Leidos Gaithersburg , MD 20877
Leidos Spatial Solutions is looking for a Systems Engineer/Scrum Master to join our Agile Development team.
This position will work to assist in delivering the next generation of Geospatial Intelligence technologies to our customer. The effort will harness GOTS, COTS and FOSS technologies to deliver advanced exploitation services. The team will build and deliver new and innovative approaches to implement Geospatial Intelligence exploitation and production using web and cloud technologies.
The position operates in an Agile Development Lifecycle environment
The agile development cycle operates on a 2 week sprint cycle.
Driving team sprint/release commitments
Owning daily scrum stand up
Coaching teams in agile practices/mindset
Assisting the team with removing impediments
Facilitating progress toward team goals
Facilitating team agile events: Sprint Planning, Retro, Planning, etc
Promoting and facilitating continuous team improvement (technical, interpersonal)
Ensuring scrum practices are followed (Time Logging, Comments, WIP limits)
Help team to focus on daily goals
Regular and consistent communication and coordination with and between stakeholders and teams.
Feature sizing, Velocity and Capacity Estimation
Participation in team events: planning, scrums, demos, retrospectives
Collaborating with Product Stakeholders to meet mission goals.
Working with the Product Owner to create and define story Acceptance Criteria
Provide DR support
Commitment to continuous improvement of product, process and the team.
They will be expected to be strong team contributors, be proactive in working tasks and resolving obstacles.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Problem solving skills
Scrum master experience
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Agile Development knowledge and experience
Strong analytical skills and the ability to pay careful attention to detail
Capacity to work well in groups and the ability to lead a team.
Candidates with the skills below will be given priority:
SAFe Agilist Certification
Scrum Alliance Scrum Master Certification (CSM)
Project Management Skills
Jira collaboration tools experience
Experience with Geospatial exploitation tools: RemoteView Pro, SocetGXP, ENVI, ArcGIS
Requires BS and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.
Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.