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Job #: R-00019118
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Requisition:

Scrum Master

Job Description:

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.  

Job Description

The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Scrum Master to assist with the scheduling, development and testing of the commercial GeoRover software product line. The GeoRover Software Program under the C2ISR division and ISR Products Portfolio is dedicated to the sale, development, and maintenance of the Leidos GeoRover® software brand.  GeoRover geospatial software are commercial products developed as flexible and efficient tools to aid in the production and analysis of GIS intelligence. GeoRover products enhance Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri®)-based technology, and mobile technology providing improved data management.

We are seeking a versatile candidate to support software systems engineering activities for the GeoRover® software program ( This is a full-time position located in Chantilly, VA.  The candidate will be expected to effectively communicate the Agile process, keep the development team on task and demonstrate timely results to stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage work streams leveraging Agile processes, and partner with clients, Product Owners, and project teams to ensure on-time, and on-budget, quality delivery
  • Oversee, create and maintain the development schedule
  • Report status of team assignments and progress
  • Utilize JIRA to capture tasks and report progress
  • Manage JIRA database to ensure correct non-redundant data and reporting functionality
  • Host and facilitate regular meetings such as: scrum, sprint demo, retrospective and design meetings 
  • Work alongside Product Owners to refine the product backlog and forecast sprint iterations
  • Coach individuals in Agile processes and tools
  • Assign development tasks, version allocations, and priorities
  • Track progress through backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, etc.
  • Drive continual improvement and innovation in the platform and application development process
  • Provide technical interpretation, assignment, and prioritization of all issues
  • Support complete and accurate technical system documentation and specifications across the project lifecycles
  • Provide technical knowledge in support of customer and partner communications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related discipline or equivalent experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • 4-8 years of experience leading Agile development teams with demonstrated Scrum Master roles
  • Scrum Master certification (e.g. CSM, PSM, and SSM)
  • Experience implementing best development practices and standards, and mentoring/teaching junior practitioners
  • Experience supporting the entire life cycle and facilitate software product releases
  • Ability to think independently and contribute to the overall effort without much direction
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently to develop creative solutions
  • Ability to work well within a small team environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with commercial software product development
  • SAFe certification(s)
  • Expertise in transforming and building end-to-end environments using DevOps to integrate, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and operate multiple systems
  • Experience with GIS and within the Esri Product Suite, including ArcMap Desktop, ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Extensive experience leading teams in an Agile environment, identifying and converting requirements into user stories and acceptance criteria, and effectively communicating between project teams, Product Owners, and stakeholders
  • Comfortable working across business and IT domains, and possess the ability to shift between technical analysis and business value discussions
  • Willingness to keep program abreast of trends in the GIS, software development, defense/ intelligence industries, and competing products and vendors
  • Mid-level experience in the following:
  • Software development tools: JIRA, Confluence, FishEye/Crucible, Jenkins, ReSharper, VMware, Visual Studio
  • Languages/frameworks: C#, C++, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), .NET 3.5+, Android mobile development
  • Source control tools: GIT, Subversion, or Perforce
  • Domain knowledge of DOD customers and priorities


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Software Engineering




Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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