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JOB TITLE
Scrum Master
LOCATION
Lorton,VA
SCHEDULE
FT
TRAVEL REQUIRED
No
SHIFT
Day
POTENTIAL FOR TELEWORK
No
CLEARANCE
***Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance REQUIRED***
JOB DESCRIPTION

 

This role requires an experienced Agile Scrum Master to work in a Government IC environment. This role performs project management tasks to coordinate and prioritize user stories for implementation by team members. This role provides Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and metrics generation and analysis in order to track overall efficiency of software delivery across team. Finally, this role facilitates horizontal communication across team member to identify any impediments that may prevent team progress while working mitigation plans as needed.



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 


Primary Responsibilities

  • Guides and coaches the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our customers.

  • Gets team to a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques.

  • Responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines.

  • Coaches the Scrum team in self-organization, 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 organizational 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 organization.

  • Facilitates and supports all scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.

  • Acts as a leader who coaches and supports Agile teams assigned to mainly Business as Usual (BAU) work and to a lesser degree, important department initiatives and applicable portions of corporate projects and initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience providing technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments.

  • Experience establishing goals and plans that meet project objectives.

  • Domain and expert technical knowledge.

  • Direct experience using JIRA/Confluence toolset for progress reporting and metrics management

  • Experience directing and controlling activities for a client, having overall responsibility for financial management, methods, and staffing to ensure that technical requirements are met.

  • Experience interfacing with senior management and negotiating with clients on requirements and deliverables.

  • Safe Agilist Certification

  • Scrum Alliance Scrum Master Certification

  • Experience supervising others.

  • Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree with and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters 2-6 with years of prior relevant experience.

Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary development teams

  • Knowledge/experience with implementation of Scaled Agile Framework practices and principals

  • Previous experience managing tasks/personnel across multiple locations

  • Experience in any part of the software development lifecycle is a plus - as the developer, tester, analyst, product manager, project/program manager, etc.

  • Experience with applying test automation, test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment to achieve built-in quality by the teams

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