Sr. Scrum Master

Belton, TX

Sr. Scrum Master

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

Main location: United States, Virginia, Reston

Alternate Location(s): United States, Texas, Belton

United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Position ID: J0324-1983

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for an Sr. Scrum Master to join our financial services team in Reston, VA, Belton, TX or Lafayette, LA. 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.

This position is based in either Reston, VA, Belton, TX or Lafayette, LA, or anywhere in the US where CGI has an office in the Central/Eastern Time Zones.

• 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 73,000+ 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:

The 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, build a shippable product, and 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.

3+ years of experience required either in the Financial or Mortgage industry.

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 - $146,900.00.

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 May 8th, 2024.

Skills:

  • Analytical Thinking

  • DevOps

  • Kanban

  • SCRUM

  • Scrum Master

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, 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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