GDIT has an opportunity for a dynamic and collaborative candidate to join our team supporting the Administrative Office of the US Courts (AOUSC) Case Management Systems Office (CMSO) in Washington, DC. The CMSO has a mature AGILE practice. GDIT provides full software development lifecycle support for a variety of highly complex business critical systems, including COTS and customized solutions. Our support includes program and project management, business requirements analysis , solutions architecture, and software engineering.
Organize and facilitate SCRUM ceremonies: daily standups, Sprint Planning/Grooming, Sprint Reviews/Demos, and Retrospectives Maintain JIRA and other information radiators for the teams Mentor and coach team members on core Agile values, principles, practices, and processes Enable team to become self-organizing and self-managing to achieve its goals Work with the Product Management team to develop release plans and ensure product backlogs are well-groomed, prioritized and visible to all stakeholders Motivate teams to perform and ensure team members are collectively responsible for all aspects of the committed work (analysis, development, testing, documentation, etc.) Identify, address, and communicate project risks, dependencies, and team impediments Ensure the team’s “definition of done” is well defined on the story, sprint, and release levels Facilitate productivity through discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution Shield the team from external interferences Assist with internal and external communication, and improving transparency Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised with an emphasis on problem solving Assess the Scrum maturity of the team and coach the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team Coach a continuous improvement mindset and recommend adjustments to established delivery practices Participate in Scrum of Scrum meetings to ensure cross-team collaboration and coordination of release plans and integration of testing activities Establish and maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders, including customers
Required Qualifications and Competencies:
Bachelor’ degree plus 8 years’ experience First level Scrum Master certification (CSM and/or PMI-ACP) Experience managing projects following Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, and SAFe Experience managing multi-system projects and self-organized, cross-functional project teams in a matrixed environment Familiar with Agile values, principles, processes, and methods such as iterative and incremental development, continuous integration, test-driven development (TDD), unit testing, code refactoring, pair programming, and Scrum ceremonies Experience working with customers in gathering requirements, modeling use cases, writing user stories and documenting business processes Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be effective at communicating with both technical and non-technical audiences Moderate knowledge of the JIRA tracking tool Energetic, goal oriented, proactive, innovative, hardworking, and patient
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