Optimal Solutions & Technologies (OST, Inc.) is focused on excellence. We specialize in providing Management Consulting, Information Technology, and Research Development and Engineering services. OST is one of an elite set of companies worldwide to be externally appraised CMMI Level 5.
The fundamental distinction of the OST team is its business knowledge in both the public and private sectors. We serve the aerospace & transportation, association & nonprofit, defense, education, energy, financial, healthcare, and technology & telecommunications industries. OST is successful because we listen to our clients, we learn from our clients, and we know our clients.
Description of specific Duties in a typical workday for this position:
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
Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the team
Ensuring that 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 sprint 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
Experience applying Scrum and growing Agile teams as a fulltime Scrum Master for 5 years or more
Experience affecting change in organizations and working towards agile adoption
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar agile project management certification (PMI-ACP)
Experience using agile project management tools, preferably JIRA and Confluence
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Manages 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
BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
8 years of relevant technical/analytical experience
Experience working in with multi-disciplinary development teams
Experience in a technical role in any part of the software development lifecycle - as developer, tester, analyst, etc.
Nice to Have:
Relevant understanding of CMMI Level 4 Concepts
Experience as a Scrum Master at an organization that is committed to using agile as a core methodology to deliver business value
Experience with applying test automation, test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment to achieve built-in quality by the teams
This is a full time position paying a base salary, full benefits, and has possible bonus potential based on merit and performance. To be considered for this position, please apply online with a cover letter and MS Word resume.
OST is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, gender, native origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
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