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    Scrum Master

    Category: Project Management
    City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Position ID: J1120-2580
    Employment Type: Full Time

    Position Description

    Looking for a dynamic opportunity evolving systems for a client. We are looking for a Scrum Master with experience in systems development/systems integration to work on converting a legacy system to Java. Persons should have a high degree of consulting ability, and be able to lead a team of people to support the conversion of PowerHouse application to Java. CGI is leveraging an existing conversion framework to convert the program, and we need someone to lead a team of test automation and development professions to complete the conversion work. Someone who has a high degree of initiative and technical knowledge will find this position interesting. We offer the opportunity to work with Canada's largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company, who have been rated as one of the top employers in Canada. CGI is 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.

    Your future duties and responsibilities
    Accountable for management of a scrum team. This includes leading a team and removing the roadblocks to enable them to perform as efficiently as possible.

    Analyze project backlog, negotiate and oversee collaboration between team resources for the efficient delivery of system releases into the client's production environment. This includes the following tasks:
    Management of sprint and project backlog
    Communication and status reporting
    Compliance of all project deliverables with quality requirements
    Managing project risks and issues, including escalation as required
    Change and configuration management
    Publish a Project Status Report as required by the client
    Facilitates team commitment to sprint deliverables
    Accountable to ensure the quality of work produced by Atlantic Canada teams
    Manages conflicts arising within the projects
    Selecting metrics for monitoring and controlling the project
    Direct and supervise team resources

    Required qualifications to be successful in this role
    Must Have Technical Skills
    Scrum Master Certification
    Ability to development budgets, statements of work, resource plans, and work plans
    Coordination and management of client reviews and approvals
    Excellent estimation and scheduling skills
    Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project applications
    Influencing and building consensus
    Delivery team leadership
    Minimum 2-year post-secondary education in IT or related disciple.
    Attention to detail
    Excellent technical documentation skills
    Strong analytical skills; ability to root cause data issues
    PMP certification is highly desirable

    Soft Skills
    Strong interpersonal skills
    Strong written and oral and comprehension communication skills
    Positive attitude
    Flexibility, self-motivated, and has the ability to give and receive feedback
    Ability to working effectively and collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
    Able to multitask effectively
    Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
    Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
    Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
    Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization
    Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team member


    • Certified ScrumMaster

    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.

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    CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.