Sr Certified ScrumMaster (secret required)
Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Posted on: May 12, 2022
**Type of Requisition:** Regular
**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** Secret
**Public Trust/Other Required:** None
**Job Family:** Scrum
At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. We are looking for
curious, intelligent, and motivated people with strong servant
leadership skills who are interested in becoming part of an Agile
The position will support a US Air Force program that is playing a
major role in the safety oversight of commercial air carriers
currently engaged in doing business with the DoD. The Air Carrier
Analysis System (ACAS) is a web-based application that enables this
collection and analysis of the commercial air carrier oversight
data. GDIT will develop and deliver a modernized ACAS application
that provides an integrated operational analysis capability for
safety analysis of accidents and incidents, operations,
maintenance, financial analysis, and service quality information
for both domestic and foreign commercial air carrier supporting DoD
and makes them available to programmatic stakeholders throughout
the program's lifecycle.
ACAS is essential to providing an integrated operational analysis
capability for safety analysis of accidents and incidents,
operations, maintenance, financial analysis, and service quality
information for both domestic and foreign commercial air carriers
As a **Senior** **S** **crum Master** , you will be a team-level
change agent who facilitates and coaches Agile practices in a
diverse and technically complex software development project within
our Air Force Business Area portfolio. A practical understanding of
Agile principles, frameworks, tools, and concepts will be key in
successfully performing in this role. In this role, typical
responsibilities will include:
+ Lead and motivate a scrum team in all aspects of the committed
work (analysis, development, testing, documentation, etc.).
+ Acts as a servant leader and aids with the resolution of blocking
+ Facilitate Scrum ceremonies, such as planning, reviewing,
retrospectives and daily stand-ups.
+ Mentor team members in Agile values, principles, and
+ Assisting program in adopting lean/agile/DevSecOps practices from
+ Enable team to become self-organizing and self-managing to
achieve its goals
+ Identify, address, and communicate project risks, dependencies,
and team impediments.
+ 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.
+ Identify differences in understanding issues as they occur; work
with the team to problem-solve or escalate to management if
+ Utilize data from retrospectives and other Agile metrics to coach
and to recommend continuous improvements.
+ Ensure the team's "definition of done" is well defined on the
story, sprint, and release levels.
+ Facilitate productivity through discussion, decision making, and
+ Assist with internal and external communication and improving
+ 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.
+ Motivate teams to perform and ensure team members are
collectively responsible for all aspects of the committed work
(analysis, development, testing, documentation, etc.).
+ Coach a continuous improvement mindset and recommend adjustments
to established delivery practices.
+ Maintain JIRA and other information radiators for the teams.
+ Utilizes technical knowledge to recommend metrics, tools, and/or
techniques for enhanced transparency and operational
+ Participate in customer and stakeholder meetings to ensure
cross-team collaboration and coordination of release plans and
integration of testing and release activities.
+ Establish and maintain strong working relationships with all
stakeholders, including customers.
+ Assist in preparing weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc reports and
+ Participate in special projects, external audits and process
improvements in support of quality assurance initiatives.
+ Act as a liaison between the scrum team and the Product Owner and
stakeholders to break down the product roadmap Epics into Features
and user stories and help to define acceptance criteria to enable
the development and testing.
**WHAT YOU'LL NEED:**
+ Bachelor's degree in business, computer science or related field
or equivalent experience
+ Agile certification such as SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), Certified
Scrum Master (CSM), Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM), or
Professional Scrum Master (PSM)
+ 4+ years of experience supporting IT projects
+ 4+ years of experience as a Scrum Master or member of a software
+ Experience with support tools, such as JIRA, Confluence,
Microsoft Office tools, collaborative communication tools
+ Demonstrated working knowledge of Agile roles, practices, and
+ Experience in delivering technical training and Agile
+ US citizen Current or prior US Federal Security Clearance; no
conditions that would hinder obtaining/renewing Clearance
+ Experience on Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts
(different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures,
co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
+ Familiar with a variety of Agile approaches (Scrum, Kanban,
**WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:**
+ Full-flex work week
+ 401K with company match
+ Customizable health benefits packages
+ Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and
+ Rewards program for high-performing employees
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COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate
applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of
its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however,
GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend
on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site
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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