Project Manager III ( Scrum Master II)

Location: Reston, VA

Scrum Master II

5-8 years overall IT experience preferred.

4-6 of those as Scrum Master preferred.

•             Work within the core delivery team empowered/tasked with design, development, modification, and implementation of computer applications, and building high performing delivery teams.

•             Serve as Scrum Master for a software development team.

•             Utilize project coordination expertise and tools such as Jira and MS-Project to support upstream and downstream teams throughout SDLC.

•             Engage stakeholders, contributors and technical resources to analyze user needs and resource limitations.

•             Facilitate the discussions of complex, high value IT delivery projects that require the coordination of development work or technology work on multiple platforms to achieve desired functionality.

•             Serve as knowledge source within project teams as assigned.

•             Communicate committed stories for the upcoming sprint to backlog owners and stakeholders

•             Represent the team daily at the Scrum of Scrums (S2) meeting to report impediments for escalation.

•             Facilitate scrum ceremonies for the team (S1, Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo).

•             Facilitate impediment resolution in a timely, cost effective manner.

•             Track and produce key metrics (e.g., burn-down, burn-up charts).

•             Should have Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques including SAFe, Kanban, Lean, XP, and Scrum. Strong negotiation and influencing skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•             Should have experience leading Agile Scrum teams/servicing as a Scrum Master, experience within a SAFe release train.