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Jr. Scrum Master
Summary
Title:Jr. Scrum Master
ID:DP2020JSM-01
Position Type:Full - Time
Location:Lexington Park, MD
Description

Spalding Consulting, Inc. is seeking a Jr. Scrum Master in Lexington Park, MD.  Spalding Consulting, Inc. is a professional services company delivering cutting-edge solutions to the Department of Defense since 2001. Our expert-level solutions include software development, information technology, program management, financial management and business intelligence services.  Spalding Consulting offers competitive compensation, career development, flexible work schedules and excellent benefits.


Position Type: Full - Time


Essential Functions:
This position supports a team of software developers that are architecting and implementing solutions following Agile principles. Become part of a multi-disciplinary team that is supporting Naval Aviation Logistic IT infrastructure. Work across a portfolio of web enabled applications (ASP.net, Cold Fusion, and Java) and databases (Oracle and Teradata) that support Naval Aviation readiness. 

  • Researches, tracks, follows up on, and resolves impediments for the scrum team(s)
  • Communicates with the scrum team, scrum master, customers, and all levels of management
  • Facilitates sprint ceremonies, such as daily scrum, retrospectives, sprint planning, and backlog grooming
  • Gathers and presents scrum team metrics and works with the team to implement improvements that are reflected in the teams’ sprint velocity
  • Mentors the scrum  team on agile practices and on becoming more agile with each sprint
  • Manages Scrum boards in Jira
  • Assists the team with gathering customer requirements and user story development following Agile methodologies
  • Provides status of Trouble Reports at the weekly Product Demo
  • Other Duties as assigned or required

 

Qualifications and Experience:

Required:

  • At least 1 year of experience as a Jr. Scrum Master or position of equivalent responsibility
  • Two years of technical experience
  • Agile Methodology experience
  • Full Life Cycle for Software Development experience including requirements, design, development, testing, and implementation
  • Experience with: Collaboration Tools (e.g. JIRA, SharePoint); CM Tools (TFS or Star Team); Help Desk Software (HEAT); Code Reviews; Databases and ERDs (Oracle, Sybase, Teradata, SQL Server); Software Development Documentation
  • Familiarity with Programming Languages & Technologies including ColdFusion; QlikView or QlikSense; ASP.NET; JAVA; ETL/Data Warehousing (Informatica); Shell Scripting; HTML; COGNOS and other Warehousing and Reporting Tools
  • Experience Facilitating Government Customers and/or Project Team meetings
  • Experience with conducting Agile meetings: Daily Scrums, Sprint Retrospectives, Sprint Accomplishment meetings.


Desired:

  • Scrum Master Certification
  • Project Management experience
  • Security+ certification
  • MS project experience


Security Clearance:
Active Secret clearance required.

Education:
BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Engineering, Business, or Mathematics is desired. 


Spalding Consulting, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. We will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. Spalding Consulting, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages minorities, women, disabled, and veterans to apply for job openings within our company.

 


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