Scrum Master

Suitland, MD
Defense – Information Technology /
Regular /
Requisition # 386
Job Title: Scrum Master
Location: 4251 Suitland Rd National Maritime Intelligence Center Suitland, MD 20020, USA Suitland, Maryland20020
Clearance Level: Active DoD - Top Secret SCI
Required Certification(s): 
·         Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
SUMMARY: Are you a SCRUM Master looking to make a difference in our Nation's Intelligence community? Agile Defense is looking for you!   Work with the stakeholders and client to help keep existing applications running while designing and modernizing the future state.
Lead a team of developers and integrators in the agile process. Keep the team and the product owner on track and organized.

·         Demonstrated experience in software development processes supporting the entire software lifecycle and the use of agile sprint methodologies
·         Familiarity with DevSecOps and cloud migration processes and experience leading delivery teams overseeing migration of large systems to the Cloud
·         Will work to provide introduction, adoption, and maturity of Agile methodologies and processes across customer initiatives.
·         Review project schedules with project managers; communicate overall status to Program Manager and other stakeholders
·         Will provide training, ongoing instruction, and leadership for Agile team(s)
·         Serve as a subject matter expert and coach on Agile values and practices
·         Facilitate team retrospectives to identify opportunities for improvement and provide recommendations
·         Promote a collaborative team environment
·         Promote an environment of continuous improvement
·         Identify metrics and goals for Agile adoption and maturity
·         Constantly coaching team members, guiding their understanding of and embodying agile principles and values.
·         Exhibit Lean-Agile leadership by exhibiting the behaviors of a Lean-Agile Leader with a Lean-Agile mindset.
·         Help the team embrace SAFe Core Values, adopt, and apply SAFe Principles, and implement SAFe practices.
·         Ability to track and remove impediments
·         Help team increase transparency of work in progress.
·         Transmits information between the team and stakeholders to ensure alignment
·         Assists team or individuals to clarify goals and actions to achieve them
·         Proficiency in estimation and planning
·         Effective communicator with the ability to maintain a cohesive team
·         Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development

Required Certifications
·         Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
Education, Background, and Years of Experience

Required Skills
·         Communication, Organization, Hustle
Preferred Skills

Environmental Conditions
·         Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support releases and outages. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
Strength Demands
·         Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Physical Requirements
·         Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; See