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. This position is located in Newport News, VA.
Due to current COVID-19 safer-at-home directives, this opportunity does have the option for temporary telework until the work/travel restrictions have been lifted. Once cleared to return to work on site, in-person reporting to work on location in Newport News, VA will be required.
Facilitates and leads iteration planning meetings and other team meetings as required
Ensures user stories, tasks, and non-functional requirements are accounted for on the sprint backlog
Attends Program Increment (PI ) planning meetings and other events as required
Attends Scrum of Scrums and other meetings for assigned projects
Works with stakeholders to manage impediments, dependencies, and risks
Coordinates with stakeholders to perform continuous business, technical and mission requirements identification and just-in-time definition of requirements
Provides scrum coaching to the scrum team
Provides monthly project statuses, weekly updates, and data calls as requested to management and internal/external stakeholders
BA/BS degree or equivalent and 4-8 years relevant experienc
2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master in Agile software development
4+ years of experience within the software development field
Strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills
Strong leadership skills
Strong writing 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.
Ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance
Agile Scrum Master certification
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
Active TS/SCI security clearance
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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