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Senior Scrum Master

Washington, DC (Remote)

Position Description

The Scrum Master will direct the daily activities of multiple delivery teams that support, enhance, and develop enterprise systems for a federal government customer. Their daily responsibilities include the following:

  • Organizes and facilitates project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Tracks and communicates team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Maintain process documentation.
  • Ensures that the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
  • Assists as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Assists with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Assists with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs.
  • Assists the team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.
  • Participates proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.
  • Identifies and removes impediments and prevents distractions.
  • Facilitates discussion and conflict resolution.
  • Empowers the team to self-organize.
  • Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
  • Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.

Required Skills

  • Holds active Certified Scrum Master certification from Scrum Alliance or similar accredited organization
  • Holds active SAFe certification
  • At least 6 years of IT experience on systems development projects, preferably with experience in development roles
  • At least 5 years of experience in a Scrum Master role
  • Experience leading multiple, parallel Scrum teams
  • Experience guiding customers in adoption of Agile and DevOps principles
  • At least 2 years of experience using Agile work management tools to manage the Agile process
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems or related field (or equivalent experience)

Desirable Skills

  • Prior experience in implementing Agile / Scrum development practices in the Federal Government.
  • Prior experience in web development roles, especially .NET development experience.
  • Prior experience providing Agile process support for Operations-focused teams using Kanban
  • Federal Government Public Trust clearance

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Our Benefits

  • Major Medical, Dental, Vision (HMO or POS)
  • Short, Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance​
  • 401(k) with Matching Contributions
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Optional Supplemental Life, AD&D
  • 10 Paid Holidays Per Year​
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Merit Bonuses​

What Makes us Procentrix

We operate on the principle of “mutual respect” and recognize that at the core of every successful company are people and when those people are challenged, encouraged and respected, they create the framework within which creativity and innovation thrives.

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Our employees are our most important asset. They develop our solutions, deliver our services, and are the face of our company.

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We encourage people to “think outside the box”. We listen to each other's ideas. Not all are pursued but none are ignored.

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We were founded on the promise of sound business ethics. We respect our customers, employees, and business partners and we lead by example.

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Our strong benefits package attracts and retains top quality, highly-motivated individuals who share our enthusiasm and drive.

Awards and Recognition

Our company culture and the innovative employees it has attracted is paying off! We have been honored to receive many prestigious awards and we cherish the many informal praises we receive from our customers.

Washington Post Best Places to work Virginia Best Places to work Inc. 5000