Scrum Master

Location
Stafford, Virginia
Posted
Nov 09, 2022
Closes
Dec 14, 2022
Ref
23712
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

Scrum Master

Stafford, VA

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chenega IT Enterprise Services (CITES) offers forward-thinking technology solutions to federal agencies and the DoD. Formed in 2016 to serve federal customers CONUS, CITES has grown quickly into a best practices leader for the modern federal enterprise.

The Scrum Master role uses Agile processes, partnering with product owner/client leadership teams and working with project teams to deliver on-time and on budget. This position will work in a SAFe environment using Scrum principles to understand and execute resolution of backlog items by working closely with the product owner(s) and the project team(s), making sure deliverables reflect requirements and on-time delivery with production quality. The Scrum Master plays a key role in resolving business and team conflicts with active involvement in technical matters and finding gaps and ensuring Product Owner involvement in business decisions and description of the business flow. The Scrum Master must demonstrate a high level of expertise in estimating work effort, planning sprint backlogs, facilitating daily stand up meetings, and conducting sprint demo and retrospective meetings throughout all Agile sprint phases for this custom software development project.

Responsibilities

Work you'll do

As a Scrum Master within our TDS Catalyst team, you will:
  • Guide program managers using Agile in a large program that includes multiple Agile teams, releases, and projects that operate in parallel (e.g., Scrum of Scrums).
  • Demonstrate breadth and depth of experience in the tools and techniques of the SAFe Agile Framework, including a proven track record of continuous improvement in knowledge and implementation of Agile methods.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how to implement architecture in an Agile environment, how to combine the use of component and feature teams, and how to coordinate multiple teams when managing Agile software development for large-scale enterprise development.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the constraints and ability to apply means and methods to overcome these constraints when implementing Agile in a federal contracting environment.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • 3+ years of experience leading Agile/SCRUM teams and release planning and management on an Agile continuous delivery pipeline
  • One or more Agile certification(s), like Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), Agile Certified Professional (ACP), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), or SAFe Agilist (SA)
  • Possess and maintain a valid state motor vehicle operator's license
  • Background check required
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge of compliance and risk management frameworks, including experience to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Knowledge and experience with multiple Agile delivery frameworks (e.g., Kanban, Scrum, XP, Lean, SAFe, DevOps).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to listen and understand what is being described by the end user as well as the ability to explain problem resolutions when necessary.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills with the ability to analyze system functionality with customer and resolve production issues.
  • Ability to analytically address complex problems, process critical data, establish facts, and draw quality conclusions.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance.
  • Ability to occasionally work after hours and/or do on-call support.
  • Ability to work well under pressure with some tight deadlines and ambiguity on some projects.

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.

Benefits

At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

Learn more about Chenega's impact on the world.

Chenega MIOS News- https://chenegamios.com/news/

Tips from your Talent Acquisition team

We want job seekers exploring opportunities at Chenega MIOS to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your research, we suggest you review the following links:

Chenega MIOS web site - www.chenegamios.com

Glassdoor - https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Chenega-MIOS-EI_IE369514.11,23.htm

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/1472684/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/chenegamios/

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Teleworking Permitted?

Yes

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