Scrum Master, Senior

Expiring today

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Nov 09, 2022
Dec 09, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Scrum Master, Senior to provide support services to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC). The services will include related activities in support of all complete lifecycle management, software maintenance, software engineering, software sustainment, software replication and distribution, software control, Information Technology (IT) technical support services, Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS), Post Production Software Support (PPSS), and Cybersecurity. These services advance SEC's mission of ensuring operational readiness by developing, providing, integrating, and maintaining Army Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), Logistics, and Business Software.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and facilitate scrum meetings and eliminate blockers (PI Planning, Retrospectives, Daily Stand-ups, Demos, etc.).
  • Lead and build relationships to encourage collaboration, transparency, and innovation. across a highly cross-functional Agile software development team supporting CI/CD.
  • Promote Agile quality practices, coordinate across organizations, and serve as a resource to answer questions.
  • Advise government personnel on improvements to the standardization of processes.
  • Work directly with senior-level client leadership teams in client-delivery engagement
  • Servant leader who helps the teams achieve their goal through constant coaching, mentoring, and smooth facilitation of processes
  • Ensure that the team is focused and knows the tasks they must accomplish in the time given
  • Interact with different teams such as Product Management and Portfolio management teams, or other release trains to ensure alignment
  • Facilitation of Team and Program Level events for effective program execution

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors in a Computer science or engineering degree or equivalent work
  • Substitution for degree: Must have industry-recognized Scrum Master certification
  • 8-12 years minimum experience of strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and technical negotiation skills
  • Expert in executing common Agile practices and service-oriented environments
  • Thorough understanding of the fundamentals of iterative development as well as backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Experience working with distributed software development products and teams,
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams
  • Experience in technical leadership
  • Ability to rapidly prioritize competing requirements
  • Ability to understand and simplify customer requirements
  • Ability to communicate end-user feedback to technical and design leads
  • Proven knowledge of managing agile software development efforts
  • Expertise in removing technical and organizational barriers
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and train on Agile principles and practices

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Project and Configuration Management tools (e.g., Jira, Rally Software, Github, etc.) is desirable.
  • Experienced in technical disciplines and technical background.
  • PMP preferred.

Client Information

The CECOM Software Engineering Center (SEC), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is one of the most experienced and comprehensive support centers within the DoD.

SEC provides the software expertise needed to support command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, (C5ISR) as well as logistics, business and enterprise systems in the modern digital environment. From initial concept, to development, testing, fielding and sustainment, SEC engineers are ready to ensure your software systems fully support your operational requirements.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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