Senior Business Analyst / Scrum Master

Arlington, VA, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Full Time
Senior Business Analyst / Scrum Master
Job Profile:
Program/Project Operations P5

JR Type:
Job Category:
Project and Program Management
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Percentage of Travel Required:
Up to 10%
Type of Travel:
Continental US
Program/Opportunity Name:
Program | ISDPMS
Referral Bonus Plan:

Job Description:

CACI is seeking an experienced Senior Business Analyst & Scrum Master with strong Agile Scrum delivery skills and project management/facilitation experience to work on a challenging program supporting the Department of State in Arlington, VA. You will work with talented colleagues at the Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS), the law-enforcement arm of the State Department, and play an integral role in providing a broad range of systems and software technologies that protect U.S. diplomatic missions and their personnel. The program emphasizes innovation, and CACI seeks individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex technical and procedural problems. We are seeking candidates who are adaptable, effective communicators, and able to work constructively within a technically diverse team. You must be comfortable briefing executive leadership and be ready to develop great working relationships with product owners, scrum team, and stakeholders.

What You'll Get to Do:
Senior Business Analyst & Scrum Master for a team that supports the agile development of a custom application for DS. Responsible for weekly and/or daily meetings with the Product Owner(s), government leadership and development team to discuss ongoing software development modifications to achieve customer satisfaction goals. Additionally, you will:
  • Lead team product implementation or capability changes effectively. Provide the capability for stakeholders to routinely obtain status of open and closed User Stories (requirements).
  • Create and update individual product backlogs resulting from an Agile development approach.
  • As a Scrum Master, facilitate the development, standardization, and implementation of Agile software development processes. Primary resource responsible for gathering and creating documented requirements using Jira and Confluence.
  • Lead all Agile sprint ceremonies, to include sprint planning, product backlog refinement, sprint review, and retrospective. Primary liaison with Product Owners when clarity is required concerning user stories and user acceptance criteria.
  • Lead the Scrum team in using Agile methodology and Scrum practices to manage scope and timelines by reinforcing MVP.
  • Support the Product Owner and provide Agile coaching and education where needed. Coordinate and manage backlog, sprints, metrics, retrospective meetings, and daily stand-ups. Support the Product Owner and provide user application training where needed.
  • Facilitate recommendations regarding software development releases and requirements for customer consideration and approval.
  • Review deliverables for quality. Coordinate with external offices (e.g., CA, IRM, ENM, IA). Submit Information Technology Review Board (ITRB)/Information Technology Change Control Board (ITCCB) Change Requests (CRs). Ensure all project management CTO processes are followed.
  • Provide project management documentation, to include Process Tailoring Review Forms (PTRFs), Project Plan, meeting minutes, project schedules, risk register updates, and Weekly Activity Reports and Agile artifacts and documentation. "Tie Breaker" for team decisions.
  • Coordinate Assessment & Authorization activities. Lead facilitator for Government and customer client for development recommendations and project path forward. Create and maintain a 3-year roadmap describing the planned evolution of the platform.

Required Qualifications:
  • 10+ years' experience leading and managing incremental software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach with successful product delivery
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Certified Scrum Master/Scrum Practitioner with experience with Scrum teams and use of continuous integration tools and techniques in test-driven development
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Project, JIRA, Confluence or similar project management tools
  • Strong software development background
  • Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management
  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self-starter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Work experience with the Department of State

What we can offer you:

At CACI, our philosophy of employee development and advancement rests on a cultural foundation of providing unlimited and equal opportunity for growth, recognition, and rewards. We provide the environment, support and responsive, available management to nurture and stretch your abilities. We also offer a career mobility program to make it easy to build a dynamic career at CACI and offer flexible work schedule arrangements to support work/life balance.
  • CACI has been named one of Fortune magazine's World's Most Admired Companies for 2022
  • CACI also has more than 20 Communities of Practice to share and gain skills and knowledge regarding various technologies and topics including SAP, Salesforce, Agile Development, and many more. The associated Learning Academies provide training and certifications to gain additional skills and build your brand. We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities
  • With over 25,000 employees worldwide, CACI has been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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