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ScrumMaster in Vienna, VA at TECHEAD

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Vienna, VA
  • Experience:
    5 years
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2018

Job Description


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Techead | 10400 | KO
McLean, Virginia
ScrumMaster- Contract Opportunity 


TECHEAD is seeking a ScrumMaster to join our team. As a ScrumMaster your tasks will include but may not be limited to:

Support the product development process:



  • Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed


Scrum-related meetings:



  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress

  • Maintain process documentation

  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles


Support the Product Owner:



  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance

  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs


Support the product team:



  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices

  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions

  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution

  • Empower the team to self-organize





Job Requirements

Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types

  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level

  • A thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures

  • Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills

  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential

  • A collaborative approach to driving decisions

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail

  • Must be a Certified ScrumMaster with 5+ years of project management experience and 5+ years of ScrumMaster experience



TECHEAD's mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. For more information on TECHEAD please visit www.techead.com. No second parties will be accepted.