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Technical Lead / Automation Squad Leader

Waterville, ME

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Position Description

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world!
Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading end-to-end IT and business consulting services provider. With seven onshore delivery centers employing 1500 members, CGI’s Waterville center is the perfect mix of corporate opportunities and support with a small town feel. Located in the heart of downtown Waterville, easily accessed by two exits off Interstate-95, CGI’s Waterville delivery center is the first such center in the area, aligning with the region’s economic and cultural revitalization goals. Our office is located within walking distance of shops, cafes, restaurants, community parks, and the local farmers market. We embrace ongoing training, continued education, flexible hours, and an innovative tech-oriented work environment. Members participate in CGI social clubs and community outreach programs. CGI Waterville is passionate about CGI’s corporate mission, “To create an environment in which we enjoy working together and, as owners, contribute to building a company we can be proud of."

CGI is looking for a self-starting problem solver who creates business value and increases operating margins by leading and empowering teams of people who value continuous learning, sharing and experimentation. The role will focus on leading squads of developers, testers, and business analysts who design, develop, deploy, and support Automations to operate in DevOps manner and leverage data and analytics to continually learn and improve business outcomes. This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced value-focused Agile team that operates at the intersection of IT and all areas of our clients business.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Lead local and global squads to deliver and support and Automation projects
• Translate business strategies into Automation product roadmaps and capabilities
• Lead Automation squads in qualifying opportunities, creating minimally viable products and deploying and supporting Automations, including realization of business cases
• Collaborate across the enterprise, networking and sharing knowledge

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Understanding of how value is created across the enterprise
• 5+ years of demonstrated leadership and strategy experience
• Ability to lead with client and offshore teams in a DevOps and Agile manner
• Ability to work at an enterprise level with senior leaders
• Demonstrated ability to pivot quickly and reprioritize in a rapidly changing work environment
• Experience with ambiguous and complex technology-oriented projects
• Basic management experience, will have oversight of 1 BA and up to 5 Developers and will need to coach, lead and motivate them.
• Who is familiar with RPA as a technology; at least has a basic understanding of it.
• Has knowledge of the Agile methodology and has practiced it, is a plus.
• Has knowledge of Scrum and has practiced it, is a plus.
• Has the capacity to be customer facing and perform some business development
• Lastly, has great emotional intelligence

Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level
Agile / Scrum 5+ Proficient

Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Information/Computer related field


  • Detail-oriented
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving/DecisionMaking
  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • Customer Service & Support