Chenega Corporation Scrum Master in St. Louis, Missouri
Company Job Title: Scrum Master
Location: St. Louis, MO
Reports To: Program Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular
The Scrum Master is responsible for building high-performing Agile portfolio releases by providing servant leadership to multiple custom software application teams. The Scrum Master will coordinate with teams and stakeholders to define the scope of overall release increments and act as a single voice on software releases to assure alignment to mission goals and objectives. The Scrum Master support portfolio execution; escalate impediments; manage risk and program board with dependencies; and help drive continuous improvement.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitate daily stand-ups, sprint planning, refinement, sprint review, retrospectives, and other related team and intra-team meetings
Participate in sprint demonstrations and Scrum of Scrums
Maintain and generate information radiators for the team
Collect and share team metrics with the team, suggest new metrics, and drive improvement using metrics
Ensure the goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the team
Ensure the technical team has a clear understanding of Definition of Done
Drive stories to Ready state in preparation for the next quarter and upcoming sprint
Prepare for and facilitate regular releases and spring planning with the product owner and the team
Work with the team and Product Owner/Manager to maintain a healthy backlog and plan upcoming releases and assist with drafting acceptance criteria
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 in Computer Science or related field required
Equivalent extensive relevant work experience may be used in lieu of degree
10 years of relevant technical/analytical experience
5 years of experience applying Scrum and growing Agile teams as a fulltime Scrum Master
Experience affecting change in organizations and working towards agile adoption
Experience working in multi-disciplinary development teams
Experience in a technical role in any part of the software development lifecycle- as a developer, tester, analyst, etc.
Certified SAFe Agile Scrum Master or similar agile project management certification
TS/SCI Clearance required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Manage time extremely well, can quickly sense when an issue needs to be discussed or triaged
Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical
Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
Native preference under PL 93-638.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Primary Location: United States-Missouri-St. Louis
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: TS / SCI
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Jonas Patterson
Req ID: 1900003681