Scrum Master/Tester TS/SCI required - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-27
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chantilly
Virginia
United States

GDIT is seeking a candidate who can support a multi-faceted role within a large IdAM software development and sustainment team. The primary responsibilities will be to support a Scrum Master and QA Test role.  Other responsibilities such as assisting with general day-to-day project coordination will be part of the job responsibilities.  Depending on the need, the ideal candidate will support these areas. Often, a hybrid of this responsibilities will be required.

The Scrum Master/Test Engineer will support a development/engineering team working on application integration of COTS products and custom IdAM solutions.

When assuming a Scrum Master role, the individual should know what tasks have been completed, what tasks have started, and any new tasks that have been discovered. He or she needs to raise awareness of dependencies and blockers that are impediments to the ongoing sprint. 

When assuming a test engineer role, the individual will work with the development and engineering team on ensuring test cases and stories are properly written to ensure the requirements are being properly tested. When testing, identifying and tracking software defects until resolution.

The position has some programmatic responsibilities, such as creating status slides for the team, attending status meetings, taking notes and reporting status to upper management and product owners. As needed, at a minimum, the Scrum Master/Test Engineer will:

 

  • Conduct on-going project meetings with the team, management and the Product Owner
  • Participate in sprint planning and execution
  • Assist with identifying and removing obstacles to make the project a success
    Gather & disseminate project information on a regular basis, documenting team agreements, sprint plans, release plans, and retrospectives
  • Support other team capability area’s and quality assurance activities
  • Perform general project coordination tasks
  • Assume a QA test role to help ensure requirements are being properly developed and tested with minimal defects
  • Assist with writing stories and test cases
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Qualifications:

5-8 years of directly related computer systems analysis and/or programming experience.

 

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of Scrum Master/Agile experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of QA test experience
  • Project scheduling and coordination
  • Highly organized
  • Fundamentals of iterative and incremental delivery
  • Agile/Scrum processes and methodologies
  • Understanding of translating requirements into user stories
  • Testing and identifying software defects and deficiencies
  • Fundamentals of software development and integration processes and procedures
  • Backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity and task definition
  • Experience using ticketing systems such as Jira.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Prior experience with Jira and Confluence
  • SharePoint, MS Office (Including MS Project)
  • Automated software testing
  • HP Quality Center
 

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

 

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

 

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

 

ABOUT:

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

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Education:

Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.