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BAE Systems

Systems Engineer Scrum Master

Defense

All

Full Time

On Site

No

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 Scrum Master on an agile software development program with an important national security mission.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of Agile processes, manage and execute backlog refining sessions for sprint teams, and provide recommendations based on metrics evaluated.
  • Work with the Product Owners for backlog grooming including prioritization. Ensure prioritization of features/capabilities with the customer to ensure higher priority items are identified and implemented first.
  • Serve the Product Owners/Client and Scrum Teams by guiding the team on how to use the agile processes. Develop and maintain relationships with internal/external customers.
  • Provide leadership to ensure the scrum team attains the most value from a self-organized team.
  • Take responsibility for managing impediments including resolving impediments, providing guidance for removing impediments, and escalating impediments to ensure quick resolution.
  • Facilitation of technical discussions, decision making, impediment resolution and conflict resolution.
  • Ensure transparency from Product Owner to scrum team by facilitating internal and external communication.
  • Perform continual assessment of the maturity of the scrum team and providing coaching and insight in support of greater maturity.
  • Commitment to continuous process improvement including active facilitation of reviews and retrospectives and incorporation of lessons learned for future sprints.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field) or equivalent
  • 7 or more years of related (software development life cycle) experience
  • Knowledge and experience in Agile, specifically Scrum and Kanban
  • Knowledge and experience with the Department of Defense project life cycle
  • Knowledge with using Jira and Confluence
  • Must possess a working knowledge and/or certification in SAFe methodology.
  • Must currently possess an active Top Secret/SCI clearance
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification
  • Passion for managing and exceeding customer expectations
  • Experience working with military personnel
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
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.