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Scrum Master

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US United States

Position ID: J0122-0599

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Handle multiple Agile teams as a scrum master in a highly competitive and high visibility environment where the skills will be utilized extensively with a chance to enhance skills across spectrums. The role may also require this individual to step in as a Product Owner from time to time.

This team is highly-skilled, dynamic, and supportive of one another – great team to work with. The projects are fast paced, use new and innovative technologies or methodologies to build new products or for new initiatives.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Future duties and responsibilities

o Act as a leader to our software development teams

o Have thorough understanding and practical application/experience with a variety of agile and waterfall methodologies and the ability to adapt/adopt techniques from each to meet the needs of the projects/initiatives. This includes experience transitioning existing teams from waterfall to agile methodology.

o Provide leadership to delivery teams to ensure projects are on track with high stakeholder satisfaction.

o Oversee design, implementation, QA, and validation of programming code and products

o Help team set realistic objectives for Feature and Sprint delivery timeframes

o Shape team behavior through excellent management via the agile method

o Keeps external stakeholders, collaborators, and other interested parties are well-informed on team progress and activities.

o Remove blockers and impediments for team

o Build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, and program owners

o Document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders

o Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed

o Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing, this may include creating custom reports and status deliverables to stakeholders.

o When necessary, become the SME or Product owner in refining stories or clarifying requirements for development and testing teams.

Thrive in a fast-paced, constantly evolving/changing delivery environment.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

o Required Skills – SAFe Certified Scrum Master, Technical background is a plus

o Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor team members in Agile Methodologies

o Minimum of 4 years’ experience implementing Agile methodologies

o Minimum 3 years or experience as acting Scrum Master

o References from product owner, team member, and another stakeholder.

o Creative ability to solve problems.

o Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken are a must

Skill set Years of experience Proficiency level

Agile methodologies

4

Excellent

Scrum Master

3

Excellent

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required

Skill set Years of experience Proficiency level

Communication skill

Excellent

Team player

Excellent

Problem solving

Excellent

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree

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Skills:

  • Agile / Collaborative Method

  • Scrum Master

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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