Enterprise Scrum Master
Alexandria , VA 22302
Posted 4 months ago
Background: The Senior Scrum Master (SSM) is responsible for building high-performing Agile portfolio releases by providing servant leadership to multiple custom software application teams.
The SSM will coordinate with MicroService 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 SSM supports portfolio execution, escalates impediments, manages risk and program board with dependencies, and helps drive continuous improvement.
Place of Performance:
National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
Period of Performance: One year base period with One year option period
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm, No HolidaysRequirements:
Bachelors or Masters Degree in a related field Preferred
Leadership experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
4+ years of experience as software Release Train Engineer or Scrum of Scrums Master
Current professional certification in Agile Methodologies (RTE, Scrum Master) from a recognized SAFe Agile certifier
Strong customer engagement skills, comfortable communicating with product owner and ability to manage client relationship and expectations
Ability to communicate with technical team members to translate requirements into technical terminology
Ability to facilitate impediment resolution in a timely, cost-effective manner
Organize and facilitate Agile related meetings
Work with the team to develop release plans, roadmaps and manage backlog
Communicate team plans, report impediments for escalation, identify risks/concerns to relevant stakeholders to help resolve
Demonstrated experience conducting working sessions for requirements gathering
Create wireframes and screen design mockups
Experience with tools such as JIRA and Confluence
If you are interested in this position or you would like additional information please call ext. 147 or email your most recent resume to . Thank you very much and we look forward to hearing from you soon.