Job Summary:

Excelity is seeking a Scrum Master for a project responsible for building the next generation Mission Information Systems for an exciting Government customer with a very critical mission. The candidate will work with the engineering team and customer to ensure successful development of high profile, complex, technical deliverables that are core to the continued success of our award-winning projects. The Scrum Master will plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming. The Scrum Master will be actively working on one of our product delivery teams and helping lead the team through the agile lifecycle, shepherding the process. This includes working with internal partners and stakeholders to remove roadblocks, reporting on team performance, organizing product backlogs, and acting as a player/coach. The Scrum Master will understand business needs and work closely with the product owner to ensure the team can implement software solutions effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices.
  • Assist the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization.
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments.
  • Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework.
  • Resolve conflicts and issues that occur.
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity.
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed.

Required Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent in Computer Science or related field required.
  • Experience on a scrum team.
  • Ability to analyze, think quickly, and resolve problems.
  • Knowledge in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum and the ability to determine what is scrum and what is not.
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques.
  • Ability to work with and lead a team.
  • An active certification in the following: 
    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
    • Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) certification
  • Must currently possess a Top Secret (TS) clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility.

Desired Qualifications:

  • DoD/IC Experience  
  • 3 years of experience in a Scrum Master role.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, leadership skills.

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