Scrum Master – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Scrum Master

Position Description:

We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company – in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients – and for members; that’s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders.
We’re expanding in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.
Scrum Master:

If you are an experienced Scrum Master in financial sector with strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with business and technical teams in a dynamic environment, we have an exciting opportunity to further your career.

We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic scrum master to join our team. The individual in this role would be responsible for overseeing software development team and working under the SAFe or Spotify methodology. You will have an opportunity to work with top Financial Services companies to develop solutions in an Agile environment.

Responsibilities

  •  Help the team embrace agile values, adopt and apply agile principles and implement agile practices. Serve the team, including the Product Owner (PO)
  •  Help the team align and focus on Sprint and Program Increment (PI) Goals.
  •  Foster continuous improvement of performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow and velocity.
  •  Guide the team to remove impediments.
  •  Assess the Scrum maturity of the team and coach them to higher levels of maturity. Help the team improve and take responsibility for their actions.
  •  Help the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the product backlog and roadmap. Help the PO guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to scope, priorities and product quality.
  •  Facilitate Agile ceremonies
  •  Capture, monitor Metrics to inform the conversations with stakeholders

Technical Skills

  •  6-9 years of Software Development experience
  •  Minimum 6+ years of delivering Agile programs and acting as a Scrum Master
  •  Financial industry background is preferred
  •  Certified Scrum Master (CSM or SAFe SSM)
  •  Effective planning and facilitation skills

Consultative Skills:

  •  Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate software engineering and/or development concepts and principles
  •  Analytical and problem-solving skills
  •  Strong teamwork skills with the ability to collaborate with other engineers including distributed team members
  •  Contribute to continual improvement by suggesting improvements to all aspects of the development

Preferred qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field

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Skills:

  • Scrum Master

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.