SCRUM Master - Military veterans preferred

2020-09-14
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr


Springfield

REQ#: RQ64028

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on TS/SCI level cleared SCRUM Master joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Springfield, VA or  St. Louis, MO. In this role you will:

Job Responsibilities 

  • Manage multiple projects of medium to large scale through all sprints/iterations and phases of the project
  • Organize and facilitate sprint planning and release planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and other agile related events
  • Track and communicate team metrics and sprint/release progress to all teams and management
  • In partnership with the product owner, agile coaches, scrum teams on user story sizing and acceptance criteria definition, facilitate the definition of minimal viable product, and lead continuous refinement and prioritization of the product backlog
  • Ensure the development teams are embracing and practicing core agile principles
  • Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs
  • Assist with internal and external communication
  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
  • Determine and remove all obstacles that may interfere with the ability of the teams to deliver assigned goals
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Provide direction to project activities to ensure successful implementation and support
  • Promote continuous improvement and help teams to increase velocity
  • Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters experimentation, creativity and innovation

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, and work experience
  • 8+ years of directly related experience in software engineering
  • Experience leading projects under Agile/Scrum methodologies in a cloud environment
  • Strong understanding of DevOps and software/application development processes
  • Experience managing complex enterprise IT projects
  • Advanced knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Agile or Project Management Certifications
  • Experience working in enterprise environments using cloud platforms
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.