Scrum Master

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Scrum Master

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon | US-VA-Ft. Eustis Req # 2020-97523 Category IT Operations Additional Locations US-VA-Ft. Eustis Telecommute No Clearance No Clearance Required

Responsibilities

Develop a training information system for a DOD client. Training system will provide a common operational picture of the training environment in 5 integrated capability areas: Training Development, Training Management, Training Enterprise Scheduling, Learning Content Management, and Training Resource Management. These capabilities will enable the DOD client in planning and preparing for operational, institutional and self-development training.

Provide guidance and leadership, and coach the team in agile practices and processes. 

Collaborate with developers and customers daily. 

Provides business and systems analysis support for projects collaborating with customers and developers to identify, define, interpret, and clarify scope of problems/issues in terms of business/systems requirements and processes. 

Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects.

Facilitate and drive requirements clarification via standard techniques such as lean driven task/workflow analysis to identify epics and breakdown epics into stories with acceptance test criteria to be used to drive iterations.

Assist the team in sizing User Stories for each iteration. 

Assure all documented requirements and acceptance test criteria are transparent to the whole team.

Responsible for the preparation of contract deliverables.

Organize and facilitate Team Events, per SAFe doctrine, including but not limited to: Program Increment Meetings, Daily Stand-Up Meetings, Iteration Reviews, Retrospective Meetings, and Backlog Refinement Meetings.

Ensure Agile Tools are continuously kept up to date and track team velocity and trends.

Direct and supervise all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities.

Foster an environment of open communication among the team to raise issues and impediments often and early.

Qualifications

Education:

Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 10+ years with PhD.

 Required:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a Secret Clearance or to the ability to obtain and hold a Secret Clearance.
  • Strong facilitation skills to effectively lead discussions across multiple groups.
  • Minimum 2 years Scrum Master experience.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • At least one Agile Certification: CSM, CSP, CSPO, CST, CEC, CTC, SP, SA; equivalent or higher.
  • Familiar with and able to create and track standard Agile Metrics (burn downs, feature tracking, velocity, etc.)
  • Desired Skills:

  • SAFe and/or DevOps implementation experience.
  • Participation in at least 1 Program Increment
  • Self-Motivated.

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