Scrum Master / Technical Delivery Manager

Clearance Level
None
Category
Scrum
Location
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ46615

Travel Required: None

GDIT has an opportunity for a dynamic and collaborative Scrum Master / Technical Delivery Manager to join our team supporting the DARRTS Program in Rockville, MD. This program 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and facilitate SCRUM ceremonies: daily standups, Sprint Planning/Grooming, Sprint Reviews/Demos, and Retrospectives
  • Participate and lead customer-facing communication, managing and reporting on Sprint progress; capturing burn down, velocity and story points
  • 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
  • Ensure the team’s “definition of done” is well defined on the story, sprint, and release levels
  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • 5+ years’ of Agile experience
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM and/or PMI-ACP)
  • Experience managing projects following Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, or 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/or Scrum ceremonies
  • Moderate knowledge of the JIRA tracking tool

tell me about your Agile experience, how was the development done (continuous integration, Test driven dev, unit testing, code refractoring etc)

experience with JIRA

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • PMP certification and Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, SAFe Agilist, SAFe Practitioner)
  • 3+ years agile team facilitation experience (e.g. Scrum Master, Agile Facilitator etc.)
  • 1+ years program coaching/mentoring (approximately 2-3 portfolios, 5-10 teams)

ATTRIBUTES FOR SUCCESS

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Energetic, goal oriented, proactive, innovative, hardworking, and patient

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 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.