At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Scrum Master, you will be responsible for developing and executing strategic portfolio management, coordination, and integrated schedule management for multiple stakeholder groups. A typical day will include:
Working in an Agile environment following Lean Agile methodologies
Managing requirements and creating user stories with input from the Technical Lead, team leads, and the customer as well as external teams
Contribute to the development and management of an Integrated Master Schedule that tracks key milestones, dependencies across numerous organizations, programs, and systems.
Working in conjunction with the team leads and customers to prioritize work for each sprint
Continuously assess how key stakeholders are performing against the planned schedule, report status/issues to executive management, and work with all parties to initiate corrective action to maintain schedule
Identify portfolio and program risks and develop/execute mitigation strategies to minimize impact to program schedule.
Drive Agile industry best practices across the portfolio to improve the velocity and quality of development teams to meet/exceed stakeholder needs.
Facilitating the Agile ceremonies, such as daily Scrum, planning, retrospectives, and reviews
Coaching a continuous improvement mindset and recommend adjustments to established delivery practices
Facilitating communication among the team
Provide backup support to the Configuration Manager with deployment planning and activities
Serve as Incident Manager during deployments
Keep user stories updated in the requirements tool and on the scrum board
Enter new user stories into the requirements tool
Work with team to groom the backlog in preparation of sprints
Run the daily scrums, sprint planning sessions and sprint review meetings
Create Agile Ceremonies slides
Manage the change management / SPOT reporting process
Update team documentation as needed
Schedule meetings, TEMS, and conference rooms as needed
WHAT YOU’LL NEED (REQUIRED SKILLS):
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Experience as a Scrum Master within an Enterprise Agile software development environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences
Experience using JIRA and Confluence
WHAT WOULD BE HELPFUL (DESIRED SKILLS):
Active Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Agile DevOps
Experience on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
Well versed in a variety of Agile approaches (SAFe, Scrum/LeSS, Kanban)
Experience leading enterprise-wide transformational change initiatives
Experience working with Senior Leadership within the Sponsor environment
Experience in intelligence operations and writing, reading, and coordinating cables
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
401K with company match
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Rewards program for high-performing employees
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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.
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.