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Agile Scrum Master

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Job ID: 2214422
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Sys Integration
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC’s National Intelligence Community (NIC) business unit, USG Mission and Information Technology division provides solutions and services supporting digital modernization programs in areas such as data science and analytics, cloud computing, cyber security, AI/ML, software/application development, SecDevOps, network operations, and secure communications.

SAIC seeks an Agile Scrum Master who will guide and coach the Scrum team in utilizing Agile methodology and scrum practices to deliver high quality products and services to customers. As an Agile Scrum Master, you will also maintain close working relationships with product owners, scrum teams, and other stakeholders, such as product end users. The Scrum Master will identify any organizational roadblocks that limit team productivity and quality and provide feedback to improve, innovate, and successfully deliver products.

  • Remove obstacles to project team efficiency and effectiveness; reaching out to the larger organizational network for impediment removal; ensuring cross-team coordination.

  • Track and produce key metrics (e.g., burn-down, burnup, cumulative flow, velocity, etc.) to monitor progress

  • Facilitate Daily Stand-up, Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo.

  • Manage product releases and dependencies between teams and third parties or between assigned teams and other Scrum teams.

  • Liaising between developers and project stakeholders; fostering quality communication between engineering disciplines.

  • Gather requirements information from users and develop specifications, gather, define and coordinate testing requirements.

  • Develop and document Use Cases or User Stories and User Interface Storyboarding using Agile development methodologies.

  • Participate in development phases with emphasis on the analysis/design, documentation, testing, and integration phases.

  • Ensure proper implementation of program and system specifications

  • Support development of product roadmaps and strengthening the presence of the team as an Agile center of excellence.

Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM-related discipline
  • Fifteen years of related IT experience, to include experience in one or more of the following scrum activities:
    • Lead working sessions, to include Scrum of Scrum, with product owners to review and determine requirements, scope, and schedule
    • Develop Sprint Progress Reports
    • Support the development of Epics, Features and Users Stories with acceptance criteri
    • Experience in driving Agile maturity models, MVI’s, and tools such as JIRA and MS-Project

Desired Skills:

  • Utilizing AWS or other cloud technologies
  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative ideas
  • Knowledge of the Sponsor’s Project Management Framework (PMF)
  • Scrum Certifications: Lean Agile Institute Certified Scrum Master (LAI-SM), SAFe Scrum Master, and/or SAFe Advanced Scrum Master certification
  • Experience on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
  • Well versed in a variety of Agile approaches (Lean, SAFe, Scrum, Kanban)
  • Knowledge of development environments, platforms, and technologies including Java, NiFi, data engineering and cloud technology
  • Experience with software DevSecOps/DevOps pipeline processes and tools

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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