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SAIC | Alexandria, Virginia
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Project Manager / Scrum Master (Job Number:430096)

Description:



JOB DESCRIPTION:

The successful candidate will provide effective leadership, collaboration, and facilitation supporting the agile development delivery of application. He/She will also support the project leadership team in day-to-day project management activities on a large systems integration and application development project with a Federal government agency.

Job Responsibilities:
- Act as liason between customer, CIO, and development teams
- Support the development manager and project leads as necessary
- Deliver timely status and updates customer leads.
- Support Agile based SDLC for software development creating necessary standards, tools and best practices.
- Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting
- Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
- Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice
- Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs
- Improve the productivity of the sprint teams

Qualifications:
REQUIRED SKILLS:
- Bachelor's Degree and 5 years' related experience.
- Must have at least 1 years of experience using Agile methodology
- Must have exceptional communication, organization, reporting and time management skills
- Must be collaborative in driving decisions Ability to understand technical issues
- Ability to prioritize and handle changing deadlines
- Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines
- Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear sprint performance standards, resolve sprint performance issues, keep team engaged and on task
- Results Driven (Prioritizing, Taking Initiative, Taking Ownership) Team Leadership (Demonstrating Teamwork, Influencing Others, Interacting with Others, Maintaining Composure, Motivating Others, Providing Direction and Leadership, Dealing with Stress)
- Must have or obtain a Certified Scrum Master and have 1+ years of experience in an Agile development project
- Previous software development experience with Java and J2EE web- based applications
- Experience working with agile methodologies on large scale, technically complex projects for a large enterprise
- Experience with Rally as an tracking tool is a plus
- Understand Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams in a fast paced environment
- All qualified candidates must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 29, 2017, 12:59:53 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-ALEXANDRIA
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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