Agile Scrum Master with Security Clearance

Herndon, VA
Sep 28, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
Arcfield Overview Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the US government and its allies. The company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nation's most critical national security missions. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers' missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISR. Visit for more details. Responsibilities The Systems Engineer will support a cloud initiative, specifically in an organization with automation and Linux platforms. Systems engineering support will include, but is not limited to, the following: * Serve as the scrum master to ensure the deployment is coordinated, scheduled, tracked, documented with the appropriate project managers * Proficient in managing projects utilizing the Agile methodology * Daily management of the Jira queue * Provide project managers with tailored insight into their respective projects by developing/ maintaining Jira boards * Provide project managers with actionable information regarding projects that are maintained within Jira * Provide timely and accurate information to project managers so that they can effectively manage the deployment of releases to development, demo, and test environments. * Provide daily status updates, metrics, during the deployment. * Prepares deliverables (eg status reports, plans, schedules, etc.). * Work closely with the development teams, operational teams, and Program Management Office * Work closely with the development and operational teams to meet objectives to ensure scrum practices are followed. * Gathering, analyzing, assessing and tracking requirements * Assisting in the preparation of management plans and reports Qualifications Required Qualifications: * Extensive knowledge of SCRUM methodology and the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) * Knowledge of the requirements tracking tool JIRA and how best to utilize its' functionality in an agile environment * Ability to translate requirements into end-to-end designs for systems that involve multiple interfaces or activities * Working knowledge of mission priorities to proactively manage and deconflict actions and Sprint scope * Work independently and amongst a team with minimal supervision to address roadblocks and deliver results in a timely manner or provide the most relevant course of action * Demonstrated knowledge of numerous project management methodologies * Ability to identify complex problems, review related information to develop and evaluate options, and implement solutions * Experience running Agile software development efforts * Experience with successful Agile techniques * Ability to synthesize information from various resources * Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently; self-starter * Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment * Excellent communication and writing skills * Strong interpersonal, networking, and critical thinking skills * Position requires a 8 - 10 years' experience with BS/BA in engineering, IT or computer science (or 6 - 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD), or comparable experience with 3 years of experience with the Sponsor in a mission ops-like environment * TS/SCI w/ Full Scope Poly Desired Qualifications: * Working knowledge of the sponsor's domain * Working knowledge of cloud computing (laaS, PaaS, Saas, etc.) * Certified Scrum Master (CSM)