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TSS Scrum Master- REMOTE

USA DC Home Office (DCHOME)

Type of Requisition:

Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

None

Suitability:

Public Trust/Other Required:

Other

Job Family:

Scrum

Job Qualifications:

Skills:

Agile Methodology, Agile Teams, Scrum Software Development

Certifications:

Experience:

2 + years of related experience

US Citizenship Required:

Yes

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a Scrum Master who holds active Public Trust Clearance, preferred.

The position will support a US Department of Education program that is playing a major role in modernizing America's Federal Student Aid (FSA) Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). The Award Eligibility Determination (AED) system that GDIT is developing determines who is eligible for aid and assists in determining the amount of aid students can receive. AED will replace the legacy system and will receive FAFSA® data, receive FAFSA® match data from FSA and other federal agency systems, receive results, determine eligibility for federal aid, provide web services, and communicate data and outputs to other FSA systems for further analysis and reporting.

GDIT’s implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) emphasizes understands the need for compliance, and extensive traceability while providing an agile, lean systems, iterative environment for product development. On the AED Program, this will be accomplished by implementing the SAFe for Large Solutions model. This will progress from Requirement, to Epic, to Feature, to Story, to Release.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and facilitate SCRUM ceremonies: daily standups, Sprint Planning/Backlog Refinement, Sprint Reviews/Demos, and Retrospectives
  • Maintain JIRA and other information radiators for the teams
  • Lead the scrum team in moderate to high complexity work streams. Oversee scrum process and coach the teams on how to use scrum and Agile practices and methodology
  • Enable team to become self-organizing and self-managing to achieve its goals
  • Motivate teams to perform and ensure team members are collectively responsible for all aspects of the committed work (analysis, development, testing, documentation, etc.) 
  • Identify, address, and communicate project risks, dependencies, and team impediments
  • Ensure the team’s “definition of done” is well defined on the story, sprint, and release levels
  • Facilitate productivity through discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Shield the team from external interferences
  • Assist with internal and external communication, and improving transparency
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised with an emphasis on problem solving
  • Assess the Scrum maturity of the team and coach the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable …
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