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Chenega Corporation Scrum Master in Springfield, Virginia

Scrum Master

Springfield, VA Join our Talent Network

Chenega Agile Real-Time Solutions (CARS)

Chenega Job Title: Scrum Master

Clearance: TS/SCI Clearance

Location: Springfield, VA

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


TheScrum Master is responsible for facilitating an Agile team to plan, develop, review, demo and finalize software or project releases through a series of sprints or iterations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use Agile methodology, with expertise to plan, develop, review, and demo and final software or project releases through a series of sprints or iterations.

  • Each sprint iteration involves a single team that provides daily scrums and concentrated resources lasting approximately two weeks.

  • Provide sprint team velocity to the Program Manager and the government.

  • Initiate daily meetings as required to keep all work focused and document progress.

  • Develop features required for the release identified within each sprint.

  • Provide technology "spikes" to identify needed tools and approaches.

  • Identify detailed breakouts or "stories" needed to successfully complete the sprint.

  • Follow up with customers to ensure issue(s) are resolved.

  • Provide iterative reviews and demos to validate each part that makes up the feature, and provide continuous improvement feedback for each successive sprint.

  • Develop and maintain Sprint planning applications such as "Jira".

  • Document the sprint results using applications such as "Jira".

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years relevant experience OR

  • Associate degree and 10+ years relevant experience OR

  • 12+ years relevant experience

  • Experience with ServiceNow

  • Experience in the Intelligence Community

  • Scrum Master Experience

  • SAFe Agile Certification

  • TS/SCI clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict

  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum

  • Ability to determine what is scrum and what is not

  • Experience with successful Agile techniques

  • Ability to work with and lead a team

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment

  • Be self-motivated and have the ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals

  • Have a friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.

  • Excellent skills in Jira, Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications

  • Experience working in a home office setting

  • Ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone

  • Good phone skills, professional demeanor, and previous customer service experience strongly desired

  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it

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