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Scrum Master

Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Business Group Highlights

Defense

The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Responsibilities

Ideal candidate is an experienced, energetic Certified Scrum Master. The candidate must be familiar with Agile Scrum, SAFE implementations and Program Increment Planning. The Scrum Master must have the charisma and leadership abilities to guide teams in following process and capturing valuable metrics. In addition, the candidate must be efficient, with little direction, in removing obstacles and impediments, ensuring that features are delivered on time. The candidate will help remove obstacles and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement to create value for the customer. Must be a US Citizen. Work location in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Remote work not accepted. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provides guidance and coaches teams in agile practices and processes; this includes the proper writing of User/Enabler stories and Acceptance Criteria using the latest agile standards.
  • Organize and facilitates Team events including: Iteration Planning and Kick-Off Ceremonies, Daily Stand-Up Meetings, Iteration Reviews (System/Solution Demonstration coordination), Retrospective Meetings, and Backlog Refinement Meetings.
  • Continuously, keep Agile tools up to date
  • Coaches team to stay within timeboxes
  • Tracks team velocity and trends; keeps Records of the team performance
  • Assists Agile Team in making appropriate commitments through use of historic metrics and capacity planning
  • Captures Team metrics and ensures the integrity in all metrics related to the Agile Team
  • Provides team progress reports
  • Maintains the Teams Risk Dashboard and removes impediments and/or mitigation of risks
  • Facilitates identification of team inefficiencies and improvement opportunities as well as coaching the team to progress to a high-performing agile team
  • Coaches team to continuously grow percentage of automation or automated testing and tracks the growth
  • Provides tracking of teams Technical Debt
  • Fosters an environment of open communication among the team to raise issues and impediments early.
  • Responsible for immediate escalation and growing the teams sense of urgency
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information for better visibility
  • Guiding and coaching Agile team on how to get the most out of self-organization

Qualifications

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 6+ years experience as a Scrum Master.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • At least oneAgileCertification; SSM, CSM, CSP, CSPO, CST, CEC, CTC, SP, SA; equivalent or higher.
  • Agile Scrum, SAFe
  • Participation in at least 1 Program Increment
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely accepted Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Kanban board planning poker
  • Self-Motivated; can take appropriate actions with little to no direction.
  • Experience configuring and utilizing JIRA and Confluence
  • Documented experience grooming product backlog
  • Experience capturing and tracking metrics to manage workflow

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science or IT related field

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience in life cycle system development in DOD
  • Microservices implementation experience
  • DevOps implementation experience

Colorado Salary Minimum: $71,760.00 Colorado Salary Maximum:$153,400.00 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Perspecta's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Perspecta provides a variety of benefits to employees.
About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-04-11 Expires: 2021-05-11

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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