Scrum Master

Employer
CGI Group, Inc.
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic scrum master to join our growing team in Crystal City, VA. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment bringing advanced business information systems to support the mission of the warfighter. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment and are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership and PM skills, the ability to think critically, problem-solve, and influence others to achieve desired results for the project. Your future duties and responsibilities: * Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers * Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks * Create project outlines and timelines and distribute responsibilities to team members * Facilitate daily scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor project progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing * Shape team behavior through excellent management via the agile method * Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment. * Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution * Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog. Required qualifications to be successful in this role: * Prior project experience in ERP (Momentum, SAP, Oracle Financials, etc.) environment, working in SDLC: Design, Development, Test, etc. (2 years) * Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development or COTS delivery team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory * Previous experience as a team lead * Excellent communication and mentoring skills * Bachelors Degree * SAFe Certified Scrum Master, Technical background is a plus DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED * Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc * Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games * Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team * Certified as a SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Skills: * 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. No unsolicited agency referrals please. CGI is an equal opportunity employer. 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. CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the US, please email the CGI US 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. 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