Business Analyst/Scrum Master - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-28
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


North Bethesda
Maryland
20852
United States

Description

Job Description:

 

Senior Business Analyst and Scrum Master is responsible for building Business Requirements by collaborating with multiple stake holders and documenting them by following Agile methods. The Scrum Master is responsible for promoting Agile values and principles within the development team and the organization. The Scrum Master does anything possible to help the team perform at their highest level. This includes: helping to remove impediments to progress, facilitate meetings, and doing things like working with the product owner to make sure the product backlog is well – groomed and ready for the next sprint. The Scrum Master acts as a buffer between the team and any distracting influences.  

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fully responsible for documenting detailed technical requirements

  • Assists the team by showing them their planned velocity vs. historical velocity, to make sure the targeted work can be accepted

  • Collaborates closely with the Development and Testing teams throughout the SDLC to ensure technical feasibility, requirements are understood, and development is aligned.

  • Manages scope creep and clearly communicates with business stakeholders on feasibility and effort analysis

  • Holds requirements gathering sessions, captures meeting minutes, documents clear and concise requirements, follows up on action items and is accountable for requirements documentation

  • Helps Product Owner prepare through multiple levels of planning and road mapping discussions

  • Experience using Atlassian Tools such as JIRA, Confluence and Sparx for building Business Process Models.

  • Holds requirements gathering sessions, captures meeting minutes, documents clear and concise requirements, follows up on action items and is accountable for requirements documentation

  • Enforces team ground rules and cultural norms

  • Manages scope creep and clearly communicates with business stakeholders on feasibility and effort analysis

  • Reviews action items and next steps and holds team accountable for follow through

  • Facilitates Sprint Reviews; Works with Product Owner and team to determine the agenda for the review 

Qualifications

 

Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience. Four additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

 

Required Soft Skills:

  • Advocate of Process Discipline and Process improvement

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Effective Collaboration, Team Coordination and Team Building

  • Attention to Details

  • Managing deadlines

  • Ability to correctly prioritize multiple duties

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

 

Desired Training/Certifications:

  • Experience working in Agile Environment.