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Scrum Master

Type: Full-time
Category: Scrum Master
Location: Reston, VA
Clearance: None

Description

As a Scrum Master you will have the unique opportunity to work on a program delivering state-of-the-art modeling and prediction capabilities in support of National Defense. You will have the opportunity to manage an agile development team.

Our delivery teams are driven to explore new ideas and technology, and care deeply about collaboration, feedback, and iteration. We follow SAFe agile practices and use modern tech stacks to ensure we are responsive to customer requirements, and we constantly challenge each other to grow and improve. 

If cutting edge software development 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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical members of our solutions teams require little guidance, but love to learn, collaborate, and problem solve. This position requires a mid-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:

  • Assisting product owners in maintaining the Product Backlog and schedule
  • Capturing the Product Owner’s acceptance criteria, and using that criteria to determine when a backlog item is done
  • Overseeing quality control/quality assurance for several Developer teams
  • Assisting scrum teams in mitigating or removing impediments to their progress
  • Facilitating team events including Release Planning Events
  • Coordinating the participation of all key stakeholders in the Scrum process
  • Coaching several Developer teams in self-organization and cross-team integration
  • Promoting consistent design principles, approaches to system design, security, testing, and documentation, across multiple development teams

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: 

  • 5+ years of professional experience, minimum of 2 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Training and/or certification as a Scrum Master by an educational or professional association
  • Demonstrated success in the conduct of agile software development for complex information technology systems
  • Demonstrated success in delivering functional code to the government’s satisfaction using agile design and development techniques

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

Preferred:

  • Full scope clearance
  • BS or MS in Information Technology or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

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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Working at NT Concepts means that you are part of an innovative, agile company dedicated to solving the most critical challenges in National Security. We're expert leaders and problem solvers who roll up our sleeves to get the job done. We're passionate, curious, and committed to doing important work. At the same time, we're life-long learners, avid mentors, and we like to have fun.

We're looking for the best and the brightest to join us in supporting the mission of National Security. If meaningful work, initiative, creativity, and continuous self-improvement are important to your career, join our growing talent network and discover What's Next for you.

NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions. Contact us if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process. All resumes are held in confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.