If you’re happiest in an agile environment, with complex projects to oversee, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK and at CGI you can help shape it as a Scrum Master. Our teams are bursting with talent and ideas, and are ready to help you deliver transformative digital work for high profile clients.
From cutting-edge commercial projects to public service systems, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.
And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.
What you can expect from us
Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.
Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, and a cycle to work scheme. As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.
Our successful digital team in Milton Keynes is expanding. We’ve recently moved to a brand new office near the city centre, and we’re looking for talented individuals like you to help us meet growing demand from our clients. We envisage travelling to the office once a week and we are more than happy with remote working! Working in the Financial Services sector, and our work varies from rapid prototyping to multi-year digital transformation projects.
What are we looking for from you? You will be someone who already makes a difference, and we will give you the freedom and responsibility to continue doing so. You’ll want to use the latest open technology and open standards, and to take ownership of your work. You will become part of a fast-growing, pioneering working environment as we continue to grow our business over the coming months and years.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
As a scrum master you will be working with our existing agile practitioners across the UK, you will be responsible for pioneering, defining and governing the Agile practice within the new engineering centre, working closely with the engineering teams and leads to provide the most effective delivery processes.
• Responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines.
• Coaches the Scrum team in self-organisation, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the Scrum team.
• Works with Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organisational project or product teams.
• Resolves team impediments with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
• Works with Agile coaches and other Scrum Masters to grow within the role.
• Contributes to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organisation.
• Facilitates and supports all scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to work with internal and external clients, as well as sales and business stakeholders within the business. You will have demonstrable agile experience, as well as software development and SDLC knowledge.
In addition to core skills you will demonstrate an understanding of where agile delivery methods may not work, or need to be tailored to delivery demands that are not Agile in nature.
You may have worked with clients who may not have experienced or appreciate Agile delivery methods, and you will be able to evangelise and champion lean delivery and the benefits that it provides. In addition you will have worked with more classical delivery methods and have demonstrable ways of overcoming the conflicts with Agile delivery.
You will also have demonstrable experience of managing agile teams that are remote from the client base and will be able to bring best practice in that area. You will also have experience working with and across scrum teams of varying sizes, and holding ‘scrum of scrum’ meetings to co-ordinate work across working teams.
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