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Scrum Master with Security Clearance

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Company: General Dynamics

Location: Chantilly, VA

Date Posted: August 5, 2014

Source: ClearanceJobs.com

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a provider of end-to-end Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions to help ensure our customers have the right information when they need it to act with confidence in their high stakes missions. As a business unit within General Dynamics Information Systems and Technology group, we are dedicated to solving our customer's tough problems and providing the expertise and technical innovation required to transform data into actionable intelligence.

From undersea sensors to border surveillance systems to space electronics, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems designs and develops high-performance solutions to gather and organize data from across the cyber, space, air, land and sea domains. This is your opportunity to join a company with more than 50 years proven experience helping our customers be mission ready.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.


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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a provider of end-to-end Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions to help ensure our customers have the right information when they need it to act with confidence in their high stakes missions. As a business unit within General Dynamics Information Systems and Technology group, we are dedicated to solving our customer's tough problems and providing the expertise and technical innovation required to transform data into actionable intelligence.

From undersea sensors to border surveillance systems to space electronics, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems designs and develops high-performance solutions to gather and organize data from across the cyber, space, air, land and sea domains. This is your opportunity to join a company with more than 50 years proven experience helping our customers be mission ready.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.


General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) has an immediate opening for a Scrum Master to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nations fundamental defense services. GDAIS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to build and further advance GDAIS software systems and applications. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Scrum Master will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.


Key Responsibilities
The Scrum Master needs to know what tasks have been completed, what tasks have started, any new tasks that have been discovered, and any estimates that may have changed. They are responsible for keeping up the burndown chart. The Scrum Master needs to raise awareness of dependencies and blocks that are impediments to the sprint. These issues need to be prioritized and tracked and remediation plan needs to be implemented for impediments in priority order. The Scrum Master will radiate information or ensure that a teams progress and successes are highly visible to all stakeholders, including the team itself and works to assist the Product Owner with various activities. These include communicating updates and impediments as well as assisting with backlog and release plan maintenance.

Conduct on-going project meetings
Create an environment of team spirit and excitement around what is being delivered
Proactively resolve conflict between people and if needed escalate appropriately
Responsible for time boxed (2-3 week) sprint planning and execution
Gather and disseminate project information on a regular basis, documenting team agreements, sprint plans, release plans, and retrospectives


Candidates must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems and the ability to further advance GDAIS technology.

The Scrum Master position requires a bachelors degree in a specialized area, field or the equivalent and at least two to five years of related work experience. Applicants with a masters degree and a minimum of zero to two years of related experience are also eligible.

TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required

The Scrum Master will support a development/engineering team working on application integration of COTS products and custom Identity and Access Management with a focus on Identity Management suite integration and thus should have a basic understanding of:
* Fundamentals of iterative development
* Agile/SCRUM Processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise
* Experience with agile projects in the federal space with development happening across multiple levels
* Fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
* The value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
* Incremental delivery and the value of metrics
* Backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
* Jira and Greenhopper
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