Scrum Master

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ130168

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

Act as an enabler for the effective functioning of a software development team using Agile Methodology. Is also a custodian for the Agile process and ensures all scrum processes are used as intended. Protects the team, removes barriers to successful implementation, and keeps them focused on the task at hand. Helps the Product Owner maximize productivity. Maintain the backlog and release plans, publish reports to ensure the product owner is updated about the team's progress. Must possess excellent customer management skills. Responsibilities include:

  • Keep user stories updated in the requirements tool and on the scrum board.
  • Enter new user stories into the requirements tool.
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization
  • Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework
  • Work with team to groom the backlog in preparation of sprints.
  • Run the daily scrums, sprint planning sessions and sprint review meetings.
  • Update team documentation as needed.
  • Assist Project Manager with creating briefings.
  • Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Helping the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Resolve conflicts and issues that occur
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in related field
  • 15 years of experience
  • SAFe(Scale Agile Framework)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences.


  • Active Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Lean Agile Institute Certified Scrum Master (LAI-SM), SAFe Scrum Master, and/or SAFe Advanced Scrum Master certification.

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.