Scrum Master

Tysons Corner , Virginia
Dec 16, 2016
May 17, 2017
Full Time

PenFed is hiring a Scrum Master in Tyson’s Corner, VA. The primary responsibility for this person is to be a Scrum Master accountable for one or more medium risk projects while working with stakeholders to establish deadlines, track responsibilities, and monitor and summarize project progress.  This position will build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. 

Essential Functions

    Responsible for leading the scrum process with by facilitating Agile ceremonies and best practice, providing leadership to project teams. Provide project management leadership by defining and managing action items, identifying and mitigating issues and risks, defining scope, and identifying tasks necessary to complete assigned work. Arrange, facilitate and schedule meetings, demos and decision-making processes to make inspections and ensure that the proper adaptation process is in use. Lead/direct team resources responsible for executing specific tasks. Create and execute project communications, delivery via status reports and other deliverables necessary to inform and align stakeholders and project team members verbally and in writing. Monitor project schedule, performance, quality, and budget using appropriate tools and techniques. Lead estimation and planning activities in advance of project start for projects appropriate to level of experience and responsibility. Collaborate with the team to identify and implement actions to improve overall team performance and build a positive, self-motivating, team-oriented culture. Possess and convey knowledge of Agile scrum and project management methodologies to help grow capabilities throughout the organization.

Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.

    Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field required. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in project management within IT is required. Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Scrum Master within IT is required.

Supervisory Responsibility

    This position has no supervision responsibilities.

Licenses and Certifications

    Certified Scrum Master
Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.


Ability to travel to various worksites and be on-call is required.


Physical Demand


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to meet the following physical demands:

Physical Demand






























Bending, Stretching or Reaching










Talking on the phone, person-to-person & in group





Hearing on the phone, person-to-person & in group





Vision for near, mid-range, far, peripheral, depth and color





Use of computer





Use of telephone





Use of office equipment





Pushing/pulling/lifting/ carrying from 5 to 50 lbs.






About Us

Founded in 1935, and still growing, we began as the War Department Federal Credit Union.  Today, PenFed is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.5 million members and over $21 billion in assets.  We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as on military bases in Guam, Puerto Rico and Okinawa. 

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.


Equal Employment Opportunity

PenFed management will maintain and observe personnel policies which will not discriminate or permit harassment or retaliation against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and all statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment.

PenFed will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 703-838-1568.


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