CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Scrum Master in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Scrum Master

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Category:Project Management

City:Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States

Position ID:J0518-2460

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is looking for a Scrum Master to join the team in Bloomfield, CT.

Description:

Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values

Enabling the team with self-organization capability; assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution, removal of barriers and active management of dependencies

Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 3 years for a software development team that was diligently applying SAFe Agile rinciples, practices, and theory

Strong technical experience with Databases (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server) or Data Transfer processes is preferable

Knowledge of Hadoop, ETL, Archiving terminology is a definite plus as the project relates to this kind of work

Healthcare knowledge is an added advantage

Experience with modern software engineering practices (Continuous Integration, Specification by Example, Behavior/Test Driven Development – BDD, TDD) and the respective tools is must

Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I),

Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous burn down techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Clearly identify the essential qualification vs the desired qualifications. What skills/experience must this person have to be considered?

Bachelor’s in computer science or related degree

Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II)

Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 3 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, etc.

Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games

Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team

Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous burn-down techniques, numerous retrospective formats, handling bugs etc.)

Previous experience as a team lead

Excellent communication and mentoring skills

Scrum Master 4+ Expert

Project Management 6+ Medium

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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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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Skills:

  • SQL

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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 USEmploymentCompliance@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.

We make it easy to translate military experience and skills! Click here at http://cgi-veterans.jobs/ to be directed to our site that is dedicated to veterans and transitioning service members.