Scrum Master/Release Manager

Employer
Dev Technology Group
Location
Woodbridge, VA
Posted
Jan 11, 2022
Closes
Jan 18, 2022
Ref
316257907
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Dev Technology is a growing IT company with an employee-centric culture that works on mission-critical projects for the federal government. We partner with our federal customers to deliver technology services and solutions, and to drive our client's missions forward through innovation. We use Agile and DevSecOps principles to provide services including application development, biometrics and identity management, cloud and infrastructure optimization, IT and legacy modernization, and data management.As a Washington Post Top Workplace award winner for the past eight years, the Top Workplaces USA in 2021, and a recipient of the Companies As Responsive Employers (CARE) Award two years in a row, Dev Technology employees enjoy:Generous and flexible time off policy Flexible work schedules and telework options, including remote work availability for eligible projects Career development opportunities including a mentorship program, technical and management training through Dev University, hands-on learning through DevLab, tuition reimbursement, and paid training opportunities Industry-leading benefits including a choice of two health plans that include dental and vision, flexible spending account, commuter benefits, life insurance, and more 401K matching with immediate vesting and end of year profit sharing Regular team and company social events including our annual party, happy hours, fitness challenges, and more A focus on community engagement including companywide support activities, employer match for donations, and time off for volunteer efforts To learn more about working at Dev Technology visit, Learn About A Day At Dev TechnologyScrum Master/Release Manager, #340Clearance: DoD Secret RequiredWhat You'll Be Doing:Ensuring everyone on the team understands the project's goals and scopeHelping the product owner maintain the product backlogFacilitating scrum events (daily standups, other meetings) as needed.Coaching the development team in self-organizationHelping to remove obstacles to the developers' progressManage risk and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and qualityMeasure and monitor progress of developmentCommunicate all key project plans, commitments, and changesManage relationships and coordinate work between different teamsConduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviewsWeekly Release ReportingMaintain the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendorsContinually work towards making improvements in the release processLead meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocksMaintain a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification listsRequired Education, Experience and Skills:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field5+ years of previous release and/or project management experiencePMI/PMP certification desiredUnderstanding of project management practicesAdvanced knowledge of software development lifecycleDemonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completionDemonstrated effective leadership and analytical skillsAdvanced written and verbal communication skills are a must

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