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Job Location: Baltimore, MD

Job #: 9265
Title: Scrum Master
Job Location: Woodlawn, Maryland - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: NO


Title: Scrum Master

Employment Type: Contract - Long-term

Location: Woodlawn, MD


Description of Work:
Support the product development process:
Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other meetings
Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress within the agreed reporting framework
Maintain process documentation
Support and enforce the Agile methodology and framework used by the project team
Fulfill the role of the Scrum Master, leading product development teams in the delivery of business critical, enterprise software development projects to our production systems
Ensure the Scrum Framework is implemented effectively and provides coaching and training at the team level to maximize its benefits
Support the Product Owner
Assist with product backlog maintenance as needed
Assist with internal and external communication to improve transparency
Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs
Assist with the launch plan and overseeing the coordinated roll out and delivery
Support the Scrum Team
Assist with making appropriate commitments to deliver business value through story selection, definition of tasks and estimation
Participate proactively in developing and maintaining standards, tools and best practices
Identify and remove impediments
Facilitate team discussion and conflict resolution
Help the team to learn from experience
Empower the team to self-organize
Provide support with risk management, release management, facilitate release planning activities,
Adopt a positive attitude about Agile processes, ensure tasks are flowing from one phase to the next, facilitate the basics of the process (i.e. transparency, project information is current, impediments are being eliminated)
Conduct Scrum team training, retrospective workshops, Lean software development workshops for infrastructure teams.
Analyze and articulate complex subject matter via white papers and presentations, enabling the ease of comprehension by customers and all stakeholders.
Maintain an in-depth knowledge of customers lifecycles, standards, and supporting processes and practices
Support the development and execution plan to support the transformation to Agile methodology, including development of processes, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons-learned.
Ensure HIPAA violations do not occur within the program by taking a proactive role in the constant vigilance and rigor to emphasize HIPAA compliance throughout all levels of the program (systems, personnel, and data). To be fully aware of all PHI/PII within their respective program and how it is protected. Provide continuous training to ensure all staff understand and can execute their role in HIPAA compliance. HIPAA compliance is to be prioritized over project schedules. Working with their program security lead, ensure all required safeguards are in place. Require and support developers use of secure coding practices (as applicable to program SOW). Be fully conversant (and ensure staff are trained) on breach notification procedures for your program.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree and 14 years of relative experience, Masters degree and 12 years of relative experience, or 18 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree.
Minimum of 7 years of experience working as part of the Scrum team (as Scrum Master, Product Owner, Team member, or a combination thereof)
Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Scrum Master on a Scrum team
Minimum of 1 year of experience teaching others how to become Agile
Certification: Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must have experience in communicating with all levels of executives.
Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder) in order to obtain and maintain clearance
Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Position of Public Trust

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with multiple scrum teams in different organizations.
Experience with and understanding of doing business with the federal government.
Ability to understand technical legacy systems and associated component functionalities.
Experience with enterprise architecture, application planning, and deployment.
Experience leading efforts to prepare life cycle documents, including Use Cases, Requirements System Design Alternatives, System Development Plans, Detailed Design Specifications, and Implementation Plans.
A solid understanding of SSA operations.

Preferred Certifications:
Certification as Agile Coach
Agile Certified Practitioner
Certification as a Product Owner (CPO)
SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
Project Management Professional (PMP)

Please email your word copy of your resume.
Boston Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses e-verify to check employment eligibility.


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