Looking for work-life balance and a challenging career? Leidos offers generous leave and accommodating flex-time to help you juggle your personal and professional life. We are hiring a Scrum Master to join our team in Newport News, VA. A hybrid schedule of about 25% telework may be an option.
This position will require a candidate to hold an active Secret clearance.
At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.
The Scrum Master’s primary objective is to be a servant leader who assists and supports the team with self-organizing, self-managing, and goal achievement. To meet this primary objective the Scrum Master must support and enforce the agreed upon processes, procedures and/or rules established by the team. This role’s focus is on ensuring that communication is occurring within the team and with outside entities, which enables the appropriate level of coordination and cooperation to meet the team’s delivery goals. Along with supporting the team’s implementation of SCRUM, the Scrum Master should identify and eliminate impediments affecting the flow of delivery.
Primary Responsibilities--In This Role You Will:
Facilitate and lead iteration planning meetings and other team meetings as required
Ensure user stories, tasks, and non-functional requirements are accounted for on the sprint backlog
Attend Program Increment (PI ) planning meetings and other events as required
Attend Scrum of Scrums and other meetings for assigned projects
Collaborate with stakeholders to manage impediments, dependencies, and risks
Coordinate with stakeholders to perform continuous business, technical and mission requirements identification and just-in-time definition of requirements
Provide scrum coaching to the scrum team
Provide monthly project statuses, weekly updates, and data calls as requested to management and internal/external stakeholders
Offer training support
BA/BS degree or equivalent and 4-8 years relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Active DoD Secret security clearance.
2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master in Agile software development.
4+ years of experience within the software development field.
Strong organizational, communication and leadership skills.
Ability to compile and analyze data and write reports.
2+ years in building and maintaining schedules.
Ability to work well on a team and be willing to adjust to changing schedules driven by operational requirements.
Experience with SAFe or SAFe certification.
Experience with Atlassian suite, specifically Jira and Confluence.
Working knowledge of the UNICORN application in AF DCGS operations.
Previous AF DCGS imagery analyst experience or equivalent
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00
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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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