Scrum Master

Location
Springfield, Virginia
Posted
Jan 07, 2021
Closes
Feb 11, 2021
Ref
15958
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The Scrum Master is responsible for facilitating an Agile team to plan, develop, review, demo and finalize software or project releases through a series of sprints or iterations.

Responsibilities
  • Use Agile methodology, with expertise to plan, develop, review, and demo and final software or project releases through a series of sprints or iterations.
  • Each sprint iteration involves a single team that provides daily scrums and concentrated resources lasting approximately two weeks.
  • Provide sprint team velocity to the Program Manager and the government.
  • Initiate daily meetings as required to keep all work focused and document progress.
  • Develop features required for the release identified within each sprint.
  • Provide technology "spikes" to identify needed tools and approaches.
  • Identify detailed breakouts or "stories" needed to successfully complete the sprint.
  • Follow up with customers to ensure issue(s) are resolved.
  • Provide iterative reviews and demos to validate each part that makes up the feature, and provide continuous improvement feedback for each successive sprint.
  • Develop and maintain Sprint planning applications such as "Jira".
  • Document the sprint results using applications such as "Jira".
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years relevant experience OR
  • Associate degree and 10+ years relevant experience OR
  • 12+ years relevant experience
  • Experience with ServiceNow
  • Experience in the Intelligence Community
  • Scrum Master Experience
  • SAFe Agile Certification
  • TS/SCI clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
  • Ability to determine what is scrum and what is not
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Ability to work with and lead a team
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Be self-motivated and have the ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Have a friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Jira, Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Experience working in a home office setting
  • Ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone
  • Good phone skills, professional demeanor, and previous customer service experience strongly desired
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it
  • #Chenega Agile Real Time Solutions, LLC

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