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SCRUM Master

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD · Information Technology
SCRUM Master Position Description



Date Available:  11/18/2021
# openings:  1
Location:  USA – Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

S2Technologies is currently sourcing for qualified candidates to join our team. We are currently looking for candidates having training and experience performing as a SCRUM Master.  The SCRUM Master will be responsible for leading project planning efforts for developers using AGILE / SCRUM processes and methodology.  Must be an accomplished problem solver with strong analytical skills who is creative, resourceful and able to work both independently and as part of a team in support of planned and ongoing projects.  The qualified candidate shall perform the following tasks:

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience:
  • Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Help the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization
  • Help the Scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework.
  • Support implementation of DevSecOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) best practices.
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Maintain project backlogs and prioritizations to include new/revised requirements and bug reports.
  • Plan and communicate project deliverables for the customer and the team by using schedules, charts, reports and sprint summations.
  • Support solicitation of input and feedback from stakeholders and users after software releases.
  • Take initiative and act as a leader to foster collaboration and communication between team members on technical issues, process improvements, and in addressing issues and risks.
  • Provide leadership in identifying methods to streamline and adopt new methodologies.
  • Oversee implementation of DevSecOps practices and processes in collaboration with other teams.
  • Intermediate level skills in Microsoft office software suite-Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
  • At least 3 years of experience as a scrum master on a scrum team
  • Ability to analyze and think quickly to resolve conflict
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Ability to work with and lead a team
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Experience with Agile and DevSecOps software development lifecycle processes
  • Program/Project Management experience
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong facilitation, planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to interface with others at all levels of leadership
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or related STEM field.

Certifications:
Security Clearance:
  • Active Secret Clearance. Candidates must have or be able to obtain and keep a Secret Clearance.

Other Position requirements:
  • Scrum industry certifications
  • Experience with GitLab
S2Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
 
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