Sevatec Inc.

  • Agile Coach/Scrum Master

    Job Locations US-MD-Lanham
    Posted Date 3 days ago(11/14/2018 2:08 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1619
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Sevatec, Inc. is seeking an Agile Coach/Scrum Master with coaching/development experience with Federal Government Agile projects. The successful candidate will be closely working with the customer, Agile teams and other contractors and expected to understand the Agile development tools and processes. Provide Scrum Master role in relation to agile transformation.  Provide guidance on agile principles, frameworks, methodologies and provide technical guidance to development, testing, and engineering teams to help define tasks to achieve agile transformation milestones

    Responsibilities

    • Mentor the customer, Sevatec, and other contractor technical SMEs in modern development best practices with hands on experience.
    • Demonstrate understanding of agile methodologies and provide necessary agile coaching, customer training, and mentoring of agile methodologies that fit into the delivery environment.
    • Facilitate mob programming, technical retrospectives, team communication, Agile ceremonies, training the teams in modern development practices
    • Assist in preparing the overall planning of the projects, and provide guidance on technical adoption and migration strategies.
    • Review project risks and address them promptly. Assist project manager and team leads to lean processes and introduce lean thinking to eliminate waste in processes to reduce development cycle time.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years of Agile experience with 2+ years of experience as a Technical Lead or Technical Agile Coach.
    • Required Certification(s): Certified Scrum Master 
    • Hands on experience with all aspects of implementing agile practices in a technical environment
    • Project Management experience
    • Experience with agile transformation
    • Proven ability to facilitate root cause analysis, problem identification and resolution.
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
    • Flexible and adaptable to work in ambiguous situations.
    • Active team player and works collaboratively with and through others.
    • Experience with Agile/DevOps tools are very desirable: Configuration Management, ALM tools; Testing; Continuous Integration; and Static Code Analyzer.

    Desired Experience

    • Experience working in the federal environment
    • Experience facilitating a federal agency transformation to Agile

    Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Government Agency Suitability clearance.

     

     

    EEO Statement:  Sevatec is an equal opportunity employer and 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."

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