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Scrum Master II 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Req Number ATS19-0022  
Category Information Technology  
Division Arlluk Technology Solutions  
Location ATS Washington DC  
Description

Arlluk Technology Solutions is looking for an experienced Scrum Master II to support a large Agile implementation project of a new Grants system based on Pegasystems in the DC Metro Area.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

Essential Functions, Responsibilities & Duties may include, but are not limited to:

      • Support the implementation and adaptation of Agile methods and processes throughout a federal organization
      • Assess and enhance existing Agile methods and processes by identifying areas of improvement
      • Act as the intermediary and liaison between the government and scrum team as needed
      • Support the design and development of training materials as needed
      • Support an organizational transformation from traditional project management processes to the adaptation and implementation of Agile methodologies and processes
      • Work with government product owners to develop products and to collaborate with the government product owners and others to build a backlog of product items
      • Help define and develop user stories based on product owner requirements
      • Lead sprint planning, sprint reviews, retrospectives, scrums, and backlog grooming sessions
      • Identify, document, and share best practices and lessons learned from retrospectives for the betterment of the team and other scrum teams
      • Work closely with other team members including developers, test engineers, and other technical staff
      • Participate in Agile ceremonies including daily scrums, demos, retrospectives, grooming, and planning sessions
      • Conduct research to gain user insights into the use and implementation of Agile methodologies
 
Position Requirements

Requirements:

      • Minimum of three (3) years of total experience
      • Minimum of three (3) years of related experience
      • Three to five (3-5) years of experience in any of the following:
        • Ability to create program/project documentation and presentation materials
        • Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
        • Experience with OJP and/or DoJ business processes
        • Experience Coaching and mentoring the Scrum Team on how to adhere to the Scrum Framework to the success of the project
        • Experience acting in a Scrum Master or other servant-leader position to assist and coach the team on ways to improve delivery of work
        • Experience advising the Scrum Team on how to self-organize to negate dependency on external resources
        • Experience removing and mitigating impediments from the team's work
        • Experience gathering requirements from the client / business and documentation
        • Experience with full product lifecycle and understanding the development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle
        • Experience promoting the Scrum Framework and educating client on adoption

Education:

      • Bachelor’s degree in a business, information technology, or computer related discipline
      • Advanced agile certifications such as an A-CSM, a CSP-SM or equivalent required
      • Certifications in a Scaled Agile methodology given preference

Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

      • Candidates must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance, per government requirements
      • Three to five (3-5) years of experience working directly with government staff
      • Experience with Pegasystems technology & implementation
      • Experience working with Agile methodologies and/or an Agile based work environment
      • Three (3+) or more years’ experience in project planning and management including; backlog prioritization, sprint schedule management and risk management
      • Three (3+) or more years’ experience in project reporting including: providing status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership, and reporting on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
      • Three (3+) or more years’ experience in stakeholder management including; managing customer expectations for project deliverables, status meetings, and change proposals
      • Experience monitoring, tracking and controlling outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
      • Excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills
      • Must be fully fluent in MS Office applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel
      • Candidates must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance, per government requirements
      • Three to five (3-5) years of experience working directly with government staff
      • Experience with Pegasystems technology & implementation
      • Experience working with Agile methodologies and/or an Agile based work environment
      • Experience supporting Federal business operations at a government site
      • Excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills
      • Must be fully fluent in MS Office applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at accommodations@koniag.com or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations. This contact information is used for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire on a status of your application.

 
Travel Requirements Location is Washington, DC. Occasional travel within the metro area may be required.  
Security Clearance U. S. Citizen with ability to obtain a Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) Public Trust.  
About our Company

Arlluk Technology Solutions, LLC (Arlluk) is a newly established Alaskan Native-owned, small disadvantaged business that is part of the Koniag Government Services group. Arlluk provides Application Development, Maintenance, and Enhancements, Enterprise IT Infrastructure Solutions, Cyber Security, and Integrated Program Management services. We support Federal civilian and defense agencies and State governments across multiple business functions including: Finance, Health, Defense, Social Services, Consumer Protection and Insurance. Arlluk has an 8(a) application pending with the Small Business Administration.

 

Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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