Scrum Master - Dev Team (SAFe)

Employer
DCS Corp
Location
Lexington Park, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 27, 2021
Closes
Jun 01, 2021
Ref
2820
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
DCS is seeking a Scrum Master to lead and coach Agile/SAFe teams, ensure processes are being followed, educate the team in agile methodologies and frameworks, and remove impediments to foster a high-performing team environment where high quality products are consistently delivered to the customer. This position can be conducted remotely.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible to facilitating daily scrum, sprint / iteration planning, sprint / iteration demo and retrospective meetings.

Coaches agile practices to the team - individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.

Shields the Agile Scrum team from outside distractions and interference.

Removes impediments to team progress.

Acts as the expert in estimation and planning for agile teams.

Supports and educates the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

Assesses the Scrum Maturity of the team, and coaches the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.

Builds a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or judgement, with an emphasis of cooperation and problem solving.

Guides the team and supporting organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to deliver outstanding products and business value to customers.

Leads by example in all aspects of Agile/Scrum practices and values.

Acts as a servant leader to the team.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of experience in the Scrum Master role.

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance within 6- 9 months of hire date.

Certified Scrum Master (or equivalent).

Ability to work with a geographically-distributed team.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) or other SAFe Certification(s).

Knowledge of and familiarity with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Atlassian suite, or other team management suite.

Knowledge and understanding of mission planning needs of military aviators is a plus.

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