Agile Scrum Master

Contact Government Services, LLC
 Washington, DC

As an Agile Scrum Master for CGS you will work in various agile frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, and support client vision to move towards SAFe framework. You will coach and advise teams as well as leadership on desired Scrum processes, procedures, values, and interactions; making note of ways to continuously improve. Candidate should have a firm grasp of agile practices and the ability to effectively manage and mentor development teams.

Job Duties

  • Enable teams to become self-organizing, cross-functional, and accountable while; assisting them to achieve their Sprint plan by facilitating Scrum/Kanban/SAFe events, removing impediments, and resolving issues outside of the team's control
  • Lead the planning and execution of development and delivery of efforts for one or more products to a high standard
  • Execute and follow the Agile transformation strategies laid out by the Agile Transformation Coach
  • Manage and assist with requirements gathering, design, development, and implementation of the Cúram/Java web-based software application on n-tier infrastructure
  • Play a key role in resolving business and team conflicts with active involvement in technical matters, finding gaps and ensuring users involvement in business decisions and description of the business flow

Education/Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of experience understanding and implementing Agile values, principles, and practices (i.e., Kanban, Scrum)
  • 7+ years of hands on experience with tools like MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • 7+ years of experience working with stakeholders for backlog item prioritization, grooming, and understanding of epic/stories/tasks
  • 7+ experience with JIRA to create/enhance dashboards, monitor progress of sprint/work flow, and provide statuses in timely manner
  • 7+ years of experience using risk and business impact analysis and reporting skills
  • Certified Scrum Master or Kanban certification Required
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices
  • 2+ years of Experience with JIRA Align and Portfolio Planning

Some Benefits of the Position Include

  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible Spending Account (Health, Dependent Care, and Commuter)
  • Paid Time Off and Observance of State/Federal Holidays

This is a job post for a position with CGS. We are a small business driven by providing our clients the most exceptional service in the sector. In order to give our clients, the best service we need to have the right team of motivated individuals to provide that service to them.

Our staff core values are as follows:

Honesty through hard work and self-awareness, professionalism in all we do, and to deliver the best quality to our consumers mending those relations for years to come.

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