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BAE Systems

Systems Engineer - Senior Scrum Master



Full Time

On Site


Herndon, Virginia, United States

Job Description

How would you like to be part of an integrated, high performing team that contributes to the safety and security of our nation every day? At BAE Systems, you will have the opportunity to work with dedicated and skilled engineers and our customers to develop innovative, cutting-edge applications that the DoD relies upon every day to fulfill its mission requirements to support our warfighters and protect our interests at home and abroad. With our robust offering of educational and career development opportunities, your chances to grow are limitless.

BAE Systems is seeking a self-motivated and experienced candidate to perform a key role as a Senior Scrum Master on an agile software development program with an important national security mission.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • The SCRUM Master must represent the team at SAFe events within the Agile Release Train (ART) such as, but not limited to, Sprint Reviews and weekly Scrum of Scrum calls.
  • Ensuring that all team members are respecting the defined agile processes and providing coaching to the other members of the contract.
  • Tracking and managing the velocity of the team throughout the sprint and helping remove blockers that they might encounter.
  • Preparing for and conducting sprint and release planning events and retrospectives
  • Collecting and analyzing metrics to identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Identifying and calling out blockers to external program management in advance of when they become a problem causing delay of feature deliverables.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Systems or Software Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science, Management Information Systems or a related field
  • 10 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Product Owner experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Must have working knowledge of the software development process being employed by the team and be able to talk through the development steps the team is using as their approach to the problem
  • Understanding of JIRA and the roles that it plays in the SAFe process
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Must currently possess a Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain SCI
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • SAFe 5 Certification or Advanced Scrum Master Certification
  • Ability to communicate with team and customers
  • Experience with Jira/Confluence tools
  • Experience with using Microsoft suite
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.