Scrum Master with Security Clearance
Posted on: November 11, 2018
SCRUM MASTER HighPoint is seeking to identify a Scrum Master to support our client in Washington, DC.-- The Scrum Master collaborates with the IT Project Manager(s) and Program Manager on project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning.-- Is expected to track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress. Ensures that the teams are practicing agile principles/practices. EDUCATION AND YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: * Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or related field * 5+ years IT / service delivery experience * 3+ years serving as Scrum Master on Agile Projects * 3-5 years Agile Coaching Experience KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: * Must be a US Citizen * Certified Scrum Master * Agile-related professional certification * Ability to work effectively with all levels of personnel and function as a team member * Administer and manage the Agile tools * Ensures compliance with agency directives, guidance and requirements * Excellent verbal communication and writing skills * Ability to communicate well with team members and business users JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Guiding the team on how to use Scrum and other Agile practices * Organizing and facilitating daily standups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, springs and release planning as needed by the scrum team(s) * Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable * Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding and working with the right person to remove them * Facilitating discussion decision making, conflict resolution * Supporting the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog and working with the team(s) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time WORK ENVIRONMENT: I ndividual---s primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate At HighPoint, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We support and modernize our federal customer---s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities. HighPoint is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.-- We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.-- Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role US citizenship required as per potential clearance requirements Relocation will not be offered Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation If you encounter any problems while applying for a position, please submit your resume to ABOUT HIGHPOINT: HighPoint helps government agencies elevate the citizen experience (CX) by improving the touchpoints through which citizens interact with government. We were founded in 2006 by Ben Lanius with the spirit of transforming how agencies connect with and empower citizens to deliver on mission-critical objectives. HighPoint is privately held with 350 passionate employees across offices and locations in Indianapolis, Indiana; Baltimore, Maryland; and Reston and Herndon, Virginia. #DI #CJ HighPoint, is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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