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Scrum Master

Type: Full-time
Category: Scrum Master
Location: Herndon, VA
Clearance: TS/SCI

Description

Our delivery teams are driven to explore new ideas and technology, and care deeply about collaboration, feedback, and iteration. We follow SAFe agile practices, embrace the Ops ethos(DataOps/DevSecOps/MLOps) to “automate-first”, use modern tech stacks, and constantly challenge each other to grow and improve.

If cutting edge projects resonate with you and you care deeply about joining a mission-driven company with a strong growth direction and diverse culture, we'd love to learn more about you. Check out the details below, and let’s connect.

Technical members of our solutions teams require little guidance, but love to learn, collaborate, and problem solve. This position requires a mid to senior level of experience, a passion for mission support, and a strong desire to solve our customers’ hardest technical and data challenges.

The Scrum Master will be responsible for the following:

  • Leads the development effort by conveying the vision to an Agile or Scrum delivery team, outlining and prioritizing work based on business value.
  • Liaises with stakeholders ensuring their interests are included in the release, and the team to ensure the release is developed by the deadline and within budget.
  • Responsible for the business aspects of the project, including ensuring the right product is being built, in the right order, within budget and by the deadline.
  • Serves as the Agile or Scrum delivery team's primary contact for information, work prioritization, and decision-making.
  • Coordinate and monitor the Scrum process from initiation through delivery.
  • Serve as liaisons between the product owner, development team, and management in order to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  • Ensure that team members understand project objectives. Maintain product backlog and release plan and facilitate productivity by setting up meetings and removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's sprint goals.
  • Preserve flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes. Is the facilitator for an agile development team. 

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of project and scrum master experience.
  • Current active TS/SCI clearance
  • Demonstrated capability in managing multi-task projects of this scope and complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple specialties in a "one-team" environment.
  • Experience across a variety of technical disciplines.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through prior experience working with senior management to find solutions for customers and leading teams creating training curricula and/or certifications
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of project management concepts and principles.

We're looking for a motivated Scrum Master eager to advance not only your professional career, but also the missions of our Intelligence and Defense communities. At NT Concepts, you'll be able to:

  • Meaningfully impact the company's growth, and share in the rewards accordingly
  • Develop your own career path through our What’s Next program, which emphasizes personal growth through training and certification
  • Work on programs of importance that directly impact National Security and the world
  • Work in a fun, “challenging yet rewarding” fast-paced environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 10-15 pounds at times.

 

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About NT Concepts

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in the Washington DC Metro area, NT Concepts is a private, mid-tier company with clients spanning the Intelligence and Defense communities. We deliver end-to-end ​data and technology solutions ​that advance the modernization, transformation, and automation of the national security mission—solutions with real impact developed in a strong engineering culture that encourages technical growth, leadership, and creative “big idea” problem-solving.

Employees are the core of NT Concepts. We understand that world-changing concepts happen in collaborative environments. We are a company where talented and diverse teams work together using innovation and expertise to solve our clients’ most critical challenges. Here, you’ll gain competitive benefits, opportunities to bolster your skills and develop new abilities, and a company culture dedicated to support and service. In addition to our Benefit and Rewards program, we encourage our employees to take part in #NTC_GivesBack, which paves the way for positive social change.

If joining a stable company with strong professional growth opportunities resonates with you, and you seek vital, mission-driven projects (for some pretty cool clients) that use your specific talents, we’d love to have you move forward with us.

Together is Better

We believe diversity and inclusion drive innovation, and that when we work together, we can accomplish anything. NT Concepts is a people-first, Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer—regardless of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected class. If you have a disability and need accommodation, let us know. All resumes are held in confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.