CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Scrum Master in Middletown, New Jersey
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Category: Project Management
City: Middletown, New Jersey, US United States
Position ID: J1120-2970
Employment Type: Full Time
We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic Scrum Master to join our Life Science Key Account, out of the Philly Metro. MUST be flexible and have the ability to work European business hours.
The Scrum Master will support one or more delivery teams within a fast-paced product development driven environment. This role is intended to help software development teams achieve their goals as high performing software development teams, creating a culture of self-organization and continued improvement, consistent delivery of a shippable product, and provide a leader for Agile projects. The Scrum Master ensures clear communication and organization of the team, and coaching development team members in all aspects of the standard Agile/Scrum process. We are seeking a candidate who has proven servant leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, influence and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.
As a Scrum Master, you will utilize your Agile expertise to support a team of Process SMEs and Product Owners on their emerging Agile framework and manage regular Scrum ceremonies. You will support the team through the planning and collaborative delivery of prioritized business performance improvement opportunities, combining expertise in schedule management, resource management, stakeholder management, financial management and scope management, all while adhering to company's compliance standards.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Through coaching and facilitation, ensure the team follows agile processes (e.g. self- directed problem solvers) and ceremonies (Daily Standups, Estimation, Sprint Planning, Retrospective, and refinement & Review/Demo).
Oversee design, implementation, QA, and validation of programming code and products
Help team set realistic objectives for Feature and Sprint delivery timeframes
Keeps external stakeholders, collaborates, and other interested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities.
Remove blockers and impediments for team.
Build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, and program owners
Document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders
Take responsibility for successful product delivery
Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed
Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing.
Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $78,000-$90,000*
*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
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Minimum of 5 years experience implementing Agile / Scrum methodologies
Life Science Experience would be ideal but will look at other sectors
Minimum 3 years or experience as acting Scrum Master.
2-4 years practical Agile experience working directly with teams; Scrum Master or other Agile certification preferred - SAFe a big plus
3-5 years Project Management or Program Management experience
Proficient in both project and product delivery methods
Healthcare domain knowledge, specifically product development and/or RWE strongly preferred
Regulated environment experience preferred
Proficiency in Jira, Confluence or similar tools
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and meeting facilitation skills
Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
Expert in managing multiple stakeholders
Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge to solutions
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our benefits package includes multiple medical, dental, & vision options, both a Shared Purchase Plan (SPP) for CGI stocks and a 401(k) plan, as well as numerous other life style benefits. CGI also provides sick leave and vacation pay.
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