• Enterprise Scrum Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/13/2018 12:04 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3190
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

     

    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

     

    Medical Science and Computing is searching for an Enterprise Scrum Master to support a Health IT and Grants Management Program. This opportunity is full time and it is on site in the Washington, DC Metro area.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Skills and Responsibilities:

    • Be the Super-ScrumMaster for running scrum of scrums to lead, manage and coaching multiple scrum masters managing multiple development teams.
    • Supporting and facilitating the operation of Product Owner team, both internally and in stakeholder interfaces
    • Supporting Product Owners, ScrumMasters and Engineering Managers in the development of the product organization and its internal ways of working
    • Working within the organization in extending and supporting Agile as an advocate for the Agile and Scrum methodology
    • As needed, prepare for and facilitate daily scrum meetings, biweekly sprint planning, review, retrospective, backlog grooming meetings, and planning poker sessions for multiple (8-10) technical teams
    • As needed, create, maintain, and organize backlog of features, epics, stories, and tasks in JIRA along with facilitating and prepare for external end-of-sprint demonstrations
    • Meet with product owners and operational business managers for selected modules to introduce scrum and program processes and outline expectations
    • Identify common issues across teams (e.g. communication, UI consistency) and lead the implementation of new solutions
    • Communicate team progress and dependencies with other team leads during scrum of scrums
    • Interface with business, test, and user support teams to receive requirements information and forward updates on feature progress
    • Review and provide feedback on drafted user stories and epics to ensure alignment with general Agile user story standards
    • Work with Chief Software Architect and Enterprise Data Architect as appropriate
    • Create general Agile graphics and PMO with executive briefings

    Requirements

    Qualifications:

    • B.S. in Computer Science or Equivalent
    • 8 years of experience applying scrum and growing teams as a fulltime Scrum Master
    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or similar agile project management certification (PMI-ACP)
    • Experience using agile project management tools, XP, Kanban, preferably JIRA and Confluence
    • Experience-affecting change in organizations working towards agile adoption
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Manages time extremely well, can quickly sense when an issue needs to be discussed or triaged
    • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical

    Preferred:

    • M.S in Computer Sciences, Information Technology or related field.
    • PMP certification
    • Technology experience software development related to healthcare data warehousing and supporting grants program
    • Experience working in with multi-disciplinary development teams
    • Relevant understanding of CMMI Level 4 Concepts
    • SAFe experience is a plus
    • Experience as a Scrum Master at an organization that is committed to using agile as a core methodology to deliver business value
    • Experience in any part of the software development lifecycle is a plus - as the developer, tester, analyst, product manager, project/program manager, etc.
    • Experience with applying test automation, test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment to achieve built-in quality by the teams

    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

     

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