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Job #: R-00084328
Location: Newport News, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for work-life balance?  Leidos offers generous leave and accommodating flex-time to help you juggle your personal and professional life. We are hiring a Scrum Master / Requirements Manager to join our team in Newport News, VA. This position will accommodate a flexible, 50% teleworking schedule. The chosen candidate will have to be on site occasionally throughout the week.

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

  • 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

  • Training support

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent and 4-8 years relevant experience.

  • 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 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Agile Scrum Master certification.

  • Experience with SAFe or SAFe certification.

  • Experience with Atlassian suite, specifically Jira and Confluence.

  • Conflict Management.

  • PMP Certification.

  • Working knowledge of the UNICORN application in AF DCGS operations.

  • Previous AF DCGS imagery analyst experience or equivalent.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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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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