Scrum Master

Employer
AboutWeb
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Sep 03, 2018
Closes
Sep 26, 2018
Ref
18-00274
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job ID: 18-00274
AboutWeb is currently seeking a Scrum Master a project with one of our Federal clients. The position is based in our Reston, VA office.

In the Scrum Master role, you'll serve as the leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and helping the team reach its goal. The SM will drive the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc) focused on predictable, quality delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team. The SM will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team. The SM will analyze or modify procedures to solve complex problems while considering computer equipment capability and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results, including analyzing business and user needs, documenting requirements, and translating them into proper system requirement specifications. Guide and advise junior business systems analysts. Work at the highest level of most phases of systems analysis while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience as a business analyst working directly in an Agile team environment
  • 3+ years of experience in a Scrum Master role, including working with clients or teams directly toadopt Agile delivery techniques
  • Experience with facilitating backlog grooming sessions and the development of personas, epics, and user stories
  • Experience facilitating sprint activities, including planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews and retrospective meetings
  • BA or BS degree
  • One or more of the following certifications: CSM, ICAgile, PMI-ACP, or SAFe Agilist
Additional Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of multiple Agile frameworks, including Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
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