Leidos is seeking for a Junior Scrum Master to oversee and guide scrum teams. Candidate will be joining an existing team which has already successfully delivered for our customers. The successful candidate will focus on connecting with the team, and co-operating to help the team focus on making achievable commitments and meeting them together. Our other Scrum Masters will work closely with this new team member and will collaborate to help coach the team together.
The scrum master's responsibilities include ensuring that development teams follow the scrum framework, scrum values, and agile practices, mentoring and motivating the teams to improve processes, facilitating ceremonies, meetings, and decision-making processes, and eliminating team impediments. To be successful as a scrum master, you should have a firm grasp of agile practices and the ability to effectively manage and mentor development teams. An outstanding scrum master should have excellent interpersonal, project management, and problem-solving skills.
Responsible for ensuring the team is making progress against its Program Increment commitments.
Protects the team from scope creep during execution of the PI.
Helps removes impediments for the team and raises larger issues to the Release Train Engineer.
Help other team members communicate, coordinate, and cooperate; support team in meeting their delivery goals.
Supports and enforces Scrum process and other rules.
Helps the team coordinate with other teams on the Agile Release Train (ART) and communicates status to management as needed.
Works with the Product Leadership Team to review and prioritize features.
Leads and facilitates SAFe ceremonies to include sprint planning, sprint review, demos, sprint retro, PI planning, etc.
Work with Agile Team Lead to develop User Stories to meet the Feature acceptance criteria.
Bachelor’s degree and less than 2 years of experience
Experience establishing goals and plans that meet project objectives.
Understanding of Scaled Agile Framework
Less than 2 years of experience as a scrum master or in a similar role
Working knowledge of agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks, such as Scrum or Kanban, to deliver solutions
Servant leadership and situational awareness
Excellent people and project management skills
Strong communication and presentation skills
Strong analytical, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills
SAFe Agile Certification
Certified Scrum Master
Leadership and management experience
Pay Range:Pay Range $50,700.00 - $78,000.00 - $105,300.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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