Senior Scrum Master

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

CGI Dallas, TX

Company
CGI
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
6287b26e
AJE Ref #
576156958
Location
Dallas, TX
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Senior Scrum Master Position Description CGI is seeking a Senior Scrum Master to join our financial services team in Dallas, TX. As CGI's largest and most visible account globally, this program serves as the best practice roadmap for many of other program teams. We're offering a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation, etc. The Senior Scrum Master will support one or more delivery teams within a fast-paced application development environment. As the Senior Scrum Master, you will be a critical member of the core delivery team empowered to help build high performing teams, build shippable product, and be responsible for leading Agile project coordination to support various upstream and downstream teams. The Scrum Master serves as the servant leader for the team to ensure clear communication and organization of the team, along with maintaining the product backlog and release plan and facilitating the core scrum ceremonies Your future duties and responsibilities Work within the core delivery team empowered/tasked with design, development, modification, and implementation of computer applications, and building high performing delivery teams. Serve as Scrum Master for 1 -2 scrum teams Utilize project coordination expertise and tools such as Rally and MS-Project to support upstream and downstream teams throughout SDLC. Engage stakeholders, contributors and technical resources to analyze user needs and resource limitations. Facilitate the discussions of complex, high value IT delivery projects that require the coordination of development work or technology work on multiple platforms to achieve desired functionality. Serve as knowledge source within project teams as assigned. Communicate committed stories for the upcoming sprint to backlog owners and stakeholders Represent the team daily at the Scrum of Scrums (S2) meeting to report impediments for escalation. Facilitate scrum ceremonies for the team (Daily Stand-up, Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo). Facilitate impediment resolution in a timely, cost effective manner. Track and produce key metrics (e.g., burndown, burnup, cumulative flow, velocity, etc.) Act as a conduit to other teams and LOBs with which the team is interacting. Required qualifications to be successful in this role 6-8+ years of software development experience (either as PM, BA, tester or developer) 5+ years' experience leading Agile Scrum teams/serving as a Senior Scrum Master Attention to detail, and strong communication, negotiation, client facing and client relationship building skills Specialized Knowledge & Skills Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques including SAFe, Kanban, Lean, XP, and Scrum Education: - A four-year bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field or equivalent experience Certifications : CSM/Certified Scrum Master At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No unsolicited agency referrals please.All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information. Skills Agile / Collaborative MethodSCRUM Reference 487965

Company Description:

At CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.