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Scrum Master (Remote) #4686

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  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

 

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

 

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?

 

Responsibilities

 

GovCIO is seeking a versatile Scrum Master responsible for managing Low Code Platform and other IT development activities at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This includes utilizing scrum master tools to conduct sprint and release activities, provide risk identification, manage actions, and uphold team accountability.

  • Organizing and facilitating daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum/Kanban-related meetings
  • Manage JIRA board and backlog for sprint execution
  • Facilitate the inter-connection and dialogue between multiple intersecting development contracts to help promote a cohesive final product for the customer
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and information sharing
  • Managing parallel application development and Project/Product implementation processes
  • Assisting team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition; identifying and removing impediments
  • Preventing distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver on release goals; facilitating discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empowering the team to self-organize; improve the productivity of the teams; ensure that the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially releasable code
  • Tracking and communicating team velocity and sprint/release progress, maintaining process documentation
  • Updating physical and electronic agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product backlogs and in-progress work; supporting Development Managers and Project/Product Managers as necessary- Ensuring that development teams are practicing/following core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Work with Product Owners and Scrum Teams in requirements decomposition, backlog refinement, and breakdown of user stories and tasks.
  • Interaction with stakeholders in support of the Product Owner.
  • Interface with internal and Government management personnel.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific / technical discipline preferred
  • 4 years of relevant experience work in agile environments, leading scrum teams or task teams

Required Skills and Experience

  • Must have experience with diverse IT projects
  • Must be well versed in full systems development life cycle, enterprise-wide network engineering, strategic information planning, business process reengineering, structure, and management practices
  • Demonstrated and current experience delivering systems/tools/solutions in production, while transitioning to better technology solutions
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to facilitate and document meetings effectively
  • Analytical and investigation skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision
  • Facilitate daily scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor project progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must possess the ability to explain intricate and complicated concepts and ideas
  • Ability to deliver on-time, meaningful outcomes, while coordinating multiple assignments, maintaining a positive attitude, and providing exemplary customer service
  • Proficient with Jira and GitHub

 Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Current Scrum Master certification
  • Experience with Jira, GitHub, or other applicable agile testing tools
  • Experience working in a consulting environment and understanding of client/customer relations
  • Experience with negotiating prioritization between Product Owners and Technical Leadership

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)

95000-110000

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