Raytheon is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment with new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. The Raytheon DOMino Program is seeking a Sr. Scrum Master to help manage and guide the Agile scrum teams from development to deployment of functional capabilities to fulfill customers predefined requirements from the backlogs. The Sr. Scrum Master will serve as the servant leader for the Agile scrum teams to ensure clear communication and removing impediments to help the team success in meeting its goals and objectives. The Sr. Scrum Master is expected to have a thorough understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and will be able to use the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/XP/Kanban) to facilitate the Agile teams activities.
Exhibit Lean-Agile leadership – Exhibit the behaviors of a with a . Help the team embrace , adopt and apply , and implement Lean-Agile practices.
Support the team rules – Reinforce the lightweight Agile Team rules including rules of Scrum, practices from Extreme Programming (XP), Work in Process (WIP) limits from Kanban, and any other process rules the team has agreed upon.
Facilitate the team’s progress toward team goals –Continuously challenge the old norms of development to improve performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity. Help the team focus on daily and in the context of current .
Lead team efforts in relentless improvement – Help the team improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitate the team retrospective. Teach problem-solving techniques and help the team become better problem-solvers for themselves.
Facilitate meetings – Facilitate (not lead) team meetings, including (where applicable) the Daily Stand-up, , , and .
Support the Product Owner – Help the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
Eliminate impediments – Actively addresses blocking issues so that the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the .
Promote SAFe quality practices – Help foster the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship that is the hallmark of effective Agile teams. Provide guidance to assist the teams in constantly improving the quality of their deliverables and meeting the Definition of Done (DoD).
Build a high-performing team – Focus on ever-improving team dynamics and performance. Help the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth. Escalate people problems to management where necessary, but only after internal team processes have failed to resolve the issue; help individuals and teams through personnel changes.
Protect and communicate – Communicate with management and outside stakeholders; help protect the team from uncontrolled expansion of work.
Coordinate with other teams – Represent the team in the Scrum of Scrums (SoS) meeting, and pass information from that meeting back to the team. Coordinate with the , , Architecture, and .
Facilitate preparation and readiness for ART events – Assist the team in preparation for ART activities, including , , and the .
Support estimating – Guide the team in establishing normalized estimates and helps the team understand how to estimate Stories and Features.
Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility (SSBI within the last 5 years)
U.S. Citizenship required.
8+ years of relevant experience
3-5 years of Agile delivery experience and recent hands-on experience as a Scrum Master
Strong problem solving and influencing skills
Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills
Experience working with various audiences, both technical and non-technical
Experience working on software development teams and understand both SDLC and Agile Framework
Experience working with Agile methodologies – e.g., scrum, Extreme Programming, Kanban
Proficient in using JIRA
Experience working with Agile tools including Confluence
Domain knowledge in Cyber Security
Working knowledge in various technologies to include Cloud Computing, Big Data, DevSecOps, and Automation.
Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related degree. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education
Agile certification- e.g., Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified or Professional Scrum Trainer (CST, PST), or PMI’s Agile Certified Professional
-SAFe certified Scrum Master (SSM or SASM)
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.