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Senior Scrum Master

Company: ManTech International Corporation
Location: Herndon
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

All ManTech employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Secure our Nation, Ignite your FutureBecome an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you--------ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Scrum Master to join our team in the Herndon, VA area.This role is an integral part of a small team of professionals who will provide remote and on-site support for the operation of a new infrastructure project that has been heavily tested and is ready for operations. The Scrum Master shall have extensive experience implementing Agile Development Methodologies and is responsible for accomplishing the responsibilities resident in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of Agile processes, manage and execute backlog refining sessions for sprint teams, and provide recommendations based on metrics evaluated.
  • Work with the Product Owners for backlog grooming including prioritization. Ensure prioritization of features/capabilities with the customer to ensure higher priority items are identified and implemented first.
  • Serve the Product Owners/Client and Scrum Teams by guiding the team on how to use the agile processes. Develop and maintain relationships with internal/external customers.
  • Provide leadership to ensure the scrum team attains the most value from a self-organized team.
  • Take responsibility for impediments including resolving impediments, providing guidance for removing impediments, and escalating impediments to ensure quick resolution.
  • Facilitation of technical discussions, decision making, impediment resolution and conflict resolution.
  • Ensure transparency from Product Owner to scrum team by facilitating internal and external communication.
  • Perform continual assessment of the maturity of the scrum team and providing coaching and insight in support of greater maturity.
  • Commitment to continuous process improvement including active facilitation of reviews and retrospectives and incorporation of lessons learned for future sprints.--Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor--------s degree (in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field) or equivalent, and 5 to years of related (data center environment) experience.
    • Knowledge and experience in Agile, specifically Scrum and Kanban.
    • Knowledge and experience with the Department of Defense project lifecycle.
    • Knowledge with using Jira and Confluence
    • Must possess a working knowledge and/or certification in SAFe methodology.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification--
      • Passion for managing and exceeding customer expectations.
      • Experience working with military personnel.Security Clearance Requirements:
        • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.Physical Requirements:
          • Most of the work will be on-site in Herndon, VA.For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license.-- The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access http://www.mantech.com/careers/Pages/careers.aspx as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click careers@mantech.com and provide your name and contact information.

Keywords: ManTech International Corporation, Germantown , Senior Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Herndon, Maryland

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