Full Job Description
Work with a development team as a Scrum Master to facilitate Agile best practices and mentor new team members on Agile processes. Facilitate daily standups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and sprint retrospectives. Support the management team in communicating with clients and stakeholders to manage expectations. Collect and write detailed user stories and work with the team and client to identify associated tasks and acceptance criteria. Analyze business processes and work with the project team to implement and improve processes. Assist with the maintenance of a product backlog, support QA and requirement validation, meet with various stakeholders to discuss needs, and provide suggestions during stakeholder interviews and requirements gathering. Work day-to-day with agile teams on-the-ground to facilitate their delivery, remove impediments, and help them hold one another accountable to each other and their commitments. Work with teams to track and report detailed metrics to provide status, demonstrate progress, and identify potential areas of risk that must be escalated to senior management.
5+ years of experience with gathering and documenting technical and business requirements
3+ years of experience as the Scrum Master of a development team
Experience in leading client delivery engagements and working with senior-level client management
Experience with teaching technical teams the basic Agile framework concepts, including Epic and User Story creation, and Scrum, Kanban
Ability to obtain a security clearance
BA or BS degree
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification or equivalent
Knowledge of the project management framework
Knowledge of IRS agency and IT infrastructures
Knowledge of Rational Tools Suite, including CLM, RTC, and DNG
Possession of excellent problem-solving skills to provide technical assistance to IT development teams
Possession of excellent interpersonal skills to successfully interact with clients, engineers, and managers
Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
MA or MS degree preferred
SAFe Training, SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) Certification preferred
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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