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CGI

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Scrum Master Position Description CGI is in search of a qualified Scrum Master for our Atlanta, GA team. This is a full-time role with CGI, and all benefits start on your first day of employment! Your future duties and responsibilities As the Scrum of Scrums representative, you will be responsible for reviewing, managing, and reporting on project trends to identify any issues and risks, including:- Identifying and managing issues and jeopardies until resolved- Defining mitigation plans for all risks and developing contingency plans Required qualifications to be successful in this role Required Skills:- Understands business expectations, key functions, applications involved, technologies involved, key flows, and the business product to be delivered- Seeks to understand the product and business solution we are building and offers suggestions on various options to meet the client needs- Has the ability to foster and maintain positive relationships with partners, demonstrating professionalism and diplomacy.- Provides consistent leadership, voicing ideas while respecting others. – Have strong facilitation, team motivation and team leadership skills. – Must work with a diverse range of talents, personalities and teams, including under pressure, within extremely tight deadlines, while maintaining a good sense of humor, tact and professionalism- Must possess a strong understanding of agile Scrum practices (e.g., sprints, estimation, prioritization, burndown tracking, release planning/scoping) and a strong understanding of Agile Scrum ceremonies (e.g., daily stand-ups, demonstrations, retrospectives, Meta Scrum, Scrum of Scrums)- In addition, a strong understanding of software delivery, particularly in the online environment (e.g., understanding of development and test environments, ability to aid in removing impediments to the Scrum team’s progress) is required!- Familiarity with Scrum and Kanban concepts (e.g., grooming user stories, managing the backlog, WIP)- Awareness of Agile technology practices (e.g., Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration)- Strong understanding of managing issues, risks, and jeopardies with a clear grasp of the challenges, options, and path to goodness- Ability to analyze project issues and challenges and proactively define alternatives and to track and manage agreed scope and changes to scope- Ability to work closely with delivery teams to establish expectations and ensure tasks remain on track- Ability to foster and maintain positive relationships with partners, demonstrating professionalism and diplomacy.- Experience with Telecom, client experience and Digital eCommerce (web and/or mobile) experience- Working knowledge of Rally is preferred- A four year Bachelor’s degree in related field 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 SCRUM Reference 477406

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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.

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