Sr. Systems Engineer/ScrumMaster - Polygraph

Virginia, Herndon, USA
May 03, 2017
Jun 07, 2017
General Dynamics
Full Time

Functions as a Systems Engineer and ScrumMaster for a software development and ETL team.

  • Works in an agile environment and is able to follow Lean and SAFe Agile Methodology.
  • Manages requirements and creates user stories with input from the Project Manager, Technical Lead, Development Lead, and the customer as well as other teams within the contract.
  • Works in conjunction with the Project Manager, team leads, and customer to prioritize work for each sprint
  • Ensures the Project Manager stays informed of the status of the many ongoing activities and coordinates with teams to get the information needed.
  • Raises any issues or impediments to development progress and escalates them to the Project Manager and/or Technical Lead, along with recommendations for resolution.
  • Provides metrics on the current systems and the status of ongoing development metrics.
  • Conducts outreach and coordination with stakeholders, and acts as liaison between stakeholders, Government and Contractor Management, and the team.
  • Monitors status of team and helps where necessary.

  • Tasks

  • Keeps user stories updated in the requirements tool and on the scrum board
  • Enters new user stories into the requirements tool
  • Works with team to groom the backlog in preparation of sprints
  • Provides dataset management of the backlog to include: tracking status, priorities, metrics
  • Runs the daily scrums, sprint planning sessions and sprint review meetings
  • Creates sprint review slides
  • Manages the change management / SPOT reporting process
  • Creates the weekly report
  • Requests system accesses for team members
  • Updates documentation and wiki
  • Schedules meetings, TEMS, and conference rooms
  • Attends meetings and takes meeting minutes
  • Assists Project Manager with creating briefings

  • 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

    2. Masters Degree preferred.

  • ScrumMaster Experience (Required)
  • Experience working on an Enterprise Agile software development team (Required)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Required)
  • Experience with ETL or dataset code development teams (Desired)
  • Project Management Professional certification (Desired)

  • 10-15 years of related systems engineering experience.