Systems Engineer- Scrum Master- Polygraph

Herndon, Virginia
Mar 31, 2017
Apr 30, 2017
Full Time

Functions as ScrumMaster for a diverse development team of Software Engineers, Developers, Systems Engineers, and Testers.
1. Serves as a top level technical or functional expert supporting one or more clients and unlimited user groups.
2. Performs highly specialized technical tasks associated with cutting-edge technologies.
3. Works with user groups to solve business problems with available technology including hardware, software, databases, and peripherals.
4. Applies expert functional knowledge and experience to significant business projects or processes.
5. May perform business development activities, including providing technical input to proposal efforts.
6. Provides guidance and training to less experienced staff.
7. May serve as a technical task or project leader.
8. May have supervisory responsi bilities.
9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant developments in area of expertise.
10. Participates in special projects as required.

Additional Job Functions:
* Conducts and leads the daily standup for the development team.
* Prioritizes requirements and user stories with input from the Project Manager, Technical Lead, Development Lead, and the customer.
* Ensures the Project Manager stays informed of development status.
* Raises any issues or impediments to development progress and escalates them to the Project Manager and/or Technical Lead, along with recommendations for resolution.
* Conducts and leads the Sprint review in conjunction with the customer and team, and coordinates demonstrations of delivered functionality.
* Conducts and leads Sprint retrospectives, and helps identify and implement new ideas for improvements in team performance.
* Conducts outreach and coordination with project stakeholders, and acts as liaison between stakeholders, Government and Contractor Management, and the team.
* Monitors status of data feeds and production systems and alerts management of any issues to enable proper response.
* Documents processes and helps maintain team wikis and/or online documentation.

Masters Degree in a related discipline.



Required skills/experience:
1. Experience working as a ScrumMaster in an Agile environment
2. Experience supporting a custom applications development team

Desired skills/experience:
1. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) a plus