable and maintain processes and communication to support geographically distributed delivery for agile

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 3-5 years of progressive experience in an agile delivery/transformation/training /coaching role
• Proven leadership skills
• Strong negotiations skills and willingness to challenge ideas and demands
• Very strong knowledge of Scrum and SAFE Framework
• Certified or equivalent experience in at least one additional Agile Delivery apart from Scrum
• Knowledge of creating Agile frameworks for project team assessments
• Experience in DevOps environments is an asset

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.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.