Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Categorie: Project Management
Woonplaats: Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Vacaturenummer: J0120-1611
Type dienstverband: Full Time
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Functiebeschrijving:

CGI is looking for a Senior-level Scrum Master, with 3-5 years of experience, to join our agile development team in Fairfax, VA. This position will expose the candidate to innovative market leading tools, new methodologies and the inter-working of enterprise applications and infrastructure.

Successful candidate will be a servant leader and coach for an Agile Team The candidate will demonstrate the ability to:

• Help educate the team in Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Kanban, and SAFe, ensuring that the team is following agreed Agile process.
• Help remove impediments and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement.
• Demonstrate the ability to work on multiple phases of complex projects independently, must possess the ability to coordinate activities with superiors and client personnel to resolve technical and/or business issues, and ensures the successful delivery of the project requirements.
• Guide project delivery teams through coaching and mentoring.
• Coordinate the delivery of agile based activities and leading the development project team to implement iterative releases driven by the program.
• Provide ‘change agent’ leadership in the area of agile best practices and transformation for the teams in the organization using the Agile frameworks (such as SAFe®).
• Lead one or more Agile teams collaborating with Release Train Engineer (RTE).

Taken en verantwoordelijkheden:

• Coach Agile teams with continuous process improvement of software delivery while implementing the selected Agile Framework (such as SAFe®).
• Run daily standups and work closely with Release Train Engineer (RTE) on daily basis.
• Instill Agile project management best practices including production impact analysis, risk management, cross-team interdependencies, release scheduling, scope definition, delivery objectives, quality standards, and user needs identification.
• Facilitate and document project and release planning, including participation in product vision and implementation, Scrum ceremonies, Scrum of Scrums, discovery, design, and other brainstorm events.
• Facilitate product owner input and team interactions. Ensure the communication of scope and requirements changes throughout the team, including sprint impact analysis.
• Support product owner in management of backlog, ensuring Scrum process standards, identification of stakeholders and stakeholder conditions of acceptance.
• Support product development by providing high-level business analysis and development estimates, including coordination of multiple product analysis.
• Foster knowledge sharing and assist with creation and delivery of best practices documentation and training materials.

Criteria:

• Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
• 5+ years working in Agile Methodologies
• 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, working with one or more Agile Teams
• Strong hands-on experience in JIRA, RALLY or other ALM tools administration
• Experience in SAFe Agile Implementation
• Demonstrates leadership and interpersonal skills to engage and motivate team members
• Demonstrates initiative and strong attention to detail
• Knowledge of Scrum, SAFe, Lean, XP, Kanban, DevSecOps and other Agile development techniques
• Experience with customer-facing agile application development
• Ability to understand and aggregate product knowledge, including execution to product roadmap
• Strong emphasis on teamwork and close collaboration across all roles and functions
• Ability to synchronize with non-technical teams to deliver product releases smoothly, and managing multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to work with vendors and stakeholders to identify project risks, constraints and dependencies
• Solid technical background
• Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certification
• BS in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or a related field

DESIRED:
• PMI-ACP® or PMP® certification
• Background as a Software Developer in Agile environment
• Experience working on Federal govt. programs
• Experience working on a COTS implementation project using Agile methodologies

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