Scrum Master

Category: Project Management
City: San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States
Position ID: J0919-0811
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description

CGI is seeking talented Scrum Masters in our Puerto Rico office to join our dynamic team. You will be instrumental in helping the CGI team deliver exceptional quality service to our clients. Your attention to detail and positive attitude will be highly valued in this high profile position. If you are great with juggling different tasks and like working with smart, talented people, this is the place for you!

Your future duties and responsibilities

•The Scrum master will be a servant-leader and team level agile coach for key strategic applications used in disaster recovery efforts
•Responsible for facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and team retrospective meetings.
•Interface and communicate with product owner(s), scaled agile project teams, and stakeholders; assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
•Ensure impediments are removed or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
•Manage User Stories in Jira, ensure team compliance with Jira usage and standards.
•Monitor, track, and report team status and health.
•Flexible to corporate practices and customized scaled agile framework.
•Supporting Release Train Engineer planning across teams for a single value stream
•Coaching teams on the basics of Scrum and applying Kanban visualizations and metrics (as needed).
•Focusing teams to deliver value quickly
•Fostering a motivating culture of openness, collaboration, and continuous improvement
•Coordinating across other Agile teams for complex projects
•Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress against commitments
•Experience with Kanban, Lean Adaptive Systems, Dev Ops Culture, Extreme Programming practices (ATDD, Swarming, Design-Driven Development, pair programming etc.)
•Experience managing projects and/or system integrations that are somewhat complex
•Experience working independently in a fast-paced, unstructured environment

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

•Minimum of 3 years of IT specific experience as a Scrum Master, Project Manager, or IT Manager where you successfully implemented new technology, work processes, and/or process improvements
•Minimum of 3 years of IT specific experience related to analysis, architecture, development, testing, project management, or equivalent experience acquired by serving as a key business SME on IT projects
• Minimum of 6 years of business and/or information technology related work experience.
•Effective knowledge and application of agile team leadership competencies, including oral and written communications, influence and persuasion, results orientation, relationship management, facilitation, and team building
•Experience with Agile project management tools; Rally, JIRA, etc. Agile DevOps experience preferred.
•Working knowledge of SDLC, Project Management and execution, cloud-based application development
•Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
•Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics
•Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
•Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
•Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

Skills

  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • SDLC
  • SCRUM
  • Scrum Master

What you can expect from us

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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.

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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 US_Employment_Compliance@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.

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