Scrum Master #3630


  • DE-BW-Stuttgart
  • Project/Program Management
  • Secret
  • On-site only
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Scrum Master to support DoD organizations and USAFRICOM. This position will be located in Stuttgart Germany and will be an onsite only position.


Creates integrated project plans for contract deliverables and new products in development projects. Manages a project team comprised of a multidisciplinary staff. Reviews, manages and controls status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with team members and line managers. Generally reports to a Program Manager.

  • Manages the direction of a project through the design, implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives.
  • Defines requirements and plans project lifecycle deployment.
  • Supervises professional and technical support personnel performing in their regular disciplines.
  • Schedules tasks and coordinates with various team members to accomplish the results.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking, analysis and reporting.
  • Agile Facilitation:

    • Serve as a Scrum Master for one or more Agile development teams, fostering a collaborative and self-organizing environment.
    • Facilitate Scrum events, including Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives.
    • Remove impediments and ensure the team's progress by maintaining a focus on the team's commitments.

    Team Empowerment:

    • Empower the development team to become self-organized and cross-functional.
    • Foster a culture of collaboration, open communication, and transparency within the team.
    • Encourage a continuous improvement mindset, both at the team and organizational levels.

    Scrum Process Guidance:

    • Guide the team in adopting and refining Scrum practices and principles.
    • Ensure that the team understands and follows the agreed-upon Scrum processes.
    • Facilitate discussions on Agile and Scrum principles, helping the team embrace an Agile mindset.

    Communication and Collaboration:

    • Act as a liaison between the development team and product owner, ensuring clear communication of priorities and requirements.
    • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters and Agile teams to share best practices and contribute to the Agile community within the organization.
    • Help resolve conflicts within the team and foster a positive team environment.

    Metrics and Reporting:

    • Track and communicate team velocity, progress, and key performance indicators.
    • Provide regular updates and reports on team performance to stakeholders.
    • Use data and metrics to identify opportunities for improvement and drive positive change.


Bachelor's with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)

Clearance Required: Secret

Required Skills and Experience

  • BA/BS + 7 years recent specialized or AA/AS + 9 years recent specialized or a major cert + 11 years recent specialized or 13 years of recent specialized experience
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certification.
  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master in Agile software development environments.
  • Strong understanding of Agile principles, Scrum framework, and other Agile methodologies.
  • Excellent facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt and guide teams through change and continuous improvement.
  • Familiarity with Agile tools and practices, such as Jira and Confluence.
  • TESA eligibility


Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $140,000 - $160,000 Annually

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