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Job #: R-00069774
Location: Farnborough, HAM
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you ready to make an impact?

The Scrum Master will be joining a team of highly skilled and highly motivated individuals who are working on one of the UKs leading programme.  As a result of some exciting programme wins, we currently have a permanent vacancy for a Scrum Master to support the discovery, design, configuration, and implementation of our solution.

Description of Business Environment:

Leidos is a large, multi-national corporation specializing in the management of complex technology programmes.  This role fits within the Defence business in the UK. Working in the Land, Air and Maritime domains, this role is expected to predominantly support our on delivery programmes.

Leidos is a large, multi-national corporation specializing in the management of complex technology programmes. 

Specific Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Scrum Master to work alongside the Senior Programme Manager for our Government client.  Supporting a multi-functional team and to manage the scheduling of project delivery, change and new business.  This position is a full time, permanent role and applicants must have SC clearance and be willing to undergo DV.

Responsibility for Scrum Master:

·        Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices

·        Helping the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction

·        Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization

·        Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments

·        Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework

·        Resolve conflicts and issues that occur

·        Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity

·        Support the product owner and provide education where needed

Required Skills:

·        Prior experience leading a scrum team for at least two year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

·        Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict

·        Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum

·        Ability to determine what is scrum and what is not

·        Experience with successful Agile techniques

·        Ability to work with and lead a team

·        Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills

·        Ability to adapt to a changing environment

·        Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction

Desired Skills:

·        Prior experience leading a scrum team for at least two year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

·        Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.

·        Awareness and experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing.

·        Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team.

·        The experience in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: various Burndown technologies, many Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).

·        Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

Clearance Required:

·        Clearance to Start DV

·        Clearance for Role DV

Salary Range

·        £45,000 - £55,000 p/a, with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment

What do we do for you?

At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.

We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:

·        Contributory Pension Scheme

·        Private Medical Insurance

·        33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)

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Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers, and cycle to work scheme

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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