Scrum Master

5 days left

Location
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Posted
May 16, 2017
Closes
Jun 03, 2017
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
The Scrum Master will be over multiple teams and be responsible for:

 

• Employing best practices for agile methodology utilizing both the Scrum and Kanban framework, while operating within the department’s overall SDLC Framework

• Working collaboratively with Project Leader and the program manager to give input around and support the strategic direction of the initiative as a whole

• Supporting project team members throughout lifecycle of project. Ensure impediments are resolved quickly and escalate issues to Project Lead.

• Facilitating the delegation of tasks and responsibilities among team members utilizing VersionOne.

• Engaging business/product owners in the creation of user stories and requirements. Refine user stories for development consumption, and maintain an accurate backlog

• Acting as the Facilitator for sprint planning, daily standups, sprint demos and refactoring/reflection sessions

• Communicating project status via Agile Reporting Guidelines to all internal stakeholders and continuously refine/improve metrics by working with the team; Escalate issues that require executive attention

• Other duties as assigned

Education Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline is required.

Qualifications 5-8 years of related experience.

 

• Proven experience as a scrum master on several successful software development projects involving multiple developers.

• Clear understanding of agile software development methodologies and key best practices

• Strong analytical, problem solving and planning skills.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

• Team player who is flexible, delivery-oriented.

• Enthusiastic, can-do attitude with the drive to continually learn and improve.

• Scrum Master certification.

 

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.