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Scrum Master

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Scrum Master

Position Description
We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic scrum master to join our growing team. In this role you will be overseeing software development teams and working under the agile methodology. You should have proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

Your future duties and responsibilities
You will lead the daily stand-ups, ensuring every member is involved and performing tasks. When obstacles are identified by members, you are responsible for working across the program, and beyond as needed, to clear those obstacles. You will also protect the team from outside distractions as best as possible so each member is focused on completing their daily development activities.

You will:
• You will act as a leader to our software development team.
• Through coaching and facilitation, you will ensure the team follows agile processes (e.g. self-directed problem solvers) and ceremonies (Daily Standups, Estimation, Sprint Planning, Retrospective, and refinement & Review/Demo).
• We expect you to oversee design, implementation, QA, and validation of programming code and products.
• You will help the team set realistic objectives for Feature and Sprint delivery timeframes.
• Our expectation is that you will shape team behavior through excellent management via the agile method.
• Keep external stakeholders, collaborates, and other interested parties well informed on team progress and activities.
• As the lead, you will remove blockers and impediments for team.
• You are expected to build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, and program owners.
• We will want you to document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders.
• You will be responsible for successful product delivery.
• You will assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed & maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• An interim Secret clearance is required to begin working onsite with our client, and a Secret clearance must be maintained throughout the project duration. Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
• Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor team members in Agile Methodologies.
• Bachelor Degree
• Excellent communication skills
• Agile
• Scrum
• Experience with; SAFe, SAFe ASM, CSM, PSM I, Knowledge of Kanban, Agile Central.

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 .

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, pregnancy, 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 U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . 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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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 dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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.


  • Agile & DevOps
  • Kanban
  • SAFe Advanced Scrum Master
  • Scrum Master

Keywords: CGI Group, Inc., Arlington , Scrum Master, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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