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Leidos

Scrum Master (SME) ( R-00074290 )

Defense

All

Yearly

No

Reston, Virginia, United States

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Scrum Master for a technical development program supporting the Sponsor’s Entitlement Programs as well as IdAM /ICAM, Authentication, Authorization, Attributes and Digital Policy Management. Leidos is looking for a Scrum Master to join a high performing agile team using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to support a nationally significant and fast-paced program. This position is located in the Reston, VA area and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph in order to be considered.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for technical planning and oversight of self-organizing team(s) to ensure the team is making progress against Program Increment commitments
  • Protects the team from scope creep during execution of the PI
  • Removes impediments and evaluates solutions with the Release Train Engineer in implementing solutions
  • Supports and enforces Scrum process and other rules
  • Mentor and coaches technical staff in order to meet mission
  • Provides functional analysis and timeline analysis to ensures that the team has a clear understanding of Definition of Done and how to meet it
  • Coordinates with other leads on the Agile Release Train (ART) and communicates status to management
  • Works with the Product Owner(s) to review and prioritize features
  • Works with the teams to resolve problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program.
  • Leads and facilitates SAFe ceremonies to include sprint planning, sprint review, demos, sprint retro, and PI planning
  • Works with Product Owner(s) to develop User Stories to meet the Feature acceptance criteria
  • Maintains and generates information radiators for the teams
  • Collects and shares team metrics with the team, determines when new metrics are needed, and develops improvements in metrics
  • Coaches teams on agile and scrum principles with a goal of continuous improvement
  • Observes team dynamics, recognizes strengths and weaknesses of individual team member's contributions, and coaches the team as a whole driving improvements in productivity
  • Creates a fun sharing and learning environment, experimenting with various ideas to improve delivery including pair-programming and cross-functional training
  • Promotes teamwork to achieve sprint goals
  • As a subject matter expert will lead teams towards agile maturity

Mandatory Skills:

  • Requires Masters with 15 – 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 – 16 years of prior relevant experience. Additional experience may be substituted for a Degree.
  • Experience in working as a Scrum Master or Team Lead for a software development or similar technical team
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) or similar agile project management certification (PMI-ACP)
  • Experience using agile project management tools (e.g. Jira, VersionOne, Rallye, IBM RTC)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, and time management skills are a must
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, across diverse systems and groups

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