Scrum Master

    • Job Tracking ID: 513000-772690
    • Job Location: Rockville, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/17/2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Have you ever dreamed of going to a job that you love? One that includes working in a place where contributing to the client’s effectiveness, work-life balance, and quality performance are our hallmarks; a place where a collaborative environment will challenge you? Well, you need to look no further - COE is an award-winning workplace with a balanced focus on client, employee, and company. We offer benefits that exceed others and a flexible environment focused on your success.

So, if you are someone who focuses on high quality performance, relishes in achieving meaningful and measurable outcomes for clients, loves to perform with passion, and appreciates support and recognition, then COE is the right place - we are ready to invest in you!

We are seeking a Scrum Master/Associate Project Manager to support a project team working in a fast-paced Agile environment. As part of this team, you will help to facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings, and provide coaching to development team members on Agile methodologies. The ideal candidate will be skilled and passionate about technologies, curious and eager to learn new things, and able to work well both individually and as part of a team. The primary worksite location for this position will be our headquarters office in Rockville, MD, with occasional travel to local client sites within the Washington DC/Metro area. Due to COVID-19, the position is temporarily a remote assignment.

Responsibilities

Your role will initially include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
  • Manage the scrum process and coordinate the scrum team using Agile methodology
  • Assist the product owner with managing product backlogs and making them ready for the next sprint
  • Provide coaching in Agile practices

Experience and Skills

  • US citizenship required.
  • BS/BA in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience; minimum of 3 years Agile experience, ideally with previous Scrum Master experience
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, etc.
  • Strong end-to-end understanding and experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project planning, tracking and reporting; must be able to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects
  • Understanding of the value of metrics and incremental delivery
  • Must be able to be cleared at the public trust level and eventually obtain a Secret clearance.

Job Benefits

We are proud to have been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms. COE has also received consecutive  awards of the prestigious "When Work Works" award in recognition of our engaging corporate culture and strong employee benefits!

We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to meet the personal and family needs of our employees. The following information is a brief summary of these benefits and may be subject to change.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Voluntary Group Term Life and Accidental Death Benefit
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employer-Paid Professional Development
  • Educational Assistance
  • Performance Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Smart Benefits®
  • Parking Assistance Policy
  • Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave