Software Development Scrum Master

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Software Engineering
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

REQ#: RQ119244

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

The Sr. Software Engineer provides the following support:

  • Acts as a servant-leader for an Agile software team utilizing the Scrum framework.
  • Acts as a leadership resource, providing guidance to the Scrum Team on Agile practices.
  • Facilitates Scrum ceremonies as-needed to ensure the Scrum team gains maximum value while remaining within the time-box.
  • Utilizes knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies to facilitate team growth and promote a culture of self-management.
  • Supports and educates the Product Owner / Business Analyst on items such as product backlog maintenance and backlog refinement/grooming.
  • Analyzes business and technical processes, suggesting potential changes to help drive continuous improvement.
  • Promotes transparency by modeling strong communication both internally and externally.
  • Prepares Agile metrics to be presented both internally and externally on an as-required basis.
  • Utilizes work-tracking software such as Team Foundation Server (TFS), Azure DevOps (ADO), or JIRA to assist in team workflow planning and provide project level reporting to assist in delivery of contract reporting requirements.
  • Contributes to the advancement of Agile methodologies within the organization.

The successful candidate will have the following traits:

  • Is a leader, comfortable coordinating and diverse teams of individuals.
  • Is highly-organized, able to maintain structure and efficiency even in chaotic environments.
  • Is a strong-communicator, able to connect with a diverse team of individuals and to explain detailed concepts in a clear, understandable manner.
  • Is technically-inclined, able to gain proficiency with disparate business applications quickly.
  • Is adaptable, able to recognize unique barriers to the implementation of Agile methodologies in the DoD workspace, and clear them.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, or equivalent and 3 years of related work experience.
  • Security Clearance – Secret (active within the past two calendar years)
  • Experience as a Scrum Master implementing Agile Software Development Methodology, and one or more frameworks (such as SCRUM or KANBAN) or a base level Scrum certification such as the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master I (PSM-I).
  • Knowledge of traditional Project Management values and practices.
  • Experience implementing Agile methodologies in the DoD or Federal landscape.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.