Certified SCRUM Master (CSM)

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 11-01-2018
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  • Washington Dc/Wilkes-Barres, PA area - Local candidates only
  • W2, long term assignment
  • Ability to obtain public trust clearance
  • Able to perform the complete system life cycle using the Agile Scrum Methodology phases from project initiation, analysis and requirements, design, coding, testing and implementation
  • Able to create User Stories and define Acceptance Criteria as to when code is “Ready”
  • Schedule/facilitate sprint planning meeting(s) prior to the beginning of each sprint
  • Ability to break down project schedule/sprint schedule into measurable activities that do not exceed five days in length
  • Communicate stories for the upcoming sprint to the backlog owner and stakeholders
  • Support the Backlog Owner and Portfolio Manager in updating weekly critical path analysis charts
  • Schedule and facilitate daily scrum sessions
  • Add or remove stories based on burn-down of the current sprint
  • Ability to determine the workload of each member during each sprint so that maximum features are developed as early as possible
  • Facilitate retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint/project – ensure highest priority retrospective points are followed up on and closed out
  • Monitor team backlog daily and ensure it accurately reflects the current state, including time to be burned and status
  • Participate in Release retrospective and cross team retrospectives
Preferred Skills
  • Able to generate test cases and have knowledge of producing a Requirement Traceability Matrix document
  • Able to adhere to client development standards and SOX compliance
  • Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain system documentation
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of ten (10) years experience in project management or related field, preferably in the area of Software application development and/or related ;
  • A degree from an accredited College/University in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline is preferred;
  • Certified as a ScrumMaster from an accredited institution
  • 5+ years of experience as the member of an Agile scrum development team
  • At least one project of medium complexity as the ScrumMaster leading an Agile scrum development team
Additional Provisions
  • Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.
  • If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance.
  • All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have permanent residence status Green Card.
  • Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years.
  • Cannot have more than 6 months cumulative outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.)
  • The enforced dress code is business casual, i.e. collared shirt with slacks for men, no skirts above the knee for women.
Place and Period of Performance
Hours of support: The standard work week for contract staff will be 5 days a week and 8 hours per day preferable Monday through Friday.
Contract staff may be required to travel to support business efforts.
Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA
PoP: Through 9/30/2018 plus extension

Candidates must have all required skills/experience to be considered.
Candidates must be a US Citizen
Candidates need Public Trust Clearance
Locations: Washington, DC/Wilkes-Barre PA

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