Sr. Scrum Master & Business Analyst

General Dynamics Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities for this Position

Location: USA GA Atlanta

Full Part/Time: Full time

Job Req: RQ63623

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GDIT has an opportunity for an experienced Scrum Master / Business Systems Requirements Analyst in Atlanta, GA to join our team supporting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).

In this role you will facilitate and coach agile practices in a diverse and technically complex Cloud Consultancy Contract team. A practical understanding of agile and DevOps principles, frameworks, tools and concepts will be key in successfully performing in this role. The Cloud Consultancy Team supports CDC and its programs adopt cloud services and operate enterprise cloud solutions.


  • Serve as the Scrum Master - track backlog of tasks, ensure on task with sprints, organize sprint planning meetings for cloud infrastructure support and maintenance and cloud application onboarding running 2 week sprints

  • Facilitate/coordinate requirement gathering sessions with partners, O&M, Client Stakeholders; prepare high-level requirements for the extended team

  • Review and remove roadblocks to ensure timelines and deliverables are on target

  • Ensure tasks are being completed in a timely manner (aligned with sprints)

  • Use JIRA to track status updates and create status reports

  • Create Epics/Stories/Tasks/User Stories in JIRA

  • Monitor team progress

  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies, such as planning, reviewing, retrospectives and daily stand-ups - to include task estimation, roadblock removal

  • Conduct resource planning and scheduling

  • Utilize tools, such as JIRA and Confluence, to facilitate Agile ceremonies, including: iteration planning, backlog grooming, daily stand ups, sprint retrospectives, and status reporting

  • Utilize tools and reports, such as JIRA and Confluence, to collect, develop and analyze Agile data and metrics

  • Maintain and administer Confluence and monitor documentation

  • Prepare report for/attend weekly client meetings with CDC and Program Stakeholders

  • Create and track QA reports; Review and ensure thorough and appropriate upkeep of test cases and reports

  • Conduct/facilitate team cross training sessions

  • Identify differences in understanding issues as they occur; work with the team to problem-solve or escalate to management if needed

  • Utilize data from retrospectives and other agile metrics to coach and to recommend continuous improvements

  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised with an emphasis on problem solving

  • Assess the Scrum maturity of the team and coach the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team

  • Writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.


Required Skills and Experience

  • BS and 5+ years business analyst experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

  • Experience using and Agile lifecycle management and support tools (JIRA, Confluence, and/or ServiceNow preferred)

  • Experience creating user stories

  • Experience working in Agile software development, preferably functioning as a Scrum Master

  • Knowledge of computer system capabilities, business processes, and workflow.

  • Experience creating diagrams for business process flows

  • Must have US Citizenship or permanent residency and ability to pass a background check to be considered for this position.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Agile certification such as SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) preferred

  • Health Care Industry or Centers for Disease Control (CDC) experience

  • Experience on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)

  • Well versed in a variety of Agile approaches (SAFe, Scrum, Kanban)

  • Some knowledge of development environments, platforms, and technologies including Java, JavaScript/JQuery, general web development, cloud technology, SQL and data modeling.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences Passion for quality and solving problems in complex computing environments.

  • Work effectively and efficiently as a team member in high-stress and time-sensitive situations

  • Willingness to work on a fast paced team with a "low ego/high performance" culture.

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T elecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA GA Atlanta

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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.

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